Title: The Cruel Prince
Author: Holly Black
Series: The Folk of the Air, #1
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
Publication Date: January 2, 2018
Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (5 stars)
Jude was seven years old when her parents were murdered and she and her two sisters were stolen away to live in the treacherous High Court of Faerie. Ten years later, Jude wants nothing more than to belong there, despite her mortality. But many of the fey despise humans. Especially Prince Cardan, the youngest and wickedest son of the High King.
To win a place at the Court, she must defy him–and face the consequences.
In doing so, she becomes embroiled in palace intrigues and deceptions, discovering her own capacity for bloodshed. But as civil war threatens to drown the Courts of Faerie in violence, Jude will need to risk her life in a dangerous alliance to save her sisters, and Faerie itself.
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Title: Daughter of the Pirate King
Author: Trisha Levenseller
Series: Daughter of the Pirate King, #1
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, YA, Fiction
Publication Date: February 28, 2017
Rating: ⭐️⭐️⭐️✨ (3.5 stars)
There will be plenty of time for me to beat him soundly once I’ve gotten what I came for.
Sent on a mission to retrieve an ancient hidden map—the key to a legendary treasure trove—seventeen-year-old pirate captain Alosa deliberately allows herself to be captured by her enemies, giving her the perfect opportunity to search their ship.
More than a match for the ruthless pirate crew, Alosa has only one thing standing between her and the map: her captor, the unexpectedly clever and unfairly attractive first mate, Riden. But not to worry, for Alosa has a few tricks up her sleeve, and no lone pirate can stop the Daughter of the Pirate King.
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