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The House in the Cerulean Sea

The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune was released last year and mostly passed me by. I recall thinking it had a great title and really lovely cover (see notes about the making of that cover here), but it wasn’t until I started seeing positive reviews of it from people I know that …

A Deadly Education

A Deadly Education (Scholomance #1), by Naomi Novik, is the first book from Novik’s planned Scholomance Trilogy. In Novik’s new series, the wizarding world is a dangerous one, full of monsters and creatures that feed on wizards and the power they possess. Meanwhile, El is a junior at the school who has unusually powerful natural …

The Golem and the Jinni

In the Golem and the Jinni, Wecker has assembled a truly dazzling and inventive cast of characters, and the strength of her characters alone will probably be enough for many people to enjoy this book. There’s a master of the dark, mystical arts who seeks eternal life; there’s a a former doctor who is plagued …

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue

I’ve been wanting to read something from VE. Schwab for a while, and The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is the first book in her new series. If you’re not familiar, V.E. Schwab is known for her fantasy novels, such as A Darker Shade of Magic. I had some mixed feelings about this book, but …

Children of Blood and Bone

So, I’m finally crossing Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi off my to-read list! I’ve been meaning to get to this title ever since it came out since it seemed like it was the type of book I’d enjoy, but it kept getting preempted by other new releases. I finally found some time …