*Saturday Spotlight* Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron

Title: Kingdom of Souls Author: Rena Barron Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: September 3, 2019 Page Count: 432 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Summary: THERE’S MAGIC IN HER BLOOD. Explosive fantasy set in a world of magic and legend, where one girl must sacrifice her life, year by year, to gain the power necessary to fight the mother she has […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford

Title: Crown of Coral and Pearl Author: Mara Rutherford Publisher: Inkyard Press Release Date: August 27, 2019 Page Count: 432 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Summary: For generations, the princes of Ilara have married the most beautiful maidens from the ocean village of Varenia. But though every girl longs to be chosen as the next princess, the cost of […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* A Dress for the Wicked by Autumn Krause

Title: A Dress for the Wicked Author: Autumn Krause Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: August 6, 2019 Page Count: 400 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Historical Summary: Nothing much happens in the sleepy town of Shy in Avon-upon-Kynt. And for eighteen years, Emmaline Watkins has feared that her future held just that: nothing. But when the head of the most […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* House of Salt and Sorrows by Erin A. Craig

Title: House of Salt and Sorrows Author: Erin A. Craig Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: August 6, 2019 Page Count: 416 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retellings Summary: In a manor by the sea, twelve sisters are cursed. Annaleigh lives a sheltered life at Highmoor, a manor by the sea, with her sisters, their father, and stepmother. Once they […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen

Title: The Merciful Crow Author: Margaret Owen Publisher: Henry Holt Release Date: July 30, 2019 Page Count: 384 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Summary: A future chieftain Fie abides by one rule: look after your own. Her Crow caste of undertakers and mercy-killers takes more abuse than coin, but when they’re called to collect royal dead, she’s hoping they’ll […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* Wilder Girls by Rory Power

Title: Wilder Girls Author: Rory Power Publisher: Delacorte Press Release Date: July 9, 2019 Page Count: 368 pages Genres: Young Adult, Horror, Mystery, LGBT Summary: It’s been eighteen months since the Raxter School for Girls was put under quarantine. Since the Tox hit and pulled Hetty’s life out from under her. It started slow. First the teachers died one by […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* The Storm Crow by Kalyn Josephson

Title: The Storm Crow (The Storm Crow #1) Author: Kalyn Josephson Publisher: SourcebooksFire Release Date: July 9th 2019 Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult Synopsis: In the tropical kingdom of Rhodaire, magical, elemental Crows are part of every aspect of life…until the Illucian empire invades, destroying everything. That terrible night has thrown Princess Anthia into a deep depression. Her […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

Title: Wicked Fox (Gumiho, #1) Author: Kat Cho Publisher: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers Release Date: June 25, 2019 Page Count: 432 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy Summary: A fresh and addictive fantasy-romance set in modern-day Seoul. Eighteen-year-old Gu Miyoung has a secret–she’s a gumiho, a nine-tailed fox who must devour the energy of men in order […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* All of Us With Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil

Title: All of Us With Wings Author: Michelle Ruiz Keil Publisher: Soho Press Release Date: June 18, 2019 Page Count: 360 pages Genres: Young Adult, Contemporary, LGBT Summary: Michelle Ruiz Keil’s YA fantasy debut about love, found family, and healing is an ode to post-punk San Francisco through the eyes of a Mexican-American girl. Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San […]

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*Saturday Spotlight* The Beholder by Anna Bright

Title: The Beholder Author: Anna Bright Publisher: HarperTeen Release Date: June 4, 2019 Page Count: 448 pages Genres: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retellings Summary: Selah has waited her whole life for a happily ever after. As the only daughter of the leader of Potomac, she knows her duty is to find the perfect match, a partner who will help secure […]

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