Dark Triumph by R.L. LaFevers The Skinny: Sybella, one of Mortain's daughters and the convent's deadliest weapon, is sent back to her home in order to find the betrayers of the duchess of Brittany - those who are marked by St. Mortain. She also hopes that her father, the hated d'Albret, will be marked by… Continue reading It is both dark AND triumphant!
The Crown of Embers
The Crown of Embers by Rae Carson The Skinny: After becoming a hero to her country, Elisa is now queen. But at only seventeen, she is mistrusted by her advisers, suffering from repeated attempts on her life, and trying to pick up the pieces of her crumbling country. But as her enemies being to return… Continue reading The Crown of Embers
Grave Mercy by Robin LeFevers The Skinny: After escaping from a perilous marriage, Ismae joins the sisters at the convent of St. Mortain, the god of Death. Trained to be a handmaiden of the god, Ismae is taught to kill a man who is marked for death. The headmistress of the convent sends Ismae with… Continue reading Have mercy….
The beginning is the end is the beginning
Rapture by Lauren Kate The Skinny: The Fall is starting... again. Lucifer's plans to change history are set in motion and Daniel and Luce have nine days to stop him. To do so they, with the help of their demon and angel friends, must return to the original site of the Fall - the place… Continue reading The beginning is the end is the beginning
Wait… was there actually a book?
The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman The Skinny: Nora finds her best friend Chris dead in a pool of blood; his girlfriend Adriane nearly catatonic; and her boyfriend Max has fled the country, accused of murdering Chris. Now, using clues she has found hidden in old letters written by a woman… Continue reading Wait… was there actually a book?
This isn’t some [darn] Narnia book.
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor The Skinny: Karou is a seventeen year old art student living in Prague. She has a crummy ex-boyfriend, turquoise blue hair, and, oh yeah, her family is a bunch of monsters. Karou's "father" sends her on around the world on errands, collecting teeth for some unknown reason.… Continue reading This isn’t some [darn] Narnia book.