Reviews by Tag: magic

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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
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
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

Teen Review
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas

Throne of Glass

By Sarah J. Maas
4
Rated by
Likhita A.
Jan 3, 2023

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas is the first book in the Throne of Glass series. In a land
without magic, Celaena Sardothien is an assassin who is deadly and can kill with a flick of her
finger. She is summoned to the castle and in order to win her freedom, she has to defeat
twenty-three opponents (killers, thieves, and warriors) in a competition. One by one, Celaena’s

Teen Review
Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard

Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard

By Susan Dennard
4
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

Bloodwitch, the third novel of Susan Dennard’s Witchlands series, features Bloodwitch Aeduan,
whose companions include Threadwitch Iseult and the rescued Nomasti girl whom they have nicknamed
Owl. He struggles between past commitments to his father and those people and causes he has come to
care about. Safi’s story is continued as well with her carrying out her promise to Vaness, Ironwitch and

Teen Review
Windwitch by Susan Dennard

Windwitch

By Susan Dennard
4
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

In Susan Dennard’s sequel to Truthwitch, the stories of Safi, Iseult, Merik and Aeduan continue.
Safi and Iseult strive toward their goal to reunify while dealing with conflict in their unique and
dangerous locations. An unlikely pact emerges between Iseult and Aeduen, the return of his money for his
aid in finding Safi. Safi finds herself as well in an unanticipated alliance with the feared Hell-Bards and

Teen Review
The Perilous Sea by Sherry Thomas

The Perilous Sea

By Sherry Thomas
4
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

In The Perilous Sea, the second book in the Elemental trilogy series by Sherry Thomas,
elemental mage Iolanthe Seabourne and Master of the Domain Prince Titus continue in their
dangerous battle against the Bane, the all-powerful mage ruler of The Realm. Their journey is
fraught with the unveiling of multiple secrets and plot twists, however, which leads Titus to
question everything he had previously accepted as part of his and Iolanthe’s prophecies. The

Teen Review
The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas

The Burning Sky

By Sherry Thomas
4
Rated by
Helton W.
Dec 27, 2022

The Burning Sky is the first book in the Elemental trilogy series by Sherry Thomas, set in
1883. Teen elemental mage Iolanthe Seabourne’s life changes forever with her attempt to restore
a ruined potion. Following this pivotal event, she encounters the Master of the Domain Prince
Titus who is committed to destroying the Bane, an all-powerful mage ruler of The Realm.
Through visions detailed in his deceased mother’s journal, but only revealed when needed, Titus

Teen Review
Blade Breaker by Victoria Aveyard

Blade Breaker

By Victoria Aveyard
2
Rated by
Likhita A.
Dec 27, 2022

Blade Breaker by Victoria Aveyard is the second book in the Realm Breaker series. Corayne is
learning how to wield her powerful sword while Queen Erida’s army goes all around the Ward to
capture Corayne and her allies. They closed one spindle, but there are more across the realm
waiting. Taristan and Erida work together and are more powerful than ever. What Corayne and
her allies don’t know is that something even stronger waits in the shadows and won’t hesitate to

Teen Review
Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard

Realm Breaker

By Victoria Aveyard
2
Rated by
Likhita A.
Dec 27, 2022

Realm Breaker by Victoria Aveyard is the first book in the Realm Breaker series. Corayne an-
Amarat, a villager who’s mother is always off at sea, can feel a deadly darkness in the Ward.
One faithful day, an immortal and a skilled assassin arrive at Corayne’s door and are
determined to save the Ward. Corayne’s uncle, a deadly man who would not hesitate to destroy
the realm in a heartbeat, lies in the dark, and it is up to Corayne and her allies to save the

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