Adventure · Fantasy · Retelling · Romance · YA

Painted Devils (Little Thieves #2) by Margaret Owen

I thought Little Thieves was great, but my god this one was so good. I was so happy I got the ARC. Vanja does it again. In search for her lost birth family and during a drunken escapade, Vanja invented a god, the Scarlet Maiden, to scam her way out. The lie quickly growing out… Continue reading Painted Devils (Little Thieves #2) by Margaret Owen

Mystery · Romance · Thriller · YA

Lying in the Deep by Diana Urban

A suspenseful locked-room mystery where, on a cruise, everyone is hiding something. I read this is a day. The style of writing is just addictive and once the story got hold of me, it didn't let go until the very end. The characters are complex, but I found the protagonist Jade a bit unstable. She's… Continue reading Lying in the Deep by Diana Urban

Mystery · YA

Kill Joy (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder #0.5) by Holly Jackson

This was a really nice and intense prequel of the A Good Girl's Guide to Murder series. The last thing Pip wants to do it is to participate in her friend's murder mystery party. The setting takes place in a little island called Joy in the 20s, which means she needs to dress up for… Continue reading Kill Joy (A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder #0.5) by Holly Jackson

Adventure · Fantasy · Romance · YA

The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett

A great adventure YA novel with lots of action and romance. I must admit that romance part was a bit much for me, but I'll get to that in a minute. the Lady Rouge tells the story of Theodora, daughter of a famous traveller and treasure-hunter, who craves excitement and adventure. Forced to stay in… Continue reading The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett

Fantasy · Mystery · YA

Legendary (Caraval #2) by Stephanie Garber

I can’t begin to describe how much I love this collection. Stephanie Garber created such a magical and unique world, I don’t want get out of it. On the contrary to Caraval, the first novel, where you followed Scarlett's story, on Legendary, you got to get close and personal with Donatella, the Scarlett's younger sister.… Continue reading Legendary (Caraval #2) by Stephanie Garber

Fantasy · Mystery · YA

The Ravens (The Ravens #1) by Kass Morgan

It's been a long while that I've read a book focused on witches, but boy was this one worth the wait! I absolutely devoured this book. It's action-packed, witchy and bitchy fantasy novel that brought together sorority life and magic perfectly. The idea of having a witch coven disguised as an university sorority: absolutely brilliant!… Continue reading The Ravens (The Ravens #1) by Kass Morgan

Action · Adventure · Fantasy · YA

Lore by Alexandra Bracken

I was completely blown away by this book. Its flawless execution, complex plot and characters, and its explosive ending just knocked me sideways. This standalone novel tells the story of how every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted… Continue reading Lore by Alexandra Bracken

Fantasy · Retelling · YA

Legendborn by Tracy Deonn

Two words: Holy sh*t. I can’t even... Wow. This book is perfection itself. This is a refreshing, brilliantly built world around Arthurian legends, with details in all the right places. The creatively and the way the author put it to words, is incredible. In summary, Legendborn follows the story of Bree, a high school student… Continue reading Legendborn by Tracy Deonn