Book Review

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

They killed my mother.They took our magic.They tried to bury us.Now we rise.Zélie Adebola remembers when the soil of Orïsha hummed with magic. Burners ignited flames, Tiders beckoned waves, and Zélie’s Reaper mother summoned forth souls.But everything changed the night magic disappeared. Under the orders of a ruthless king, maji were killed, leaving Zélie without… Continue reading Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha #1) by Tomi Adeyemi

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A Test of Courage (Star Wars Disney Canon Junior Novel) by Justina Ireland

Vernestra Rwoh is a new Jedi Knight at age sixteen, but her first real assignment feels an awful lot like babysitting. She's been charged with supervising twelve-year old aspiring inventor Avon Starros on a cruiser headed to the dedication of a wondrous new space station called Starlight Beacon.But soon into their journey, bombs go off… Continue reading A Test of Courage (Star Wars Disney Canon Junior Novel) by Justina Ireland

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The Butcher’s Daughter (The Queen’s Privateer #1) by Mark M. McMillin

In an age ruled by iron men, in a world of new discovery and Spanish gold, a young Irishwoman named Mary rises from the ashes of her broken childhood with ships and men-at-arms under her command. She and her loyal crew prowl the Caribbean and prosper in the New World for a time until the… Continue reading The Butcher’s Daughter (The Queen’s Privateer #1) by Mark M. McMillin

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Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

When fourteen-year-old Padmé Naberrie wins the election for Queen of Naboo, she adopts the name Amidala and leaves her family to the rule from the royal palace. To keep her safe and secure, she’ll need a group of skilled handmaidens who can be her assistants, confidantes, defenders, and decoys. Each girl is selected for her… Continue reading Queen’s Peril by E.K. Johnston

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A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab

THE BALANCE OF POWER HAS FINALLY TIPPED...The precarious equilibrium among four Londons has reached its breaking point. Once brimming with the red vivacity of magic, darkness casts a shadow over the Maresh Empire, leaving a space for another London to rise. This is the third (and possibly not the final?) book in the Shades of… Continue reading A Conjuring of Light (Shades of Magic #3) by V.E. Schwab

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A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic #2) by V.E. Schwab

It has been four months since a mysterious obsidian stone fell into Kell's possession. Four months since his path crossed with Delilah Bard. Four months since Prince Rhy was wounded, and since the nefarious Dane twins of White London fell, and four months since the stone was cast with Holland's dying body through the rift--back… Continue reading A Gathering of Shadows (Shades of Magic #2) by V.E. Schwab

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Hood by Jenny Elder Moke

Isabelle of Kirklees has only ever known a quiet life inside the sheltered walls of the convent, where she lives with her mother, Marien. But after she is arrested by royal soldiers for defending innocent villagers, Isabelle becomes the target of the Wolf, King John's ruthless right hand. Desperate to keep her daughter safe, Marien… Continue reading Hood by Jenny Elder Moke

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A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) by V.E. Schwab

Kell is one of the last Antari—magicians with a rare, coveted ability to travel between parallel Londons; Red, Grey, White, and, once upon a time, Black.Kell was raised in Arnes—Red London—and officially serves the Maresh Empire as an ambassador, traveling between the frequent bloody regime changes in White London and the court of George III… Continue reading A Darker Shade of Magic (Shades of Magic #1) by V.E. Schwab

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Black Spire (Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge #2) by Delilah S. Dawson

After devastating losses at the hands of the First Order, General Leia Organa has dispatched her agents across the galaxy in search of allies, sanctuary, and firepower—and her top spy, Vi Moradi, may have just found all three, on a secluded world at the galaxy’s edge. Black Spire was an enjoyable book. I could not… Continue reading Black Spire (Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge #2) by Delilah S. Dawson

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Razor’s Edge (Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion #1) by Martha Wells

Times are desperate for the Rebel Alliance. Harassment by the Empire and a shortage of vital supplies are hindering completion of a new secret base on the ice planet Hoth. So when Mid Rim merchants offer much-needed materials for sale, Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo lead an Alliance delegation to negotiate a deal. I… Continue reading Razor’s Edge (Star Wars: Empire and Rebellion #1) by Martha Wells