Tag: fantasy

The Belles

The Belles Author: Dhonielle Clayton Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: February 6, 2018 Publisher: Disney-Hyperion Series: The Belles #1 CONTENT WARNING: grief, blood, vomit, sexual assault, bullying Camellia Beauregard is a Belle. In the opulent world of Orléans, Belles are revered, for they control Beauty, and Beauty is […]

Gods Of Jade And Shadow

Gods of Jade and Shadow Author: Silvia Moreno-Garcia Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: July 23, 2019 Publisher: Del Rey Books CONTENT WARNING: bullying, blood, racism, misogyny, violence, mild gore The Mayan god of death sends a young woman on a harrowing, life-changing journey in this dark fairy tale inspired […]

Kindred

Kindred Author: Octavia E. Butler Genre: Science-Fiction/Historical Fiction Publication Date: June 1979 Publisher: Recorded Books CONTENT WARNING: violence, racism, racist terms, slavery, abuse, suicide, mention of rape The first science-fiction written by a black woman, Kindred has become a cornerstone of African-American literature. This combination of slave memoir, […]

Vita Nostra

Vita Nostra Author: Marina and Sergey Dyachenko Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: November 1, 2018 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: Metamorphosis #1 CONTENT WARNING: vomit, ableist language, blood, body horror The definitive English-language translation of the internationally bestselling Russian novel—a brilliant dark fantasy combining psychological suspense, enchantment, and terror that […]

Gilded

Gilded Author: Marissa Meyer  Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: November 2, 2021  Publisher: Macmillan Audio Series: Gilded #1 CONTENT WARNING: gore, violence, death of a parent, death of children Marissa Meyer, #1 New York Times-bestselling author, returns to the fairytale world with this haunting retelling of Rumpelstiltskin. Long ago cursed by […]

Tear Down The Throne

Tear Down the Throne Author: Jennifer Estep Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: May 3, 2022 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: Gargoyle Queen #2 Thank you to NetGalley and Harper Voyager for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: torture, blood, violence […]

Friday Favorites – Green Book Covers

Since St. Patrick’s Day was yesterday and we’re just getting into spring (hopefully), let’s celebrate with some books featuring green covers! Here’s some that come to mind for me: Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer Hollowpox by Jessica […]

Fevered Star

Fevered Star Author: Rebecca Roanhorse Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: April 19, 2022  Publisher: Saga Press Series: Between Earth and Sky #2 Thank you to NetGalley and Saga Press for providing me with an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review. CONTENT WARNING: violence, blood, gore, […]