Tag: fantasy

Fae Friday – Favorite Books

Here’s how it works: It’s #FaeFriday and it’s time to have some fun! What are some of your favorite books that you’ve read in 2021? This is such a tough one for me, because I’ve read some incredibly great books so far in 2021! I’m going to really […]

Blazewrath Games

Blazewrath Games Author: Amparo Ortiz Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: October 6, 2020 Publisher: Page Street Kids Series: Blazewrath Games #1 CONTENT WARNING: racism, gore, violence, murder, abuse, kidnapping Lana Torres has always preferred dragons to people.  In a few weeks, sixteen countries will compete in the Blazewrath […]

A Master of Djinn

A Master of Djinn Author: P. Djèlí Clark Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: May 11, 2021 Publisher: Tordotcom Series: Dead Djinn Universe #1 Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: death, violence, gore, racism, […]

Rule Of Wolves

Rule of Wolves Author: Leigh Bardugo Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: March 30, 2021 Publisher: Orion Children’s Books Series: King of Scars #2 CONTENT WARNING: addiction, gore, suicide, confinement, mention of rape, medical experimentation, death, war The wolves are circling, and Ravka’s time is running out. The Demon […]

We Free The Stars

We Free the Stars Author: Hafsah Faizal Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 19, 2021 Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Series: Sands of Arawiya #2 CONTENT WARNING: blood, death of a parent, confinement, torture, gore, violence, murder Darkness surged in his veins.  Power bled from her bones. The […]

The Lost Warriors

The Lost Warriors Author: Cait Marie Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: April 21, 2021 Publisher: Amazon Digital Services Series: The Nihryst #0.1 CONTENT WARNING: death Thief. Immortal Warrior. Cursed Forever? Most people would be sentenced to death for stealing from King Henri. But not his childhood best friend […]

A Vow So Bold And Deadly

A Vow So Bold and Deadly Author: Brigid Kemmerer Genre: YA Fantasy Publication Date: January 26, 2021 Publisher: Bloomsbury YA Series: Cursebreakers #3 CONTENT WARNING: mention of cancer, mention of death of a parent, gore, violence, death, torture, mention of domestic violence, mention of infidelity, blood, animal death […]

The Light Of The Midnight Stars

The Light of the Midnight Stars Author: Rena Rossner Genre: Fantasy/Historical Fiction Publication Date: April 13, 2021 Publisher: Orbit Thank you to NetGalley for providing me with a copy of this book. I am offering my honest opinion voluntarily. CONTENT WARNING: antisemitism, murder, death, grief, rape (off-page) An […]

Upcoming Jewish OwnVoices Books

Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, was yesterday. It’s an important day for my family, since my father was a Holocaust survivor. We all say “never again,” but the harsh reality is that antisemitism hasn’t gone anywhere. People don’t even bother to hide it, and it comes from everywhere. […]

The Empire Of Gold

The Empire of Gold Author: S.A. Chakraborty Genre: Fantasy Publication Date: June 30, 2020 Publisher: Harper Voyager Series: The Daevabad Trilogy #3 CONTENT WARNING: torture, genocide, blood, gore, gun violence, death, violence, slavery, mention of rape Daevabad has fallen. After a brutal conquest stripped the city of its […]