Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) by Neal Shusterman

      Title: Thunderhead (Arc of a Scythe #2) Author: Neal Shusterman Genres: Sci-Fi, Dystopia, Fantasy Target audience: Young adults Pages: 528 Published on: 03/05/2018 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★ Synopsis Rowan and Citra take opposite stances on the morality of the Scythedom, putting them at odds, in the second novel of the chilling New York Times bestselling series from Neal Shusterman, author of…

Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1) by Sebastien de Castell

  Title: Spellslinger (Spellslinger #1) Author: Sebastien de Castell Genres: Fantasy, Magic Target audience: Young adults Pages: 416 Published on: 07/04/2017 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★     “History is written by the victors, but the truth has a way of revealing itself. Magic is neither good nor evil, it is how we use it that…

The Dollmaker of Krakow by R. M. Romero

  Title: The Dollmaker of Krakow Author: R. M. Romero Genres: Historical Fiction, Fantasy Target audience: Children’s (Middle Grade) (just kidding, don’t let your kids read this) Pages: 288 Publication date: 05/10/2017 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★ If you like getting your heart reduced to nothing, read this book.   Synopsis Karolina is a living doll whose…

The Smoke Thieves (The Smoke Thieves #1) by Sally Green

Title: The Smoke Thieves (The Smoke Thieves #1) Author: Sally Green Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Pages: 512 Publication date: 03/05/18 (UK) My rating: ★★★★☆ Looking for an entertaining, fast-paced book? You’ve just found it! Synopsis A princess, a traitor, a hunter and a thief. Four teenagers with the fate of the world in their hands….

Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) by Neal Shusterman

  Title: Scythe (Arc of a Scythe #1) Author: Neal Shusterman Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult, Dystopia Pages: 448 Publication date: 01/02/2018 (UK) My rating: ★★★★★ The perfect world. The perfect book.      Synopsis In a world where disease, war and crime have been eliminated, the only way to die is to be randomly killed (“gleaned”) by professional scythes….

Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3) by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

Title: Obsidio (The Illuminae Files #3)   Authors: Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff Genres: Science Fiction, Young Adult Pages: 624 Publication date: 13th March 2018 My rating: ★★★★★ If there ever was a perfect ending to anything, this was it.    Synopsis Kady, Ezra, Hanna, and Nik narrowly escaped with their lives from the attacks…

Warcross (Warcross #1) by Marie Lu

  Title: Warcross (Warcross #1) Author: Marie Lu Genres: Young Adult, Science Fiction, Fantasy, Adventure, Dystopia Pages: 368 Published on: 12th September 2017 My rating: ★★★★★ If you love video games, there is nothing better than reading a book that really explores every little thing you can experience when you’re playing. Warcross is that book….

To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

  Title: To Kill a Kingdom Author: Alexandra Christo Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology (Mermaids) Pages: 384 Publishing date: 06/03/18 My rating: ★★★★☆ Right, how in the world can this be a debut novel? I need someone to explain to me how this can possibly the first book by Alexandra Christo that has ever been published. It’s too good to…

The Wizards of Once (The Wizards of Once #1) by Cressida Cowell

Title: The Wizards of Once (The Wizards of Once #1) Author: Cressida Cowell Genres: Fantasy, Children’s, Middle Grade Pages: 393 Published on: 19th September 2017 My rating: ★★★★★ The Wizards of Once is the kind of book every child should read. It’s also the kind of book every adult who is passionate about stories filled with adventure and…

The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon

Title: The Sun Is Also a Star Author: Nicola Yoon Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, Romance Pages: 348 My rating: ★★★★★ Don’t you love when you give a book a try, even when your expectations are low, and end up loving it? I certainly do and that’s what happened to me this time.     Synopsis…

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) by Holly Black

Title: The Cruel Prince Author: Holly Black Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Pages: 384 Publishing date: 02/01/18 My rating: ★☆☆☆☆ Have you ever been to a concert by a band you really like and ended up disappointed by their performance? I hope not; it’s such a lonely, guilty kind of feeling… Well, my experience with…

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

    Title: The Wicked Deep Author: Shea Ernshaw Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal Pages: 320 Publishing date: 08/03/18 (UK) My rating: ★★★★☆ The Wicked Deep drowned everything around me while I was reading it (pun absolutely intended). It’s so entertaining you’ll feel tempted to pick it up again right after you’ve put it down. Who knows, maybe…