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All the Stars and Teeth

(All the Stars and Teeth #1)

4.15  ·  Rating details ·  318 ratings  ·  146 reviews
Set in a kingdom where danger lurks beneath the sea, mermaids seek vengeance with song, and magic is a choice, Adalyn Grace’s All the Stars and Teeth is a thrilling fantasy for fans of Stephanie Garber’s Caraval and Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series.

She will reign.

As princess of the island kingdom Visidia, Amora Montara has spent her entire life training to be High
Kindle Edition, 384 pages
Expected publication: February 4th 2020 by Imprint
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Tomi Adeyemi
Feb 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I was lucky enough to read an early draft of this book because the and i LOVED IT

Picture Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road leading her own Pirates Of The Carribean Ship

This epic sea adventure empowering as hell, exciting, bloody, and it takes no prisoners! It's also powerful--there are parts of this books that gave me goosebumps.

I can't WAIT to read the final draft and then I can't wait for everyone else to read it so we can geek out about it together!!

Candace Robinson
May 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I love pirates, but have been let down with a lot of the pirate-type books! However, here is one that totally changed my mind! I'll also add that the cover is one of my favorites of the year!

Amora was pretty freaking awesome! I easily connected with her and what she was going through and had to face! Then there were the boys! I loved Bastian and Ferrick, especially Bastion, though! And Vataea has my heart! She was vicious and lovable at the same time! The bond between the crew was one that I
Adalyn Grace
Feb 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
December 14th Edit

Pre order links and tour information is available! We're running a pre order campaign, as well, where you can get a signed bookplate and enamel pin. You can also get a beautiful art print when ordered through Mysterious Galaxy.


Now that ARCs are beginning to circulate, I also wanted to hop on here and talk about some of the content warnings in this book. Skip now, if you don't want to read them:

Violence and Death: There are 7 main forms of magic in this
May 26, 2019 marked it as not-released-tbr
Shelves: reviewed
The cover is totally giving me Hazel Wood vibes and I can't evennn


Caraval + Pirates = everything i've ever wanted

well, the maths never lie
Adrienne Young
Nov 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Adalyn Grace has delivered a phenomenal debut, filled with unexpected magic and a fiery female protagonist. Readers will fall hard for this high seas adventure!
Helena of Eretz ✰
I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.
Cindy ✩☽ Savage Queen ♔
Fierce princess + pirates?

Well, I guess I'll just keep riding this train until it runs out of gas lol
Aimee ♥ | Aimee, Always
Aaaaand this marks the beginning of my "2020" Goodreads shelf.
Isabel Ibañez
Feb 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
So I loved this bloody book—the main character is Scarlett O’Hara incarnate. Amora is fierce and able to take care of herself, and her magic is extraordinary. ALL THE STARS AND TEETH is a sweeping, magical tale filled with pirates, a whip smart mermaid, a princess thirsting to prove herself and protect her kingdom, and a soft cinnamon roll boy who captured my heart. Everyone is fleshed out, with engaging personalities and distinct voices.

And the magic. It’s different and bloody and
Dec 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: from-publisher, arc
***A big thank you to the publisher for providing a physical ARC and to Edelweiss for a digital ARC. My review is in no way swayed by this!***

Ok. So Wow. What a debut. Seriously..I can't wait for book 2!!!

Right from the beginning I was drawn in and so curious about the magic system. There are different islands and the islands represent different types of magic:
Arida: Soul magic
Valuka: Elemental magic
Mornute: Enchantment magic
Curmana: Mind magic
Kerost: Time magic
Suntosu: Restoration magic
Oct 02, 2019 marked it as to-read
Why do I want to read this??

THIS, this is why:

"Picture Furiosa from Mad Max: Fury Road leading her own Pirates Of The Carribean Ship" - Tomi Adeyemi

Why yes, yes I will picture that and now I am utterly excited!!
Nia •ShadesOfPaper•
Can books please stop having pretty covers and make me wanna buy them? Because otherwise I’ll be broke.

Thank you Macmillan and Imprint for the ARC.

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Lacy Baugher
Dec 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2019
This book is so good I was honestly angry every time I had to put it down. With an amazing heroine, intricate worldbuilding, compelling supporting characters and a bunch of genuine surprises, I expect this is already going to go on my Best of 2020 list next year.

Full review coming closer to publication!
Lindsay Bilgram
Nov 13, 2018 added it
Shelves: arcs
Sorry I'm literally the worst and am stupidly behind on my reviews, but review and rating to come, I SWEAR!!!

