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YA fantasy books you DON’T want to miss in the first half of 2019!

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If you love fantasy then you should probably stick around, because we’re about to run through all the YA fantasy reads you don’t want to sleep on or the first half of 2019 and we can’t wait for you to fantaSEE them!

 

Song of the Dead by Sarah Glenn Marsh – January 22, 2019

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In this enthralling, heartrending sequel to Reign of the Fallen, Odessa faces the fight of her life as the boundaries between the Dead and the living are challenged in a way more gruesome than ever before. AND WE ARE HERE FOR IT.

 

Four Dead Queens by Astrid Scholte – February 26, 2019

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A single standalone fantasy with a murder mystery twist that will rock your world and a cover that is EVERYTHING.

Seventeen-year-old Keralie Corrington may seem harmless, but she’s, in fact, one of Quadara’s most skilled thieves and a liar. Varin, on the other hand, is an honest, upstanding citizen of Quadara’s most enlightened region, Eonia. He runs afoul of Keralie when she steals a package from him, putting his life in danger. When Varin attempts to retrieve the package, he and Keralie both find themselves entangled in a conspiracy that leaves all four of Quadara’s queens dead.

 

The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe by Ally Condie – March 26, 2019

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Who do you become when you have nothing left to lose? There is one thing Poe Blythe, seventeen-year-old captain of the Outpost’s last mining ship, wants far more than the gold they tear from the Serpentine River:
Revenge.

This dystopian fantasy will make you feel all the feels. Coming March 26th!

 

Tarot by Marissa Kennerson – February 19, 2019

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The cards are saying very good things for your TBR!
Anna is a result of a forbidden love and she’s spent her life in hiding and alone. To pass the time she imagines a world of dreamers and creatives – the exact opposite of the life she’s living. On her sixteenth birthday though, the walls between her imagination and the world she lives in, come crashing down.

 

These Witches Don’t Burn, Isabel Sterling – May 28, 2019

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We never knew what was missing in our lives until we heard about this book, and then we knew and immediately moved this precious gem to the TOP of our witchy TBR!

This contemporary fantasy features a teen witch living in modern-day Salem who discovers that the tension with her ex-girlfriend doesn’t much matter when there’s a Blood Witch on the loose. To stop the attacks and score a second date with the new girl in town, she must uncover who’s causing the deadly fires before her coven is destroyed. Coming May 28th!

 

The Triumphant by Lesley Livingston

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Just when you thought Fallon had sorted her life out and her crew’s stunning victory in The Defiant meant she could kick back and relax, THINK AGAIN! And this is the finale – people need to STAY SAFE! The final book in the Valiant series takes Fallon and her warrior sisters on an epic journey from the corrupt Roman Republic to the wonder of the ancient world: Alexandria, Egypt.

 

2/19 The Afterward by E.K. Johnston

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An apprentice knight and a beggar and thief are both the kickass central figures in this EPIC fantasy from E.K. Johnston and what happens AFTER the final battle is won and heroes are crowned. Where does that leave everyone?! If you love YA fantasy, this is the ultimate spin on the genre!

 

Wicked Fox by Kat Cho

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You know what’s great? Mythology. You know what’s even better? Modern reimaginings of our favorite ancient classics in contemporary YA fantasy! This addictive fantasy-romance set in modern-day Seoul will have you HOOKED. Coming June 25th!

 

 

Miss out on all the cover reveal craziness this week? Checkout our full cover reveal extravaganza for fall 2019 books HERE!

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