To kick off the new year with a bang, I'm going to take a look at the month's five most hyped YA releases.
This is a fresh take on YA not focused on romance, empowerment or sending a message, but a fine-tuned coming of age story against a backdrop of sci-fi badassery.
If you enjoyed books like Ash Princess or Everless you might find Empress of All Seasons similarly agreeable, but it's a pass for me.
I probably say the following more often than I mean to, but this time I actually mean it: This is a series to go into blind.
It's Wintersong meets You'll Miss Me When I'm Gone with a distinct Eastern European twist, and reminds me at every turn of The Hazel Wood.