ADAGIO OF AWAKENING, by Brett J. Baker, Royal Crown Press

Brett Baker is an independent author and publisher, and is a graduate of the University of Colorado. He is unmarried, and he lives in Denver, CO. For more information about Brett or his books, please visit http://www.brettbaker.ws. Rin and Lexi Halloran were just two ordinary teens growing up in Chicago. Then they were abducted from … Continue reading ADAGIO OF AWAKENING, by Brett J. Baker, Royal Crown Press

JERUSALEM’S QUEEN: THE SILENT YEARS: A NOVEL OF SALOME ALEXANDRA, by Angela Hunt, Bethany House/Bakers Publishing Group

Born in the small village of Modein, a town made famous by the warrior Maccabees, Salome Alexandra knows better than to harbor grand dreams for her future. She pales in comparison to her beautiful older sister, and though she learns to read at an early age, girls are not valued for their intellectual ability. But … Continue reading JERUSALEM’S QUEEN: THE SILENT YEARS: A NOVEL OF SALOME ALEXANDRA, by Angela Hunt, Bethany House/Bakers Publishing Group

BEGONE THE RAGGEDY WITCHES, by Celine Kiernan, Candlewick Press

When witches kidnap her dad, Mup is swept up in a wild tide of magic that carries her to another world. Can she reunite her family and find her way back? On the night that Aunty dies, the raggedy witches come for Mup's family. Pale, cold, and relentless, the witches will do anything for the … Continue reading BEGONE THE RAGGEDY WITCHES, by Celine Kiernan, Candlewick Press

MIRAGE, by Somaiya Daud, Flatiron Books

In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation; she dreams of writing poetry like the old-world poems she adores; she dreams of receiving a sign from Dihya that one day, she, too, will have adventure, and travel beyond … Continue reading MIRAGE, by Somaiya Daud, Flatiron Books

RUIN OF STARS, by Linsey Miller, Sourcebooks Fire

The thrilling conclusion to the Mask of Shadows duology that weaves a tale of magic, shadows, and most importantly, revenge. As one of the Queen’s elite assassins, Sal finally has the power, prestige, and permission to hunt down the lords who killed their family. But Sal still has to figure out who the culprits are. … Continue reading RUIN OF STARS, by Linsey Miller, Sourcebooks Fire

THE QUEEN’S RISING, by Rebecca Ross, Harper Teen, ARC Review

Description: When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron. Growing up in the southern Kingdom of Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have prepared her for such a life. While some are born with an innate talent for one of … Continue reading THE QUEEN’S RISING, by Rebecca Ross, Harper Teen, ARC Review