Sabeara Aigoviel, princess of Aveladon, wants nothing more than for her heart to glow. The Stone-Hearted power that is received at the age of eighteen is her ultimate wish. With a grim curse looming over the realm and a neighboring kingdom’s conspiring plans, contentions arise.
At the end of The Cruel Prince, Jude bound Cardan to her before making him the High King of Elfhame. Taken by surprise, Cardan refuses to play the role of a good High King and instead spends his time living in gluttony and revelry. Thus, Jude, now the High King’s Seneschal, becomes the power behind the throne and makes decisions for the good of Elfhame behind the scenes.
At seven years old, Jude Duarte’s parents are murdered. She abruptly finds herself carried off with her two sisters to live in Elfhame with her parents’ murderer. After ten years, Jude no longer has a desire to return to the human world.
Aluma Banks dreams of riding her very own winged steed. But that privilege is reserved for the king’s Empyrean Cavalry, who guard Eirelannia from the troublesome land of Laithlann. So Aluma resigns herself to a life on the ground and a future that doesn’t interest her.
First Lines Fridays is a weekly feature for book lovers hosted by Wandering Words. What if instead of judging a book by its cover, its author or its prestige, we judged it by its opening lines? The rules are as follows: Pick a book off your shelf (it could be your current read or on your TBR) […]
Seventeen-year old Isobel lives in Whimsy with her aunt and younger twin sisters. It’s a village often frequented by the fair folk, who are driven by their desire for human Craft. They can’t so much as cook, sew, or write without turning to dust.
In Ravka, all children are tested at a young age to determine if they possess magical powers. Those who have this ability train as Grisha. Alina, who’s never been good at anything, is a mapmaker in the First Army.
It’s hard to believe that the first quarter of 2021 has come to an end. Yet here we are! To mark this passage of time, I thought I’d share what books I bought during January to March. I usually borrow most of my books from the library for several reasons: I’m space-limited; I’m critical of […]
“My name is Sunny Nwazue and I confuse people.” Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue lives in Nigeria, but was born in New York City. She’s American and Igbo (an ethnic group in Nigeria); Black with light yellow hair, hazel eyes, and very light skin due to albinism; and sees visions in candle flames about the end of the world.