If This, Then That: The Cruel Prince

There’s still time to join in The Cruel Prince hype, right? One of our absolute favorite reads of the year, and of course a favorite of many, we could not get enough of this book when it first came out. The wait for The Wicked King is killing us, so if you’re still trying to recover from reading TPC, check out these titles!

If You’re Looking For…The Fae

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A glimmering, seductive Hades/Persephone retelling, Wintersong details an often overlooked, but no less dangerous, group of the fae – goblins. When Liesl’s sister is taken captive by the wicked Goblin King to be his bride, she’ll do anything to get her back – even if that means sacrificing herself in the process. This book, though dense, has all of the mischief and romance that one should expect from the fae, and a story that will enthrall you.

If You’re Looking For…High Fantasy

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir 27774758

While TPC may not be entirely high fantasy (after all, there’s a whole mortal world out there for Jude and her siblings to wish to explore), the actual court setting of The Cruel Prince has many high fantasy elements. If you’re looking for a new world still connected to the old, An Ember in the Ashes is a violent, harrowing journey. With just a bit of magic mixed in with all the danger, Laia and Elias’s story will captivate and challenge you.

If You’re Looking For…Enemies to Lovers

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Enemies to Lovers may be a classic trope, but we’ll never tire of it. If you’re looking for a more lighthearted read, this book is the perfect romance. While it still has mysticism and mythology tied into its roots, Harper and David’s banter, sharp wit, and decades-old tension will draw you right in. Hilarious and heartfelt, these two are one of our favorite YA couples of. all. time. And they’ll be sure to join your lists, too.


If This, Then That: The Raven Cycle

One of our favorite things to do is give out recommendations, and we’ve been thinking for a little while of starting a new series. So, even though this has been done countless times in the past, we’ve decided to do an “If This, Then That” series! We’ll be picking a popular book, and giving recommendations for similar titles based on those aspects of each book that people seem to love most.

And first up is: The Raven Cycle series! We’re a huge fan of these books, but we know there are so many other fantastic novels out there with similar elements that deserve some love and recognition. Some you’ve heard of, some you haven’t, but all will strike that same chord.

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15 Most Anticipated 2018 Releases

As we prepare to head into the new year, there are so, so many books whose worlds, stories, and characters’ lives we’re looking forward to delving into headfirst. Though we know we can’t list every anticipated release, we’ve compiled a list of fifteen new titles (no sequels in sight!) plus some very honorable mentions to carry you into 2018. And may it be a good one for the book community!

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17 Best Summer Reads

In honor of the “Summer of ’17”, and being halfway through July, we’ve compiled a list of 17 Summer Reads that are perfect for the beach! Whether you’ve got your toes in the sand, or are curled up on a stormy night, these books are the perfect summer recipe. Sweet or dark, they’re all engrossing. Believe us, you won’t be leaving the beach until you’re through with this list. As always, make sure to tell us your favorite summer reads!


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25 Must-Read Underrated YA Novels

Sometimes it can feel like the YA community is controlled by only a handful of books, right? We know there are incredible, deserving novels which are overshadowed by the most popular ones, but fear no more! We’ve compiled a list of 25 must-reads, of any genre, for all you YA book junkies out there. Don’t see your fave listed? Tell us in the comments and we’ll check it out!


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