I can honestly say that Children of Blood and Bone deserves every bit of praise and hype it’s gotten, plus infinitely more.
This book wasn’t on my shortlist of most exciting 2018 releases, but it absolutely should have been.
These February 2018 YA books are sure to help you escape the cold!
‘Reign the Earth’ was an immersive, wonderfully-written YA fantasy. Strong women, magic, a pinch of politics, and thoughtful plotlines make this a must-read.
While this book is set in the world of the popular fantasy ‘Seraphina,’ it stands by itself.
Let’s talk about Zenith, a hotly-anticipated book that let me so, so far down.
Use these January 2018 YA book releases to help dull the pain of 2017…
Do new illustrations gracing pages of updated ‘Neverwhere’ editions add something to the classic Neil Gaiman novel, or are they a distraction? Find out here!
Today Jackie and Kelly talk about Before She Ignites, a YA fantasy by Jodi Meadows. While all of the characters are POC, Meadows is actually white. This could go terribly, terribly wrong. Or… maybe not?
‘The City of Brass’ is an awesome journey into the world of djinn. Read our spoiler free review here!
‘The Dark Intercept’ had a lot of promise but fell flat for me. Find out why!
Uncanny is an uncomfortably fascinating read that examines what actions someone is willing to take when emotions overtake reason.
While ‘Carry On’ had its issues, I still loved it and recommend it to everyone!
We talk about the YA standalone “Carry On” by Rainbow Rowell. It’s sort of Harry Potter, but not, and it has some lovely LGBT representation. Let’s dig in.
Emily R. King, author of The Hundredth Queen series, chats with Fictionist about her publishing journey, research and sensitivity readers, and more!
Ausma Zehanat Khan, author of ‘The Bloodprint,’ writes about what made her story click.