Ice Like Fire
In this sequel to Snow Like Ashes (2014), Winter's queen, Meira, struggles to forge a new life for her recently liberated people. But the king of Cordell, who has loaned Winter aid, orders Meira to reopen the country's mines in hopes of finding the powerful magical chasm of legend. However, when it is found, Meira vows to keep it shut. She is distrustful of magic and clashes with Theron who is convinced that with this much untapped power, the world can finally stand against threats like Angra. When she and Theron are sent on a mission across kingdoms to discover the chasm's secrets, Meira plans on using the trip to garner support to keep the chasm shut and Winter safe. But can she do so without endangering the people she loves?
Newt's Emerald: Magic, Maids, and Masquerades
Inspired by the works of Georgette Heyer and Jane Austen, Nix's (To Hold the Bridge, 2015) latest is a Regency romance with a fantasy twist. At her 18th birthday party, Lady Truthful Newington is introduced to fashionable London society and shown the magical emerald she will one day inherit. But when her father brings it out to show the guests, it's immediately stolen. The headstrong Truthful decides to head to London, disguised as a man, to get it back. Also joining the jewel hunt is the dashing but shrewd Major Harnett with whom Truthful butts heads, yet can't stop thinking about. The dangerous adventure finds the two following clues in high and low society. Truthful and Harnett soon discover that the Newington Emerald is far more important than a mere family heirloom!
The Rose Society
Lu’s intense sequel to The Young Elites (2014) takes a dark and gritty turn as Adelina, known and feared as the White Wolf, has fled Kenettra with Violetta, her sister. She hopes to recruit other powerful Elites and build her own army of allies. Adelina is motivated by her thirst for revenge on the Daggers, who cast her out, and the Inquisition who killed her love Enzo and countless other malfettos. Her path explodes into a dizzying display of power, murder, and revenge leaving Adelina questioning her true nature. As darkness grows in her heart, she struggles to cling to the good within her. But how can someone be good, when her very existence depends on darkness?
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