Grace Year by Kim Liggett is a crazy book because it’s frighteningly believable and mind blowing. It’s a combination of Lost, Handmaid’s Tale, and The Village. If you’re a fan of any of those you need to pick this book up! I read it for CYBILS YA SPEC FIC 2019 and it blew my mind!
Calling all bird lovers. Calling all lovers of magic. This is the book for you. This book is grim. I'm not sure how else to put it. However, no matter how terrible the caste system, there is an undercurrent of hope, and that's what kept me reading. I read this as a CYBILS 2019 Young … Continue reading Merciful Crow: Love a book with the word crow in it
I read this book for CYBILS. Although it's not a finalist, I really liked it and I would love to get to share it with all of you. Maia has worked as a tailor in her father's shop for years. She dreams of owning the shop one day, however, she cannot as a woman. When … Continue reading Spin the Dawn
This is a CYBILS finalist! Annie and Lee are two orphans who grew up together during a brutal revolution. Annie was freed from her position as a peasant and Lee was relieved of his position of royalty, and secretly left alive unlike the rest of his family. After the revolution and with the new government, … Continue reading Fireborne: CYBILS Finalist
This is a CYBILS finalist! Echo loves her father, and so she'd do anything for him. She'd even follow the wolf that attacked her when she was a child into a castle to stay with him for a year. While she's there, she gets to know the wolf better, explore the castle held together by … Continue reading Echo North: Cybils Finalist
This is a CYBILS Finalist for Young Adult Speculative Fiction The year is 2380 and the world is a lot bigger than just earth. The graduating cadets of Aurora Academy are going on their first mission. One group, however, isn't necessarily the A team even though its captain is the best in the class. Due … Continue reading Aurora Rising: Cybils Finalist