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All the Stars and Teeth

(All the Stars and Teeth #1)

4.11  ·  Rating details ·  357 ratings  ·  174 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
Chelsea Humphrey
All the cover love here! While my rating is middle of the road, I'd ask you to take my thoughts with a grain of salt, as I am NOT the target audience, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with this book. I think it's more a case of right book, wrong reader, mainly due to my fickle mood lately and my having read so many pirate themed YA fantasy books in the past year. The writing was really well done and I have no doubt that the author is one we'll see many great things from in the years ahead. ...more
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!
Bre *B.B. Lynn Reads*
“You glare. Like something’s wrong, and you’re the only one who can fix it.”

All the Stars and Teeth is a fascinating story about a young girl’s journey to uncover the truth from the sea of lies she’s been told her entire life, while discovering where she fits in this new world.

“The world doesn’t work with only your eyes, Princess. There’s truth in more than what you can see.”

Amora has been sheltered and told what to do her whole life under the guise of protection. Sailing with Bastian is her
Helena of Eretz ✰
I received this complimentary ARC from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review.
✨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
Caidyn (SEMI-HIATUS; BW Reviews; he/him/his)
Thanks to Edelweiss and Imprint for an ARC in exchange for an honest review!

CW: general violence, menstruation, and sexism

I was totally surprised by this book! It was a great debut that swept me up into the world and, damn, I wish that the second book was already here because I wanna see where the second book goes.

Admittedly, my brain spaced out during the beginning stuff (which happens to me at times) so I missed some of the worldbuilding and the whole reason for the journey. I hadn't been
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
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
Dec 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, from-publisher
***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!!
The Nerd Daily
Jan 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Originally published on The Nerd Daily | Review by Nathalie DeFelice

I could not (read: would not) put this book down. From start to finish, I was hooked into this fantasy tale full of pirates, soul-magic wielding princesses, and mermaids! Amora was a riveting character, full of vicious determination and iron will. She’s not going to let fear keep her from saving her kingdom. Plus, if you like roguishly handsome pirates with a chip or two on their shoulder, then it’s safe to say you’re going to
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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rachel ☾
did someone say vengeful mermaids and blood magic?

Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

Astrid Scholte
Jan 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful and bloody. Vicious and charming. Dark and romantic. Let All the Stars and Teeth ensnare your heart and soul!
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
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.
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
Sep 13, 2019 marked it as to-read
Can I get this book already?
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
Jan 22, 2019 marked it as to-read


that’s really all I need to know.
Nov 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Feminism? Pirates? MAGIC? Romance? Sign me the f up
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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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