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Seraphina (Seraphina, #1)
This is one of the most unique dragon books you'll ever read. (I read it twice, and it isn't even out yet!) You see, in Seraphina's world, dragons are...more
Jun 17, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
Fire (Graceling Realm, #2)
Fire is a monster. Monsters in her homeland are creatures of brilliant colors, each with abilities, that feed on humans and animals (there are even mo...more
Sep 23, 2009
Sep 21, 2009
Poison Study (Study, #1)
I'm not sure if this is supposed to be adult or teen fantasy, and I don't really care. It's just plain good. Yelena, sentenced to die, is offered the...more
Apr 11, 2009
Apr 10, 2009
Wow! Where Durst has always placed her books at least partly in our world, this is an otherworld fantasy, where there are flying serpents made of unbr...more
Jan 25, 2012
Jan 25, 2012
City of Glass (The Mortal Instruments, #3)
This is an action-packed, breathless, dramatic, heart-pounding conclusion to the series, with peril and pain for everyone we have grown to care about,...more
Apr 12, 2009
Apr 09, 2009
The Scorpio Races
On a small island in the Scorpio Sea, men and boys strive to capture the deadly, killer water horses that come onto the land from the ocean. If they c...more
Nov 19, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
Technically this book is YA, but any adult who denies it to her/himself for that reason will be missing something incredible. Technically it's also fa...more
Sep 11, 2013
Sep 12, 2013
The Assassin's Curse (The Assassin's Curse, #1)
A very unusual fantasy, with a female pirate hero and a brooding assassin male hero. You have to know I loved it because I gave it a quote for the cov...more
Jan 2012
May 21, 2013
Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, #1)
A splendid werewolf/human romance with some heartbreaking turns from a writer I am coming to love. This one comes out in August from Scholastic!
Jun 12, 2009
Jun 13, 2009
Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, #1)
I was REALLY looking forward to this, and I was not disappointed! Tessa has come to London to find her missing brother, only to be plunged into a nigh...more
Sep 24, 2010
Sep 28, 2010
When the Sea Is Rising Red (Hobverse #1)
This is an amazing book about people trapped by their families and their societies, struggling to break free. The shadows are very dark, and the world...more
Oct 19, 2011
Jan 12, 2012
Plain Kate
PLAIN KATE is a wonderful first novel set in a world that's a bit medieval Slavic. Plain Kate, who insists on that name, is a wood carver in a world i...more
Sep 19, 2010
Sep 28, 2010
Drink, Slay, Love
What a wild ride! Pearl is a vampire teenager in good standing preparing for her inauguration into the ranks of adult vampires. She has everything--a...more
Sep 08, 2011
Sep 09, 2011
Sorrow's Knot
This is a gut-wrenching, beautiful, scary tale of three friends, a Storyteller, a Hunter, and a Binder (she ties knots that tie things together, and s...more
Nov 30, 2013
Dec 06, 2013
The Iron Thorn (Iron Codex, #1)
This is a very dark fantasy/steampunk, set in a world in which magic was discovered instead of nuclear power. Rather than embrace the new energy, a go...more
Oct 13, 2011
Oct 17, 2011
Catherine of Lyonesse
It's been a long time since I first read this book, and I can't begin to explain how over the moon I am that it's finally going to reach readers other...more
not set
Jul 01, 2014
The Cabinet of Wonders (The Kronos Chronicles, #1)
A fascinating book in which magic education is restricted in Bohemia (roughly similar to the Czech Republic before WWI) to nobles only, and those who...more
Dec 12, 2009
Dec 14, 2009
Unspoken (The Lynburn Legacy, #1)
In Sorry-in-the-Vale, England, Kami has an Issue--she is a teenager who still talks with her invisible friend. Then the town's "ruling family" returns...more
not set
Mar 28, 2012
Enchanted (Woodcutter Sisters #1)
It's a wonderful mix-up of fairy-tale tropes, a clever love story, and a delightful tale all on its own!
Nov 15, 2011
Dec 22, 2011
Bones of Faerie (Bones of Faerie, #1)
This is an amazing book. I am unnerved at the way I kept managing to lose it around the house from the time it came out (when I got it) until I found...more
Jul 19, 2009
Apr 04, 2009
A retelling of "East of the Sun, West of the Moon," from the point of view of a young woman who has been raised as an Arctic researcher, specializing...more
Mar 20, 2009
Mar 22, 2009
Dust Girl (The American Fairy, #1)
A splendidly well-written book, set in the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. Callie's mom has gone missing, but a mysterious stranger points her to the golden c...more
Jan 2013
May 26, 2014
Chantress (Chantress, #1)
The Lord Protector has done his best to eliminate Chantresses, the women who sing magic, because only a Chantress can destroy him. Lucy has been hidde...more
not set
Sep 04, 2013
Thirteenth Child (Frontier Magic, #1)
Like the sequel, ACROSS THE GREAT BARRIER, this book is set in a North America in which there are no Native Americans. While I accepted this as a fant...more
not set
Feb 04, 2012
Dark Whispers (Unicorn Chronicles, #3)
Okay, I admit, I'm prejudiced--Bruce is my best male friend, my writing buddy, and he read DARK WHISPERS to me as I read BLOODHOUND to him.

That's all...more
not set
Aug 06, 2011
The Freedom Maze
In 1960 Sophie's wish unexpectedly results in her trip back in time to her family's plantation in 1860. Tanned dark by the summer sun, Sophie is mista...more
Nov 17, 2011
Nov 30, 2011
The Girl of Fire and Thorns (Fire and Thorns, #1)
What do you do when you're born with a sacred, divine gem in your navel? Well, Princess Elise eats and reads and hopes her chosen husband is old and u...more
not set
Dec 14, 2011
Anna Dressed in Blood (Anna, #1)
A wonderful ghost/horror story with a ghost hunter who's shy of involvements and friendships (because he's always moving around) and a dead girl trapp...more
Nov 04, 2011
Sep 08, 2011
Bad Luck Girl (The American Fairy, #3)
At last Callie, the Dust Girl and Golden Girl of the previous two books, is reunited with her mortal mother, her unSeelie father, and her mortal frien...more
Jun 22, 2014
Jun 23, 2014
Golden Girl (The American Fairy, #2)
Callie and Jack find that Hollywood, governed by the lovely and glittering Seelie Court (better known as movie stars and moguls), is a hard place to l...more
Jan 2014
May 26, 2014
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