The Night Circus Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking amazements. It is called Le Cirque des Rêves, and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a … Continue reading The Night Circus Review

The Hazel Wood Review 

Synopsis from Flatiron Books: Seventeen-year-old Alice and her mother have spent most of Alice’s life on the road, always a step ahead of the uncanny bad luck biting at their heels. But when Alice’s grandmother, the reclusive author of a cult-classic book of pitch-dark fairy tales, dies alone on her estate, the Hazel Wood, Alice … Continue reading The Hazel Wood Review 

Girls Made of Snow and Glass Review 

Synopsis from Flatiron Books: Frozen meets The Bloody Chamber in this feminist fantasy reimagining of the Snow White fairytale At sixteen, Mina's mother is dead, her magician father is vicious, and her silent heart has never beat with love for anyone—has never beat at all, in fact, but she’d always thought that fact normal. She … Continue reading Girls Made of Snow and Glass Review 

A Gathering of Shadows Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Four months have passed since the mysterious stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Rhy was wounded and the Dane twins fell, and the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift, and into Black London. In many ways, things … Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Legend Review – Buddy Read with Icebreaker694

Synopsis from Edelweiss: What was once the western United States is now home to the Republic, a nation perpetually at war with its neighbors. Born into an elite family in one of the Republic's wealthiest districts, fifteen-year-old June is a prodigy being groomed for success in the Republic's highest military circles. Born into the slums, … Continue reading Legend Review – Buddy Read with Icebreaker694

Dark Breaks the Dawn Review 

Synopsis from Scholastic: Book one in a haunting and romantic YA duology packed with action, romance, and betrayal from the critically acclaimed author of the Defy trilogy, Sara B. Larson. On her eighteenth birthday, Princess Evelayn of Eadrolan, the Light Kingdom, can finally access the full range of her magical powers. The light looks brighter, … Continue reading Dark Breaks the Dawn Review 

The Disappearances Review 

Synopsis from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Website: What if the ordinary things in life suddenly…disappeared? Aila Quinn’s mother, Juliet, has always been a mystery: vibrant yet guarded, she keeps her secrets beyond Aila’s reach. When Juliet dies, Aila and her younger brother Miles are sent to live in Sterling, a rural town far from home—and the … Continue reading The Disappearances Review 

This Savage Song Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: There’s no such thing as safe in a city at war; a city overrun with monsters. In this dark urban fantasy from acclaimed author Victoria Schwab, a young woman and a young man must choose whether to become heroes or villains—and friends or enemies—with the future of their homes at stake. For … Continue reading This Savage Song Review

The Wood Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: After her father goes missing in the woods that they protect, Winter tries to seek the truth in what happened, why the wood is changing, and what it all has to do with the arrival of a mysterious stranger in this thrilling YA debut. When Winter’s dad goes missing during his nightly … Continue reading The Wood Review 

William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Blackthorn Key meets The Da Vinci Code in this award-winning novel about a puzzle-solving genius who is forced to use his skills to face a danger that has been lurking in the background for years. Twelve-year-old William Wenton is a puzzle-solving genius. He lives with his family in a quiet Norwegian town. … Continue reading William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle Review

A Darker Shade of Magic Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Prepare to be dazzled by a world of parallel Londons—where magic thrives, starves, or lies forgotten, and where power can destroy just as quickly as it can create. Kell is one of the last Travelers—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel universes—as such, he can choose where he lands. … Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic Review – Buddy Read with Namitha @ Teen Memoir

Dividing Eden Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Twins Carys and Andreus were never destined to rule Eden. With their older brother next in line to inherit the throne, the future of the kingdom was secure. But appearances—and rivals—can be deceiving. When Eden’s king and crown prince are killed by assassins, Eden desperately needs a monarch, but the line of … Continue reading Dividing Eden Review 

Sage Alexander and the Hall of Nightmares Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The World is Darker than it Seems. The Light is Coming. Demons, vicious half-humans and evil creatures of myth and legend prowl the earth, unseen to human eyes - but not to the eyes of 14-year-old Sage Alexander. Descended from humans and angels, Sage has the power to see and fight all … Continue reading Sage Alexander and the Hall of Nightmares Review 

