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Robin Hood lives…

When Clare Gisborne and Little John returns to school after the Locksley Riot, there’s rebellion in the air and Robin Hood’s name graffitied on every wall. Power dynamics are shifting – now, instead of being a feared bully, the daughter of Locksley’s most hated criminal finds herself shunned by classmates and pelted with yoghurt and rotting fruit.

Meanwhi …more

Source: Piracy, Paintballs & Zebras (Robin Hood, #2) by Robert Muchamore | Goodreads

A fast-paced, action packed adventure, by USA Today Bestselling author Charlene Hartnady.

We can’t help who we are. Some things are preordained. I was born half god and half dragon shifter. We call ourselves the dragon demigods. Mortal, powerful, arrogant as sh!t.

Being a dragon demigod has definite perks. Perks we have to be very careful about using, since the humans do …more

Source: Lord of Fire (The Dragon Demigods, #1) by Charlene Hartnady | Goodreads

 

Told in Kvothe’s own voice, this is the tale of the magically gifted young man who grows to be the most notorious wizard his world has ever seen.

The intimate narrative of his childhood in a troupe of traveling players, his years spent as a near-feral orphan in a crime-ridden city, his daringly brazen yet successful bid to enter a legendary school of magic, and his life as …more

Source: The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss | Goodreads

A strange darkness grows in Allward.

Even Corayne an-Amarat can feel it, tucked away in her small town at the edge of the sea.

She soon discovers the truth: She is the last of an ancient lineage—and the last hope to save the world from destruction. But she won’t be alone. Even as darkness falls, she is joined by a band of unlikely companions:

A squire, forced to choose betwee …more

Source: Realm Breaker (Realm Breaker, #1) by Victoria Aveyard | Goodreads

Everyone has at least one dream they want to come true, but how they come true often scares the dreamer. And when life suddenly changes from a fulfilled dream, what can a child do but cry? When the stories they’ve read are untrue and the heroes they’ve loved are hated more than the monsters that roam. The old world continues to decay, but adventures shouldn’t end because o …more

Source: Title: Storybook by J.A. Alvara | Goodreads

Well, I was curious about this story, knowing that it won last years BBNYA, but I will fully admit to not knowing anything about it before I started reading. The title made me think maybe fantasy? And it was… to an extent. But it turned out to be a lot more than what I anticipated!

The Lore of Prometheus follows two central characters, John and Mackenzie. John is an army vet who is dealing with a lot of issue, not least of all survivor’s guilt and PTSD. One of his more immediate issues, though, is that he’s broke and owes a dangerous guy a lot of money …more

Source: Blog Tour: The Lore of Prometheus by Graham Austin-King – Kerri McBookNerd

 

For fans of Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst

In a world inspired by 16th century Italy, magic is a common occurrence. Everyone in the realms of Epidalio and Zafiria is gifted with it at birth, but with every spell cast, their power wanes …more

Source: The Other Side of Magic by Ester Manzini Book Blitz! – Sascha Darlington’s Microcosm Explored

Forgiveness is a hollow prayer you only hear in your dreams.

Patrick Collins has spent years handling cases as a special agent for the Supernatural Operations Agency, even as his secret standing in the preternatural community has changed. He should have confessed to his role as co-leader of the New York City god pack when he and Jonothon de Vere took up the mantle months a …more

Source: An Echo in the Sorrow (Soulbound, #6) by Hailey Turner | Goodreads

An alien armada lurks on the edges of Teixcalaanli space. No one can communicate with it, no one can destroy it, and Fleet Captain Nine Hibiscus is running out of options.

In a desperate attempt at diplomacy with the mysterious invaders, the fleet captain has sent for a diplomatic envoy. Now Mahit Dzmare and Three Seagrass—still reeling from the recent upheaval in the Empi …more

Source: A Desolation Called Peace (Teixcalaan, #2) by Arkady Martine | Goodreads

The Shadowhunters must catch a killer in Edwardian London in this dangerous and romantic sequel to the #1 New York Times bestselling novel Chain of Gold, from New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Cassandra Clare. Chain of Iron is a Shadowhunters novel.

Cordelia Carstairs seems to have everything she ever wanted. She’s engaged to marry James Herondale, the boy she …more

Source: Chain of Iron (The Last Hours, #2) by Cassandra Clare | Goodreads

Where there are ghosts, Cassidy Blake follows … unless it’s the other way around?

Cass thinks she might have this ghost-hunting thing down. After all, she and her ghost best friend, Jacob, have survived two haunted cities while travelling for her parents’ TV show.

But nothing can prepare Cass for New Orleans, which wears all of its hauntings on its sleeve. In a city of gho …more

Source: Bridge of Souls (Cassidy Blake, #3) by Victoria Schwab | Goodreads

While looking for a secret place to smoke cigarettes with his two best friends, troubled teenager Mark discovers a mysterious shack in a suburban field. Alienated from his parents and peers, Mark finds within the shack an escape greater than anything he has ever experienced.

But it isn’t long before the place begins revealing its strange, powerful sentience. And it wants s …more

Source: Shelter for the Damned by Mike Thorn | Goodreads

The Unwithering Flower by B.J. Swann, Paperback | Barnes & Noble®

Unbridled greed. Dark necromancy. Total Mayhem. When Narseh the Slaver journeys to the infamous City of Whores, he thinks he’s about to make a fortune trading in nubile human flesh. Instead he finds the city’s population decimated by plague. His sordid mercantile venture looks utterly doomed – until a chance encounter with a beautiful sorceress changes everything. By combi …more

Source: The Unwithering Flower by B.J. Swann | Goodreads

“Wonderful . . . J.V. Jones is a striking writer.” So says Robert Jordan, the author of The Wheel of Time epic fantasy series. And Jones lives up to that praise in the highly charged epic adventure of Ash March and Raif Sevrance, two outcasts whose fates are entwined by fate and by need, in the cold, dark world that threatens to be torn asunder by a war to end all wars. Th…more

Source: A Fortress of Grey Ice (Sword of Shadows, #2) by J.V. Jones | Goodreads

At Zalindov, the only person you can trust is yourself.

Seventeen-year-old Kiva Meridan is a survivor. For ten years, she has worked as the healer in the notorious death prison, Zalindov, making herself indispensable. Kept afloat by messages of hope from her family, Kiva has one goal and one goal only: stay alive.

Then one day the infamous Rebel Queen arrives at the prison on death’s door and Kiva receives a new message: Don’t let her die.

We are coming…more

Source: Book Review: The Prison Healer by Lynette Noni #PublicationDayReview #BookReview #ThePrisonHealer #Fantasy – Ronnie Turner ~ Author & Book Blogger

Set in the 19th century on the Irish coast, the story follows protagonist Miren who is last of the “true” O’Malleys, an old family which has long held sway over the local community. But even as their wealth has dwindled over the years and their ancestral home of Hob’s Hallow stands in near ruins, the O’Malley name still much power and influence. For this reason, Miren’s grandmother Aoife has arranged a marriage for her in the hopes of restoring the family’s fortunes. However, while her intended Aidan is a wealthy man, he is also from an offshoot of the family who has always lusted after the O’Malley name and estate, so for him the union will be nothing more than another business transaction …more

Source: Book Review: All The Murmuring Bones by A.G. Slatter | The BiblioSanctum