A Fantastic Sequel: The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig

The Ship Beyond Time by Heidi Heilig Series: The Girl from Everywhere #2 Published by Greenwillow on February 28 2017 Genres: Fantasy, Historical Fiction, YA Pages: 464 Goodreads The breathtaking sequel to the acclaimed The Girl from Everywhere. Nix has escaped her past, but when the person she loves most is at risk, even the daughter of a time traveler may not be able to outrun her fate—no matter where...

Mini Review: What is Not Yours is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

What is Not Your is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi Published by Riverhead Books on March 8th 2016 Genres: Short Stories, Fiction, Fantasy Pages: 325 Goodreads The key to a house, the key to a heart, the key to a secret—Oyeyemi’s keys not only unlock elements of her characters’ lives, they promise further labyrinths on the other side. In “Books and Roses” one special key opens a library, a garden,...

Japanese Revenge Fantasy: A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith

A Darkly Beating Heart by Lindsay Smith on October 25th 2016 Genres: Fantasy, LGBTQIA, Young Adult, YA Pages: 272 Goodreads A time-travel story that alternates between modern day and 19th century Japan as one girl confronts the darkness lurking in her soul. No one knows what to do with Reiko. She is full of hatred. All she can think about is how to best hurt herself and the people closest...

[Pique Week!] Inclusive Historical Fic and Friendships: Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

Iron Cast by Destiny Soria Published by Amulet Books on October 11th 2016 Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy, YA, Young Adult Pages: 384 Goodreads It’s Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths—whose "afflicted" blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art—captivate their audience. Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny Dervish recruited them into his circle. By night they...

[Blog Tour] Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova: Review & Short Q+A

Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Córdova Series: Brooklyn Brujas #1 Published by Sourcebooks Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, YA, LGBTQIA Pages: 340 Goodreads Nothing says Happy Birthday like summoning the spirits of your dead relatives. I fall to my knees. Shattered glass, melted candles and the outline of scorched feathers are all that surround me. Every single person who was in my house – my entire family — is gone. Alex...

Creepy and Atmospheric: As I Descended by Robin Talley

As I Descended by Robin Talley Published by HarperTeen on September 6th 2016 Genres: Paranormal, Retelling, Young Adult, LGBTQIA Pages: 384 Goodreads Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple—even if no one knows it but them. Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey. Golden child Delilah is a legend at the exclusive Acheron Academy, and the presumptive winner of...

Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter: another great installment in a wonderful series!

Ghostly Echoes by William Ritter Series: Jackaby #3 Published by Algonquin on August 23rd 2016 Genres: Mystery, Fantasy, Young Adult, YA Pages: 352 Goodreads Jenny Cavanaugh, the ghostly lady of 926 Augur Lane, has enlisted the investigative services of her fellow residents to solve a decade-old murder—her own. Abigail Rook and her eccentric employer, Detective R. F. Jackaby, dive into the cold case, starting with a search for Jenny’s fiancé,...

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill

The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill on August 9th 2016 Genres: Fantasy, Middle Grade Pages: 400 Goodreads Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise...

ARC Review: A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet

I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.A Promise of Fire by Amanda Bouchet Series: The Kingmaker Chronicles #1 Published by Sourcebooks on August 2nd, 2016 Genres: Fantasy Pages: 448 Goodreads Catalia "Cat" Fisa is a powerful clairvoyant known as the Kingmaker. This smart-mouthed soothsayer has no interest in her...

The Winner’s Kiss by Marie Rutkoski [Spoiler Free Review]

The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski Series: The Winner's Trilogy #3 Published by Farrar Straus Giroux on March 29th 2016 Genres: Fantasy, Romance, Young Adult, YA Pages: 352 Goodreads War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it with untrustworthy new allies and the empire as his enemy. Though he has convinced himself that he no longer loves Kestrel, Arin hasn’t forgotten her, or how she became exactly the...