Ashley Recommends! List #1

A little series I’m hoping to do in which I recommend some of my favorite under hyped books! Hope you read some and enjoy this series (:


1. Snow Like Ashes and Ice Like Fire by Sara Raasch  

Cool, badass fantasy with a unique world and magic system! Last book comes out this year!

SLA review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1086595551?book_show_action=false

ILF review (kind of): https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1119976838?book_show_action=false


2. Grave Mercy and Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers

I have not yet finished this trilogy but these first two were great! Badassery and amazing characters, what more could you ask for?

GM: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/9565548-grave-mercy?from_search=true&search_version=service

DT review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1087247830?book_show_action=false


3. Falling Kingdoms, Rebel Spring, Gathering Darkness, Frozen Tides and A Book of Spirits and Thieves by Morgan Rhodes

Game of Thrones for the YA crowd. These are epic fantasy books with an amazing romance and friendships, great characters and a plot that is so well constructed, you won’t be able to put the book down!

FK review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1163656261?book_show_action=false

RS review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1148322062?book_show_action=false

GD review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1148322369?book_show_action=false

FT review: https://thebroadwaylibrarian.wordpress.com/2016/01/04/frozen-tides-review/

ABoSaT review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1169692898?book_show_action=false


4. Open Road Summer and The Start of Me and You by Emery Lord

Smart contemporaries with amazing characters and plots that aren’t all about the romance, but the romances are still adorable (:

ORS: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17978160-open-road-summer?from_search=true&search_version=service

TSoMaY review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1064551208?book_show_action=false


5. Ask Again Later and Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless by Liz Czukas

Super cute contemporaries that have really fun stories!

AAL: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16090645-ask-again-later?from_search=true&search_version=service

TTCyC: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20646933-top-ten-clues-you-re-clueless?from_search=true&search_version=service


6. A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall

Review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1087427906?book_show_action=false


7. Forbidden and Banished by Kimberley Griffiths Little

A rich, Mesopotamian setting for this amazing story of a girl trying to make her own way in the harsh desert!

Forbidden review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1086797465?book_show_action=false

Banished review: https://thebroadwaylibrarian.wordpress.com/2016/01/20/banished-review/


8. Half Bad and Half Wild by Sally Green

The third book just came out and I haven’t read it yet but this is a really different story about witches and if where you come from determines who you become.

HB: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18079804-half-bad?from_search=true&search_version=service

HW review: https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/1112340337?book_show_action=false


9. Emmy & Oliver by Robin Benway

Wonderful story about trying to get back to normal life after going through an ordeal.

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13132816-emmy-oliver


10. Wait for You, Be With Me, Stay With Me, Fall With Me and Forever With You by Jennifer L. Armentrout/J. Lynn

Amazing romances with wonderful characters and stories!

WFY:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17314430-wait-for-you

BWM: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17558817-be-with-me

SWM: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19501672-stay-with-me

FWM: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20980781-fall-with-me

FWY: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24357334-forever-with-you


Will do another list when I have more! Hope you enjoy!

-Ashley K (: