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Fierce Fairytales: Poems & Stories to Stir Your Soul by Nikita Gill

Fierce Fairytales: Poems & Stories to Stir Your Soul by Nikita Gill Poet, writer, and Instagram sensation Nikita Gill returns with a collection of fairytales poetically retold for a new generation of women.  Traditional fairytales are rife with cliches and gender stereotypes: beautiful, silent princesses; ugly, jealous, and bitter villainesses; girls who need rescuing; and men who take all the glory. But in this rousing new prose and poetry collection, Nikita Gill gives Once Upon …

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Practical Magic Series by Alice Hoffman

Practical Magic Series by Alice Hoffman Practical Magic author Alice Hoffman has added a new and engrossing title to her Owens’ family! The Rules of Magic follows the two aunts in Practical Magic, detailing their own mother’s fears about their burgeoning powers and the sisters’ journey. Practical Magic The Owens sisters confront the challenges of life and love in this bewitching novel from New York Times bestselling author Alice Hoffman. For more than two hundred years, the Owens women have been …

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Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan Each year, eight beautiful girls are chosen as Paper Girls to serve the king. It’s the highest honor they could hope for…and the most cruel. But this year, there’s a ninth girl. And instead of paper, she’s made of fire. In this lush fantasy, Lei is a member of the Paper caste, the lowest and most oppressed class in Ikhara. She lives in a remote village with her …

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The Guinevere’s Tale Trilogy by Nicole Evelina (Guinevere’s Tale Compendium)

The Guinevere’s Tale Trilogy by Nicole Evelina (Guinevere’s Tale Compendium) Guinevere is remembered for her role as King Arthur’s wife and for her adulterous affair with Lancelot. But there is so much more to her story… Priestess. Queen. Warrior. Experience the world of King Arthur through Guinevere’s eyes as she matures from a young priestess who never dreamed of becoming queen to the stalwart defender of a nation and a mistress whose sin would go …

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The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke

The Boneless Mercies by April Genevieve Tucholke They called us the Mercies, or sometimes the Boneless Mercies. They said we were shadows, ghosts, and if you touched our skin we dissolved into smoke …  Frey, Ovie, Juniper, and Runa are Boneless Mercies – death-traders, hired to kill quickly, quietly and mercifully. It is a job for women, and women only. Men will not do this sad, dark work. Frey has no family, no home, no …

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A Halloween Carol by Sean M. Hogan

A Halloween Carol by Sean M. Hogan A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A HALLOWEEN TWIST!!! An electrifyingly creepy and hilarious tale guaranteed to haunt and delight young readers for many spooky seasons to come! Fourteen-year-old Zach Hall begins the Halloween holiday with his patented miserly contempt. Even the sudden appearance of a zombie named Kevin and a little witch named Alice, his new friendly neighbors, can’t break him from his funk. That is, until Zach meets …

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All Fall Down by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #2)

All Fall Down by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #2) Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in Book 2 of the latest dark YA contemp series by the author of Every Breath… A ringmaster’s daughter and a bearded lady’s son join forces to stop a saboteur… Nineteen-year-old Fleur Klatsch is loyal to her trapeze team and her ringmaster father, dedicated to the circus, and tough on everyone around her. After a series of accidents at Klatsch’s Karnival, …

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All the Little Bones by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #1)

All the Little Bones by Ellie Marney (Circus Hearts #1) Carnival glamour and swoon-worthy romance in Book 1 of the latest dark YA contemp series from the author of Every Breath. A teenage trapeze artist and an apprentice strongman on the run from a terrible crime… Seventeen-year-old Sorsha Neary’s life is changed in one night when she defends herself behind the vans of her family circus troupe. Now Sorsha and apprentice strongman Colm Mackay are …

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Damsel by Elana K. Arnold

Damsel by Elana K. Arnold A dark, twisted, unforgettable fairy tale from Elana K. Arnold, author of the National Book Award finalist What Girls Are Made Of The rite has existed for as long as anyone can remember: when the prince-who-will-be-king comes of age, he must venture out into the gray lands, slay a fierce dragon, and rescue a damsel to be his bride. This is the way things have always been. When Ama wakes in …

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Burning Bridges Along the Susquehanna by Paul Nelson

Burning Bridges Along the Susquehanna by Paul Nelson Lily is a teen girl in Central Pennsylvania. She and her little autistic brother have big problems. Their mother has fallen for a man who is pure evil. They meet a Native American man, Iron Joe, who takes them through a time portal, where they find peace and happiness in the 1900’s logging days of Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. However, they find that evil follows them. Lily and …

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The Cursed Girl by Maria Vermisoglou

The Cursed Girl by Maria Vermisoglou A boy. A girl. A curse. You can’t always get away. Sixteen-year-old Eva is a witch who lived in Spain, in the year 1230. She met a boy named Jonathan who would become her whole world. Everything was normal until she was faced with challenges that will change her life forever. As a healer, her job is to help people, but there are forces that will try to prevent …

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House of Falling Embers by Krystal Jane Ruin

House of Falling Embers by Krystal Jane Ruin Once upon a time there was a witch. She was a kind witch, but that didn’t matter. The people were afraid, and fear often turns to hatred. When Artemis was thirteen, her best friend Aris was swallowed by the crumbling house they found in the woods. Like a coward, she abandoned him to the horror within. She moved away. She tried to forget. But when she finds …

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Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

Skyward by Brandon Sanderson [Finished ARC] From Brandon Sanderson, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Reckoners series, Words of Radiance, and the internationally bestselling Mistborn series, comes the first book in an epic new series about a girl who dreams of becoming a pilot in a dangerous world at war for humanity’s future. Spensa’s world has been under attack for decades. Now pilots are the heroes of what’s left of the human race, and becoming one …

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How to Fracture a Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen

How to Fracture a Fairy Tale by Jane Yolen Fantasy icon Jane Yolen (The Devil’s Arithmetic, Briar Rose, Sister Emily’s Lightship) is adored by generations of readers of all ages. Now she triumphantly returns with this inspired gathering of fractured fairy tales and legends. Yolen breaks open the classics to reveal their crystalline secrets: a philosophical bridge that misses its troll, a spinner of straw as a falsely accused moneylender, the villainous wolf adjusting poorly to retirement. …

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Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean

Empress of All Seasons by Emiko Jean [ARC] In a palace of illusions, nothing is what it seems. Each generation, a competition is held to find the next empress of Honoku. The rules are simple. Survive the palace’s enchanted seasonal rooms. Conquer Winter, Spring, Summer, and Fall. Marry the prince. All are eligible to compete—all except yōkai, supernatural monsters and spirits whom the human emperor is determined to enslave and destroy. Mari has spent a …

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Shadow King by Susan K. Hamilton

Shadow King by Susan K. Hamilton [ARC] Ambition. Betrayal. Revenge. Centuries ago, the Faerie Realm was decimated by a vile and corrupt spell. To survive, the different faerie races―led by the Fae―escaped to the Human Realm where they’ve lived ever since. As the Fae Patriarch of Boston’s criminal underworld, Aohdan Collins enjoys his playboy lifestyle while he works from the shadows to expand his growing empire, until one night when he shares a shot of …

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Reign of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #2)

Reign of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #2) The realm’s darkest secret is out. The cruelty of the capital and the power-hungry King Arden have scattered Bleak and her companions across the continents. On the run in a foreign land, Bleak finds herself tied to some unexpected strangers. When the answers she yearns for are finally within reach, she must face the hard truths of her past, and take her fate into her …

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Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #1)

Heart of Mist by Helen Scheuerer (The Oremere Chronicles #1) In a realm where toxic mist sweeps the lands and magic is forbidden, all Bleak wants is a cure for her power. Still grieving the death of her guardian and dangerously self-medicating with alcohol, Bleak is snatched from her home by the Commander of the King’s Army, and summoned to the capital. But the king isn’t the only one interested in Bleak’s powers. The leader …

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The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana (The Confectioner Chronicles #1)

The Confectioner’s Guild by Claire Luana (The Confectioner Chronicles #1) A magic cupcake. A culinary killer. The perfect recipe for murder. Wren knew her sweet treats could work wonders, but she never knew they could work magic. She barely has time to wrap her head around the stunning revelation when the head of the prestigious Confectioner’s Guild falls down dead before her. Poisoned by her cupcake. Now facing murder charges in a magical world she …

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The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #2)

The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #2) [ARC] Kristen Ciccarelli’s distinct brand of lyrical, haunting fantasy continues in the companion to her bestselling debut, The Last Namsara. Perfect for fans of Kristin Cashore and Renee Ahdieh. Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that it forged them together forever. Roa and Essie called it the hum. It was a magic they cherished—until the day a terrible accident took Essie’s life and …

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The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #1)

The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli (Iskari #1) In the beginning, there was the Namsara: the child of sky and spirit, who carried love and laughter wherever he went. But where there is light, there must be darkness—and so there was also the Iskari. The child of blood and moonlight. The destroyer. The death-bringer. These are the legends that Asha, daughter of the king of Firgaard, has grown up learning in hushed whispers, drawn to …

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Wishtree by Katherine Applegate

