Reviews by Category: Fantasy

Teen Review
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Blood and Bone

By Tomi Adeyemi
5
Rated by
Leilani G.
Jan 28, 2023

Children of Blood and Bone, by Tomi Adeyemi, is a fantasy book with a gripping plot. Zélie is a
young girl living in Orïsha, a fictional country where magic exists. Zélie is a maji, a group of
outlawed people born with magic. All magic was destroyed when Zélie was just a child. For her
entire life, she has faced discrimination due to her magic. However, when runaway princess
Amari finds a magical scroll, Zélie unlocks her powers for the first time in years. Together, the

Teen Review
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

Chain of Gold

By Cassandra Clare
4
Rated by
Leilani G.
Jan 28, 2023

Chain of Gold, by Cassandra Clare, follows a group of shadowhunters,
descendants of angels whose main goal is to kill demons, in 1903 London. Cordelia
Carstairs is a young shadowhunter moving to England with her family. While there she
reunites with her childhood love, James Herondale, his sister and Cordelia’s best friend,
Lucie, and a host of new characters. While Cordelia gets acclimated to her new home, a

Teen Review
All of Us Villains by Amanda Food & Christine Lynn Herman

All of Us Villains

By Amanda Foody
4
Rated by
Abby S.
Jan 26, 2023

Summary: This book takes place in a world where magic exists. Common magic is available to
anyone who can buy spellrings however, you can only use high magic if your family wins a
tournament that fights to the death. Every 20 years, each of the 7 families names one champion
that will fight for them in that tournament. When someone mysterious writes a book exposing
the tournament, the fight is now public to everyone after being a secret for centuries. Now the
question is who will get the high magic after this year's tournament, and will it be the same as

Teen Review
The Ballad of Never After by Stephanie Garber

The Ballad of Never After

By Stephanie Garber
5
Rated by
Maggie S.
Jan 26, 2023

The Ballad of Never After picks up right where the first book, Once Upon a Broken Heart, left off.
Apollo is still under a curse and Evangeline is determined to cure him on her own. However,
after he unexpectedly wakes up, she realizes he is now under two other curses: a curse where
he will continuously hunt her against his will, as well as a curse where he and Evangeline are

Teen Review
Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber

Once Upon a Broken Heart

By Stephanie Garber
5
Rated by
Maggie S.
Jan 26, 2023

Stephanie Garber’s Once Upon a Broken Heart stars Evangeline Fox, a young, optimistic,
hopeless romantic girl with rose gold hair. After learning of her step sister’s engagement to her
first and only love, Evangeline seeks out the assistance of the notorious Prince of Hearts, Jacks,
known for killing people with a single kiss. In exchange for stopping the wedding, she will owe
him three kisses of which he will choose the time, place, and person. After her plans go south,

Teen Review

Shiver

By Maggie Stiefvater
5
Rated by
Leilani G.
Jan 24, 2023

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater tells the story of Grace and Sam, two teenagers living in the
fictional town of Mercy Falls, Minnesota. Grace is a daughter to two neglectful parents who
spends most of her time watching the local wolf population. Her fascination with the wolves has
persisted ever since one saved her when she was a small girl. However, when she meets a boy
with the same yellow eyes as the wolf who has always looked out for her, her life’s trajectory

Teen Review
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven Boys

By Maggie Stiefvater
5
Rated by
Leilani G.
Jan 24, 2023

16-year old Blue Sargent grew up with a psychic family. She’s known her entire life that
if she kisses her true love, he will die. When Blue sees the future ghost of a boy named Gansey,
she learns that he will die in a year, and that she either kills him or he is her true love. Blue then
embarks on a journey with the Raven Boys, local prep school students endeavoring to find a
dead Welsh King. Led by Blue’s future victim/true love, Gansey, a handsome and charming

Teen Review
The Stolen Heir by Holly Black

The Stolen Heir

By Holly Black
4
Rated by
Maggie S.
Jan 23, 2023

The Stolen Heir by Holly Black features Suren, a former Queen of the Court of Teeth of
Elfhame. After the events of The Folk of the Air series, Suren finds herself back in the mortal
world scavenging for food and secretly keeping an eye on her former foster family, longing to be
a part of them once more. She is constantly being hunted by a hag from her old court known as

Teen Review
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

The Song of Achilles

By Madeline Miller
2
Rated by
Iqra N.
Jan 23, 2023

The Song of Achilles narrates the tragic love story of Patroclus and Achilles. It follows
Patroclus, who murdered a boy and was exiled to a different kingdom, where he soon meets
Achilles. While wary at first, the two form a close bond and run away, where they meet Chiron
and train with him. Everything seems to be going fine, until Achilles is called by his father.
When the two arrive at the palace, they are greeted by Odysseus, who draws Patroclus’ name,

Teen Review
Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim

Six Crimson Cranes

By Elizabeth Lim
4
Rated by
Iqra N.
Jan 19, 2023

Six Crimson Cranes features Shiori’anma, who is about to enter an arranged marriage.
But she harbors a secret, that she possesses forbidden magic. When trying to hide a creation she
has made, Shiori eventually falls into a lake, and meets a dragon who helps her survive. Upon
waking, Shiori is punished to create a tapestry for her soon-to-be husband as an apology, and is
accompanied by her cold and distant stepmother. Shior soon meets Seryu, the dragon she had

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