The Trials of Apollo by Rick Riordan “It always disappointed me when mortals put themselves first and failed to see the big picture—the importance of putting me first” The Hidden Oracle I was going to wait until after the fifth book came out to do this, but that isn't happening until October. (I swear it … Continue reading Series Review – Audiobooks All
Deeplight by Frances Hardinge Publication Date: April 14, 2020 Summary from NetGalley: The gods are dead. Decades ago, they turned on one another and tore each other apart. Nobody knows why. But are they really gone forever? When 15-year-old Hark finds the still-beating heart of a terrifying deity, he risks everything to keep it out … Continue reading 20,000 Leagues Meets Frankstein
Maya and the Rising Dark by Rena Barron Publication Date: May 5, 2020 Summary from NetGalley: Twelve-year-old Maya is the only one in her South Side Chicago neighborhood who witnesses weird occurrences like werehyenas stalking the streets at night and a scary man made of shadows plaguing her dreams. Her friends try to find an … Continue reading Middle Grade Review
Wicked As You Wish by Rin Chupeco Publication Date: March 3, 2020 Summary from GoodReads: Tala Warnock has little use for magic – as a descendant of Maria Makiling, the legendary Filipina heroine, she negates spells, often by accident. But her family’s old ties to the country of Avalon (frozen, bespelled, and unreachable for almost … Continue reading A Hundred Names for Magic
The Never Tilting World by Rin Chupeco Publication Date: October 15, 2019 Summary from Goodreads: Generations of twin goddesses have long ruled Aeon. But seventeen years ago, one sister’s betrayal defied an ancient prophecy and split their world in two. The planet ceased to spin, and a Great Abyss now divides two realms: one cloaked … Continue reading Goddesses or Demons?