Top 19 Books I Want To Read This Year

Hello, I am truly sorry for disappearing for the rest of 2018, but I just needed a break due to stress and the holidays. Anyways, here are the novels I hope to read this year, either new or old.

Top 19 Books I want to read this year

  1. Queen of Air and Darkness by Cassandra Clare
  2. The Wicked King by Holly Black
  3. Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
  4. The Reckoning of Noah Shaw by Michelle Hodkin
  5. The Novice by Taran Matharu
  6. Kingsbane by Claire Legrand
  7. Slayer by Kiersten White
  8. Bright We Burn by Kiersten White
  9. Queen of Ruin by Tracy Banghart
  10. Dance of Thieves by Mary E. Pearson
  11. Archenemies by Marissa Meyer
  12. Winter War Awakening by Rosalyn Eves
  13. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
  14. Legendary by Stephanie Garber
  15. The Caged Queen by Kristen Ciccarelli
  16. The Red Scrolls of Magic by Cassandra Clare
  17. Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
  18. The Diviners by Libba Bray
  19. Stain by A.G. Howard
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Shadow of the Fox by Julie Kagawa | Book Review

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Book Title: Shadow of the Fox
Book Series: Shadow of the Fox, #1
Author: Julie Kagawa
Published: October 2nd, 2018
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

One thousand years ago, the great Kami Dragon was summoned to grant a single terrible wish—and the land of Iwagoto was plunged into an age of darkness and chaos.

Now, for whoever holds the Scroll of a Thousand Prayers, a new wish will be granted. A new age is about to dawn.

Raised by monks in the isolated Silent Winds temple, Yumeko has trained all her life to hide her yokai nature. Half kitsune, half human, her skill with illusion is matched only by her penchant for mischief. Until the day her home is burned to the ground, her adoptive family is brutally slain and she is forced to flee for her life with the temple’s greatest treasure—one part of the ancient scroll.

There are many who would claim the dragon’s wish for their own. Kage Tatsumi, a mysterious samurai of the Shadow Clan, is one such hunter, under orders to retrieve the scroll…at any cost. Fate brings Kage and Yumeko together. With a promise to lead him to the scroll, an uneasy alliance is formed, offering Yumeko her best hope for survival. But he seeks what she has hidden away, and her deception could ultimately tear them both apart.

With an army of demons at her heels and the unlikeliest of allies at her side, Yumeko’s secrets are more than a matter of life or death. They are the key to the fate of the world itself.

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To Be Read Wednesday: Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

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Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered in a pool of blood—and Anouk is accused of the crime.

Now, the world she always dreamed of is rife with danger. Pursued through Paris by the underground magical society known as the Haute, Anouk and her fellow Beasties only have three days to find the real killer before the spell keeping them human fades away. If they fail, they will lose the only lives they’ve ever known…but if they succeed, they could be more powerful than anyone ever bargained for.

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Onyx and Ivory by Mindee Arnett | Book Review

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Book Title: Onyx and Ivory
Author: Mindee Arnett
Book Series: Rime Chronicles, #1
Page #: 500
Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐

They call her Traitor Kate. It’s a title Kate Brighton inherited from her father after he tried to assassinate the high king years ago. Now Kate lives as an outcast, clinging to the fringes of society as a member of the Relay, the imperial courier service. Only those most skilled in riding and bow hunting ride for the Relay; and only the fastest survive, for when dark falls, the nightdrakes—deadly flightless dragons—come out to hunt. Fortunately, Kate has a secret edge: she is a wilder, born with magic that allows her to influence the minds of animals. But it’s this magic that she needs to keep hidden, as being a wilder is forbidden, punishable by death or exile. And it’s this magic that leads her to a caravan massacred by nightdrakes in broad daylight—the only survivor her childhood friend, her first love, the boy she swore to forget, the boy who broke her heart.

The high king’s second son, Corwin Tormane, never asked to lead. Even as he waits for the uror—the once-in-a-generation ritual to decide which of the king’s children will succeed him—he knows it’s always been his brother who will assume the throne. And that’s fine by him. He’d rather spend his days away from the palace, away from the sight of his father, broken with sickness from the attempt on his life. But the peacekeeping tour Corwin is on has given him too much time to reflect upon the night he saved his father’s life—the night he condemned the would-be killer to death and lost the girl he loved. Which is why he takes it on himself to investigate rumors of unrest in one of the remote city-states, only for his caravan to be attacked—and for him to be saved by Kate.

With their paths once more entangled, Kate and Corwin have to put the past behind them. The threat of drakes who attack in the daylight is only the beginning of a darker menace stirring in the kingdom—one whose origins have dire implications for Kate’s father’s attack upon the king and will thrust them into the middle of a brewing civil war in the kingdom of Rime.

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Anticipated Reads: October 2018

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Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas

Aelin has risked everything to save her people―but at a tremendous cost. Locked within an iron coffin by the Queen of the Fae, Aelin must draw upon her fiery will as she endures months of torture. Aware that yielding to Maeve will doom those she loves keeps her from breaking, though her resolve begins to unravel with each passing day…

Expected Publication: October 23rd, 2018

 

 

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The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee

A year after an accidentally whirlwind tour of Europe, which she spent evading highwaymen and pirates with her brother Monty, Felicity has returned to England with two goals in mind—avoid the marriage proposal of Callum Doyle, a lovestruck suitor from Edinburgh; and enroll in medical school. However, her intellect and passion will never be enough in the eyes of the administrators, who see men as the sole guardians of science.

Expected Publication: October 2nd, 2018

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