***OKAY BUT THAT COVER AND EXCERPT THOUGH. 2020 please come faster. My crops are dying and I just KNOW this will be the book to restore my faith in YA fantasy***

I am so hyped for this book<33333 Between All the Stars and Teeth and Queen of Nothing, 2020 is going to be an amazing book year
Feb 02, 2018 marked it as desperately-waiting-for
2020 bouta be a great year
Jackie ϟ Bookseller
I received an ARC of this title via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review.

3/5 stars:

"Fear is part of life; all that matters is what we do with it."

Bloody, exciting, and magical, All the Stars and Teeth bursts with violent life, and death. When Princess Amora is imprisoned after losing control of her dangerous magic, she escapes with the help of a pirate, her stowaway fiancee, and a powerful mermaid. While Amora initially escapes with the intention to prove herself to her kingdom and regain
✨Brithanie Faith✨
Jan 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, netgalley
5/5 stars

e-ARC provided by NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

It's official! All The Stars And Teeth is my first 5 star read of the decade! I had a feeling I would love this when I first heard the synopsis, but I had no idea just how much this book would mean to me!

If you've added this to your TBR's because one of your buzz-words is pirates, mermaids, or sea creatures- I don't think you'll be disappointed! The magic in this is also unique from anything I've
Kathryn (Blissfully Bookish & Nerdy Potions Co)
Link to my blog: Review: All the Stars and Teeth by Adalyn Grace

When I was perusing Goodreads and checking out 2020 releases, I came across Adalyn Grace’s All the Stars and Teeth and I was immediately intrigued by the stunning cover and the interesting synopsis. As I mention in my Sea Witch review, anything with mermaids qualifies as an instant read for me. With the gorgeous mermaid tail on the cover (along with a ship, skull and skeleton elements) there is mention of a ‘vengeful mermaid’ in the
Jul 03, 2019 marked it as to-read
Brb, just gonna go tattoo this cover on my entire body because holy mother of god, that cover is incredibly fucking stunning.
H O T D A M N.

Also, this story just sounds incredible in itself.

Gimme gimme gimme.
Sep 13, 2019 marked it as to-read
Can I get this book already?
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Feminism? Pirates? MAGIC? Romance? Sign me the f up
Caitlin Reads
Dec 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars! All the Stars and Teeth was an excellent debut novel. I truly couldn’t put this book down and was really engrossed in all of the characters! Bastian was especially great. Who doesn’t love a hot pirate? The premise was really fresh with an interesting take on the magical system. Amora was a well developed main character who really wanted to put the good of her country before herself. I was fully consumed by this story and read through it quickly. The writing and worldbuilding was ...more
April B.
Dec 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: giveaways

I am completely blown away by this book! The characters have so much depth and are easy to care about. The world building is exceptional and so detailed. The Kingdom of Visidia is made up of different islands and each island was explored and history of the island and it's magic was explained. The story is full of adventure and twists and turns you didn't see coming! All the Stars and Teeth should be on everyone's TBR list for 2020. It
Katya de Becerra
Why 2020 is still so far away? I want this book NOOOOWWWWW!!!
Jan 22, 2019 marked it as to-read


that’s really all I need to know.
Nicole (FearYourEx)
4/5 Stars
I received an early e-galley from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. I'm also a member of the author's street team.

So, I heard about this book when the cover was revealed. If you're following my Instagram you know I love pirates and pirate books. Now add in that the main character is a princess, heck yes royalty, now make that princess flee after messing up, okay she's flawed even better, now add in a handsome pirate and I'm 100% interested. If you liked Daughter of the
Dec 14, 2019 rated it liked it

This was a solid debut novel full of action, fantasy, and a touch of gore. The highlights of this read for me were the descriptions of Amora's unique powers and the adventures that Ferrick, Bastian, Vataea, and Amora encounter on their journey. Fans of fast-paced stories and beautiful writing about monsters, mermaids, and magic will enjoy this book. I would have liked more characterization and development of the romance between Bastian and Amora (but that's just my personal
Ashlee » Library In The Country
Oh hai a pirate princess? Yes, yes this is good. I’ll read this.
Kimberly (novelhaus)
This book was so much fun to read!! 4.5 stars. It gripped my from the first chapter and was just in a constant state of motion, keeping my jumping from one page to the next like my life depended on it.

Amora Montara has spent her life training to become the heir of the High Animancer of Visidia, the master of soul magic. To secure her position, she must put on the most important demonstration of her life. But when that goes disastrously wrong, Amora forges a deal with the dashing, mysterious,
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Adalyn Grace graduated Summa Cum Laude when she was 19-years-old. She spent four years working in live theater, and acted as the managing editor of a nonprofit newspaper. During and after college, she studied storytelling as an intern on Nickelodeon Animation’s popular animated show, The Legend of Korra (sequel to Avatar: The Last Airbender). She was a participant in Pitch Wars 2016, and is a ...more

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