Category: YA

Skyward Book Review

Spensa Nightshade is the daughter of a coward. So it’s more than a test that keeps her out of flight school. But when her father’s old wingmate offers her a spot, her life changes. Everything she believes is challenged. In a society where “Defiance is Survival”, the only humans are survivors and their descendants from the spaceship, the Defiant. Spensa finds a crashed ship named M-Bot, and with the aid of Doomslug and childhood friend Rig, she brings it back to life. Spensa uncovers the truth about her father and what they share, but finds it may not be the curse she believes it is. Read the Review

The Crescent Stone Book Review

When Madeline, a teen with terminal lung disease, accepts healing in exchange for a year of service in the Sunlit Lands, she and her friend Jason enjoy being privileged members of Elenil society, until they learn that magic carries a high price. Read the Review

Mark of the Raven Book Review

Lady Selene is the heir to the Great House of Ravenwood and the secret family gift of dreamwalking. As a dreamwalker, she can enter a person’s dreams and manipulate their greatest fears or desires. For the last hundred years, the Ravenwood women have used their gift of dreaming for hire to gather information or to assassinate. As she discovers her family’s dark secret, Selene is torn between upholding her family’s legacy–a legacy that supports her people–or seeking the true reason behind her family’s gift. Her dilemma comes to a head when… Read the Review

By Darkness Hid Book Review

Achan Cham is a stray-orphaned and lower than a peasant. In love with a girl he can never marry and tormented by the town ruffians. But one day, the renowned Sir Gavin Lukos appears and trains Achan as his squire. A surprising twist sends him and a band of old Kingsguards on a mission to save the kingdom from the clutches of the pompous Prince Gidon. Read the Review