Wishtree by Katherine Applegate Trees can’t tell jokes, but they can certainly tell stories. . . . Red is an oak tree who is many rings old. Red is the neighborhood “wishtree”—people write their wishes on pieces of cloth and tie them to Red’s branches. Along with her crow friend Bongo and other animals who seek refuge in Red’s hollows, this “wishtree” watches over the neighborhood. You might say Red has seen it all. Until …

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Queen Mab by Kate Danley

  Queen Mab by Kate Danley Before Romeo & Juliet, there was… Queen Mab. When Faunus, the god of daydreams, breaks the heart of Queen Mab, revenge can be the only answer.  Using the most powerful families in Verona, they wage their war against one another, and place their final bets upon the heads of two youths, one named Romeo and the other named Juliet. But when Queen Mab falls in love with a gentleman …

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The Woodcutter by Kate Danley

The Woodcutter by Kate Danley Deep within the Wood, a young woman lies dead. Not a mark on her body. No trace of her murderer. Only her chipped glass slippers hint at her identity. The Woodcutter, keeper of the peace between the Twelve Kingdoms of Man and the Realm of the Faerie, must find the maiden’s killer before others share her fate. Guided by the wind and aided by three charmed axes won from the …

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Angel Radio by A.M. Blaushild

Angel Radio by A.M. Blaushild It is on the cusp of summer that strange angels of eyes and wings appear throughout the world, and a week later all of humanity is dead. Except one girl. Months later, Erika Cantor continues to wander her desolate hometown without purpose or answers—until a strange radio broadcast sends her into the dangerous world outside—a world past civilization, whose only inhabitants are monsters and demons. There, Erika meets Midori, a …

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The Complete Tempted Series by Selene Charles

The Complete Tempted Series by Selene Charles This is the complete boxed set of all three books in the Tempted series, a spinoff of the Night Series which features a carnival of the damned, a grim reaper known as Dean, and Pandora, one of the seven deadly sins also known as Lust. There is a lot of crossover between both series, but you do not need to read one to understand the other. Book 1: …

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The Elementals – The Ice Princess by Brandon Vadovic

The Elementals – The Ice Princess by Brandon Vadovic When Eira was seven, she was involved in a car crash that left her mother dead and her with no memories of the incident. Little did she realize that she had been chosen to succeed her mother as the ‘Ice Elemental’, one of six guardians that keeps everything from teetering into chaos. Nine years later, now a student in high school in Snowspell Wisconsin, her dad …

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The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross

The Beast’s Heart by Leife Shallcross A sumptuously magical, brand new take on a tale as old as time—read the Beast’s side of the story at long last. I am neither monster nor man—yet I am both. I am the Beast. The day I was cursed to this wretched existence was the day I was saved—although it did not feel so at the time. My redemption sprung from contemptible roots; I am not proud of …

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Queen of the Fireflies by Rinna Ford (Aurelia Chronicles #1)

Queen of the Fireflies by Rinna Ford (Aurelia Chronicles #1) I have only ever wanted a normal life. A life where I could have friends, go on dates, have a career, you know, the boring stuff. But, what if my life was never meant to be normal? What if I was meant to be extraordinary? My fate was put on hold the day I was born, but all of that changed when I met Brogan. …

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City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Cassidy Blake #1)

City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Cassidy Blake #1) Ever since Cass almost drowned (okay, she did drown, but she doesn’t like to think about it), she can pull back the Veil that separates the living from the dead . . . and enter the world of spirits. Her best friend is even a ghost. So things are already pretty strange. But they’re about to get much stranger. When Cass’s parents start hosting a TV …

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Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Mirage #1)

Mirage by Somaiya Daud (Mirage #1) 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 her isolated moon. But when adventure comes for Amani, it is not what she …

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Evenfall by Gaja J. Kos & Boris Kos (Shadowfire #1)

Evenfall by Gaja J. Kos & Boris Kos (Shadowfire #1) [ARC] A monster does not deserve the intimacy of a name As if waking up in an unfamiliar world isn’t enough of a surprise, Ember gains a new title to her name. Savior. Hunted by the Crescent Prince and his lethal shadows, she accepts a young Mage’s help to navigate the land of blood magic and its many illusions. But where Ada sees the good …

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Invictus by Ryan Graudin

Invictus by Ryan Graudin Time flies when you’re plundering history. Farway Gaius McCarthy was born outside of time. The son of a time-traveling Recorder from 2354 AD and a gladiator living in Rome in 95 AD, Far’s birth defies the laws of nature. Exploring history himself is all he’s ever wanted, and after failing his final time-traveling exam, Far takes a position commanding a ship with a crew of his friends as part of a …

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