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The Bright and Breaking Sea by Chloe Neill

Rating: 4 out of 5.

I really enjoyed this first book in a new fantasy series. It’s a quick and easy read, and there is plenty of action, magic, fighting, fast ships and has just a hint of romance.

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The Inheritance Games (The Inheritance Games #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a thoroughly enjoyable YA mystery/thriller/romance book. It’s creative and a lot of fun to read.

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The Rage of Dragons (The Burning #1) by Evan Winter

Rating: 4 out of 5.

4.5 stars.

Wow. This is a fantastic first book in an exciting new African-inspired epic fantasy series. The book starts off slowly but quickly picks up steam and doesn’t let up. There a good amount of worldbuilding and plenty of action. Add in good character development and complicated relationships, and you have a winner.

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The Camelot Betrayal (Camelot Rising #2) by Kiersten White

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is the second book in the exciting YA Fantasy series and it does not disappoint. The book delves deeper into Guinevere’s role in Camelot. To complicate matters, the real Guinevere’s younger sister shows up in Camelot and refuses to leave.

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The Bone Shard Daughter (The Drowning Empire #1) by Andrea Stewart

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a very good first book in an exciting new fantasy series. It has interesting characters, multiple storylines and focuses more on magic than sword fighting. I’m not a huge fan of books focused on magic, but this isn’t the wizard-wielding type of magic. It’s much more subtle and sinister.

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Dyrwolf by Kat Kinney

Rating: 4 out of 5.

This is a very good, exciting YA Paranormal Fantasy book. It’s fast-paced, with interesting characters and a good storyline.

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House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) by Sarah J. Maas

Rating: 4 out of 5.

4.5 stars

This is a fantastic fantasy book. Even though it is over 800 pages, it’s such an easy, engaging read that the pages flew by.

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The Midnight Bargain by C.L. Polk

Rating: 4 out of 5.

3.5 stars

This is another good fantasy novel from the author. The great thing is that this is a stand alone, which is rare to find in fantasy books.

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Hush (Hush #1) by Dylan Farrow

Rating: 3 out of 5.

This is an ok YA Fantasy about a young girl who is out of options and undertakes a journey to seek justice for her family.

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