A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic.Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity of Florian the man to earn the respect and protection of the crew. For Flora, former starving urchin, … Continue reading THE MERMAID, THE WITCH AND THE SEA, by Maggie Tokuda-Hall, Candlewick Press
A gorgeous and timely novel based on the incredible story of Sophie Scholl, a young German college student who challenged the Nazi regime during World War II as part of The White Rose, a non-violent resistance group. Disillusioned by the propaganda of Nazi Germany, Sophie Scholl, her brother, and his fellow soldiers formed the White … Continue reading WHITE ROSE, by Kip Wilson, HMHTeen, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books for Young Readers
BOOK BLOG TOUR: FEATURING The Blurb: A pilot on the run. A cargo that’ll change the fate of the galaxy forever. And the might of the military working to stop Star Shepherd from delivering salvation to the people. Star Shepherd knows a raw deal when he sees one. And he’s got the worst one in … Continue reading BOOK BLOG TOUR: FEATURING: STAR SHEPHERD, by R.R. Virdi, Bolide Publishing Limited
In the city of Eldra, people are ruled by ancient prophecies. For centuries, the high council has stayed in power by virtue of the prophecies of the elder seers. After the last infallible prophecy came to pass, growing unrest led to murders and an eventual rebellion that raged for more than a decade. In the … Continue reading BENEATH THE CITADEL, by Destiny Soria, Amulet Books/Abrams – REREAD!!!
Wellington is in secret captivity in the Sicily Isles and the Cornish are threatening to join forces with France against the English. Against this tumultuous backdrop, Hester Harewood manages to escape from the French soldiers who have killed her black sea captain father. Her rescuer – Jack 'Crow' Crowlas – takes her to shelter with … Continue reading FALSE LIGHTS, by K.J. Whittaker, Head of Zeus, IPG
OVERVIEW: Nestled within the folds of a war-torn and ruined world, there lies a village. It has no name; it is full of secrets. Its women survive because they seem to have found a remedy for war; its men survive because the women let them. They all survive because Fate allows it. Kate never thought … Continue reading BREEDER: ARROW FLIGHT #1, by Casey Hays, Self-Published
TORN is the first book in an enchanting debut fantasy series featuring a seamstress who stitches magic into clothing, and the mounting political uprising that forces her to choose between her family and her ambitions, for fans of The Queen of the Tearling. Sophie is a dressmaker who has managed to open her own shop … Continue reading TORN, by Rowenna Miller, Orbit Books/Hachette Book Group
Living on the roof to escape her crazy family works…until reality pulls Joyce back to the ground Joyce has had it with her family (especially with UFO-sighting Elaine who loves her guinea pig more than her own sister). Her solution? Move out of the house and pitch a tent on the roof for the summer. … Continue reading JELLY BEAN SUMMER, by Joyce Magnin, Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky