Dread Nation by Justina Ireland

Dread Nation is an alternate history where in the immediate aftermath of Gettysburg, the dead rose and started eating the living. This threw the young United States into disarray, and in a panic the white folk forced Native Americans and African Americans to attend government-funded combat schools so that they would fight the shambling undead […]

Shattered: The Glass Spare by Lauren DeStefano

The Glass Spare tells the fascinating story of a young princess named Wil, the fourth child and only daughter of a powerful and ruthless king, who wants nothing more than to travel the world. When she is attacked she discovers she has the power to turn living things into crystals and gemstones, and she goes […]

Frost Like Night Blog Tour: An Interview with Sara Raasch

Frost Like Night Blog Tour: An Interview with Sara Raasch

Welcome to the first stop on the Frost Like Night blog tour, hosted by Rockstar Books! It’s my absolute honour to welcome Sara Raasch to Young Adult At Heart today for an interview to celebrate the release of Frost Like Night, the final book in her Snow Like Ashes trilogy. I remember reading and loving […]

Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch

SUMMARY While Winter has been freed from Angra’s slavery, Meira must find the balance between queen and soldier, fight to keep her kingdom from the hands of Cordell, and in the mean time find the keys hidden in other kingdoms that will open the door to the magical chasm and hopefully make an alliance or […]

ARC Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

ARC Book Review: Crimson Bound by Rosamund Hodge

You’d be entirely forgiven for thinking that Crimson Bound had something to do with Hodge’s first novel, Cruel Beauty. Both books reference red on the cover. Both cover make use of the initials CB Both books use the same font for the title Both books feature a spiral on the cover With a girl wearing […]

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

Book Review: Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge

SUMMARY Nyx Triskelion has been raised her entire life to prepare to kill her husband, the Gentle Lord, king of demons and responsible for cursing her world. But when she arrives at his house, she finds not everything is what she’s been led to believe. A tale inspired by Beauty and the Beast. WORLDBUILDING I […]

ARC Book Review: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

ARC Book Review: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch

SUMMARY Meira is an orphan, one of only a handful of refugees of the fallen kingdom of Winter fighting to regain a lost locket of magical power. When she manages to restore half of the lost locket, it sets into motion a series of events that will reveal old secrets and hopefully help free her […]