Synopsis: One night, Harper is kidnapped from Washington DC and finds herself in a world with magic. She is the captive of Prince Rhen, who is trying to break a curse laid on him, and his captain of the guard, Grey. In this Beauty and the Beast retelling, Harper, Rhen, and Grey must figure out how to break the curse and save Rhen's kingdom.
Synopsis: Four months after the events of A Darker Shade of Magic, Lila is living her dream as a pirate and Kell is trying to adjust to life after all the excitement. The Element Games are being planned, bringing in new and old faces.
One of my goals this year was to read more nonfiction, and oh man did I start with a big one! Since it's publication last year, I had heard non-stop praise for it, and I've always admired Michelle, so I had to read it.
Synopsis: After being abused in her own castle for ten years by her captor, the Kaiser, Theo finally escapes Astrea to seek an army and allies that will help her reclaim her kingdom.
Synopsis: Sora and her gemina Daemon are training to be Taigas, elite warriors chosen by the gods to defend the kingdom of Kichona. For hundreds of years, Kichona hasn't had any outside threats, so when Sora and Daemon stumble upon a camp of soldiers during a scouting mission, everything changes.
Synopsis: For years, Isobel has been painting the fair folk. She is well known for her paintings because the fair folk themselves cannot make anything or they will crumble to dust. After a summer of painting Rook, the autumn court prince, Isobel adds the one thing that will make the painting perfect - human sorrow in Rook's eyes. When this painting is unveiled in his court, it leads his people to question his power. Furious, he brings Isobel to the land of fairies to be tried, but many events put their journey off course.
Synopsis: In the world of The Final Empire, the Dark Lord won. For a thousand years, the common people have been oppressed, beaten down, and degraded by the immortal Lord Ruler's reign. Kelseir, a Mistborn who can use all eight metals of Allomancy, gets streeturchin Vin to join his thieving crew on their latest mission - take down the Final Empire and the Lord Ruler.
Synopsis: In the north of Ancelstierre, a normal country with no magic, is a wall that separates it from the Old Kingdom. In the Old Kingdom, there are two types of magic: Charter and Free. Charter Magic is controlled by symbols, while Free Magic is wild and dangerous, but also lets the wielder control the dead. The Abhorsen's job is to use Charter Magic-infused bells to put the dead back where they belong. The books follow Sabriel as she becomes the Abhorsen and then Lirael, who is part of the future seeing Clayr.
Synopsis: Several years after the Ravka civil war, threats still plague the country. King Nikolai Lantsov must deal with the these external threats, as well as the darkness that remains inside him. Meanwhile in Fjerda, Nina Zenik discovers a nefarious plot while on an undercover mission.
Synopsis: Echo is attacked by a wolf when she is young, only to find that same wolf years later in the woods with her father, who has been missing for months. In order to save her father, she must go with the wolf to his enchanted house beneath a mountain to live and learn to take care of the house. She spends her time at the wolf's house uncovering mysteries and wandering book mirrors.