The Glittering Court Review – Buddy Read with SydneysShelves

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Big and sweeping, spanning the refined palaces of Osfrid to the gold dust and untamed forests of Adoria, The Glittering Court tells the story of Adelaide, an Osfridian countess who poses as her servant to escape an arranged marriage and start a new life in Adoria, the New World. But to do … Continue reading The Glittering Court Review – Buddy Read with SydneysShelves

Long May She Reign Review

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Freya was never meant be queen. Twenty third in line to the throne, she never dreamed of a life in the palace, and would much rather research in her laboratory than participate in the intrigues of court. However, when an extravagant banquet turns deadly and the king and those closest to him … Continue reading Long May She Reign Review

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Review – Group Buddy Read!

Synopsis from Scholastic Inc: The Dursleys were so mean and hideous that summer that all Harry Potter wanted was to get back to the Hogwarts School for Witchcraft and Wizardry. But just as he's packing his bags, Harry receives a warning from a strange, impish creature named Dobby who says that if Harry Potter returns … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Review – Group Buddy Read!

The Leaf Reader Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Like a contemporary take on Libba Bray’s Gemma Doyle, Marnie Wells comes face-to-face with the occult, discovering she can tell the future by reading tea leaves. Marnie Wells knows that she creeps people out. It’s not really her fault; her brother is always in trouble, and her grandmother, who’s been their guardian … Continue reading The Leaf Reader Review 

Corruption Review 

Synopsis from Edelweiss: The thrilling finale to bestselling author Jessica Shirvington’s Disruption series. How do you live with yourself when you’ve deceived the one you love? How do you move on when the person you’ve been fighting to save betrays you? Two years ago, Maggie Stevens began the hunt. Four weeks ago, Maggie’s world fell … Continue reading Corruption Review 

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review – Group Buddy Read

Synopsis from Scholastic Inc: Harry Potter's life is miserable. His parents are dead and he's stuck with his heartless relatives, who force him to live in a tiny closet under the stairs. But his fortune changes when he receives a letter that tells him the truth about himself: he's a wizard. A mysterious visitor rescues … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Review – Group Buddy Read

Princess of Tyrone Review 

Synopsis provided by the Author: Apolline is happy hunting magical creatures on her pirate infested outer-perimeter planet. She is a fantastic shot, and doesn’t flinch at the blood and guts of her kills. Never once did she consider she could be the missing Princess of Tyrone. All her life, she has heard the story of the Princess, … Continue reading Princess of Tyrone Review 

The Night Circus Review – Buddy Read with Shi at BookwormInk

About: The Night Circus is a fiction novel written by Erin Morgenstern. It was published on 9/13/11 by Doubleday, 400 pages. The genres are fantasy, fiction, romance, and historical fiction. This book seems to be the author's only published book. BUDDY READ QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Questions from Shi @ Bookworm Ink: 1) If you were … Continue reading The Night Circus Review – Buddy Read with Shi at BookwormInk

The Shadow Queen Review 

Synopsis from Goodreads: Lorelai Diederich, crown princess and fugitive at large, has one mission: kill the wicked queen who took both the Ravenspire throne and the life of her father. To do that, Lorelai needs to use the one weapon she and Queen Irina have in common—magic. She’ll have to be stronger, faster, and more … Continue reading The Shadow Queen Review 

Unplugged Review

Synopsis from Goodreads: Humanity is split into the App World and the Real World—an extravagant virtual world for the wealthy and a dying physical world for the poor. Years ago, Skylar Cruz’s family sent her to the App World for a chance at a better life. Now Skye is a nobody, a virtual sixteen-year-old girl … Continue reading Unplugged Review

