“Shadow Scale” by Rachel Hartman

Seraphina was one of my favorite books of 2012, and I’ve been anxiously awaiting the sequel ever since.  Enter Shadow Scale, Rachel Hartman’s long-awaited novel that continues the story of our favorite half-dragon heroine. The kingdom of Goredd is on the brink of war.  Because the war involves dragons, it is likely to be disastrous.  Goredd’s young queenRead more

“Fire” by Kristin Cashore

  Kristin Cashore’s Graceling series is singularly responsible for making me stop dismissing YA as something that’s just for teenagers and making me realize that YA fantasy can be just as amazingly beautiful and thought-provoking as fantasy that’s written for adults.  I read the series in completely the wrong order, starting with the third book,Read more