A Court of Thorns and Roses Review

About: A Court of Thorns and Roses is a fiction novel written by Sarah J. Maas. This book was published on 5/5/2015 by Bloomsbury Childrens, 416 pages. The genres are fantasy, young adult, romance, magic, retellings, fairy tales, etc. There will be 4 books in this series: book 1 is called A Court of Thorns and … Continue reading A Court of Thorns and Roses Review

Ever the Hunted Review – Buddy Read with Stephanie at TeacherofYA

Synopsis from NetGalley: Seventeen year-old Britta Flannery is at ease only in the woods with her dagger and bow. She spends her days tracking criminals alongside her father, a legendary bounty hunter—that is, until her father is murdered. The alleged killer is none other than Cohen McKay, her father's former apprentice. The only friend she's … Continue reading Ever the Hunted Review – Buddy Read with Stephanie at TeacherofYA

Hunted Review – Buddy Read with Sam @ One Bookish Girl

Synopsis from Edelweiss: Beauty knows the Beast’s forest in her bones—and in her blood. Though she grew up with the city’s highest aristocrats, far from her father’s old lodge, she knows that the forest holds secrets and that her father is the only hunter who’s ever come close to discovering them. So when her father … Continue reading Hunted Review – Buddy Read with Sam @ One Bookish Girl

Roseblood Review – Buddy Read with Irena @ Book Dust Magic

About: Roseblood is a fiction novel written by A.G. Howard. It will be published on 1/10/2017 by Amulet Books, 432 pages. The genres are retellings, young adult, fantasy, romance, paranormal, fairy tales, etc. The author has a Splintered series that I was told was worth the read. My Experience: I started reading Roseblood on 11/17/16 … Continue reading Roseblood Review – Buddy Read with Irena @ Book Dust Magic

Shadow and Bone Review – Buddy Read with Klara @ Ribbon Reviews

About: Shadow and Bone is a fiction novel written by Leigh Bardugo. The genres are fantasy, young adult, and paranormal. It was published on 6/5/2012 by Henry Holt and Company, 358 pages. This book is part of the Grisha Trilogy of 3 books: book 1 is called Shadow and Bone, book 2 is called Siege … Continue reading Shadow and Bone Review – Buddy Read with Klara @ Ribbon Reviews

Gilded Cage Review

About: Gilded Cage is a fiction novel written by Vic James. It will be published on 2/14/2017 by Del Rey Books, 368 pages. The genres are young adult, fiction, dystopia, and fantasy. There are 3 books to the Dark Gifts series: book 1 is called Gilded Cage, book 2 is called Tarnished City which will publish 8/7/18, … Continue reading Gilded Cage Review

The Wrath & the Dawn Review – Buddy Read with Lost in A Story

About: The Wrath & the Dawn is a fiction novel written by Renee Ahdieh. It was published on 5/12/2015 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers, 388 pages. The genres are fairy tales and fantasy. The sequel is The Rose & the Dagger, which was published on 4/26/2016. The Wrath & the Dawn is … Continue reading The Wrath & the Dawn Review – Buddy Read with Lost in A Story

Six of Crows Review

About: Six of Crows is a fiction novel written by Leigh Bardugo. It was published on 9/29/2015 by Henry Holt and Company, 465 pages. The genres are fantasy, young adult, and magic. This series has 2 books called Six of Crows Duology: book 1 is called Six of Crows and book 2 is called Crooked … Continue reading Six of Crows Review

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review

About: Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is a special rehearsal edition script written by J.K. Rowling, John Tiffany, and Jack Thorne. This book was published on 7/31/2016 by Arthur A. Levine Books, 327 pages. The genres are fantasy, young adult, fiction, and plays. This is considered the 8th book in the Harry Potter Collection. My Experience: I started reading … Continue reading Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Review

Disruption Review

About: Disruption is a fiction novel written by Jessica Shirvington. It was recently published on 10/4/2016 by Harper Collins, 400 pages. The genres are young adult, dystopia, science fiction, and romance. There are 2 books to this series so far: book 1 is called Disruption and book 2 is called Corruption. The author lives in Sydney, Australia … Continue reading Disruption Review