My favorites of 2015-2016 with 9 books for this years.
– Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas –
Throne of Glass #1
Crown of Midnight #2
Heir of Fire #3
Sarah J. Maas write for the New York Times, USA Today, and wrote the internationally bestselling Throne of Glass series–Throne of Glass, Crown of Midnight, Heir of Fire, Queen of Shadows. She wrote the first incarnation of the Throne of Glass series when she was just sixteen, and it has now sold in twenty-three languages.
A New York native, Sarah currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and dog. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Hamilton College in 2008 with a degree in Creative Writing and a minor in Religious Studies
Throne of Glass is the story of Celeana Sardothien the greatest assassin of the whole continent of Erilea, while she is surving a sentence at Endovier the labour camp, Dorian the Chrown Prince of Adarlan come to ask her to participate to a championship to be the King’s Assassin for 4 years and then take back her freedom. She accepted the challenge and follow Dorian, during the time she’s spending at the King’s Castle she discover that a curse is on the this castle and among her opposants, every week one rival for the championship is murdered, but by whom, why and how? Because all the victims are fine destroyed. Suddenly some phantom ask for her help to break this curse and be the King’s assassin.
Why her ?
– The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer –
Marisa Meyer is an American novelist. Her first novel is Cinder released on January 3, 2012. It is the first in her new series, « The Lunar Chronicles« .
Born in Tacoma, Washington and attended Pacific Lutheran University, where she received a degree in creative writing.
Before writing Cinder, Meyer worked as a book editor for five years and wrote Sailor Moon fan fiction under the pen name of Alicia Blade. She said that doing fan fiction helped her to learn the craft of writing.
Humans and androids coexist in New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population while Lunar watch the earth population dying. No one knows that Earth’s fate is just on one girl.
Cinder, is a cyborg, a mechanician, a second-class citizen with a mysterious past. Her life becomes interrupt by the Prince Kai. She suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must discover the secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.
And stop the Wedding between the Queen Levena from the Moon and the Prince Kai from the Eastern Commonwealth.
– Red Queen Series by Victoria Aveyard –
Red Queen #1
Glass Sword #2
Victoria Aveyard is a screenwriter recently graduate from USC, so she is the author of Young Adult novel like Red Queen her first book and plan to write a trilogy. Her second book is Glass Sword. Once she was looking at Amazon self published and say « I realized that everything good was taken and even everything bad as well. » this how Red Queen came then Glass Sword. Her influences for this book was X-Men.
The film right of Red Queen have been optioned by Universal Picture.
So, it’s a blood story, Red vs Silver, two kind of people fighting for their own color which finally are their blood color. We can also say that is a color war.
A huge injustice is lying between these two, the Silver Blood are the rich, powerful who can use some terrific magic as some god-like superpowers. They lead this country and are surely served by the Red Blood; they’re poor, the slave of this society used as a livestock to the Silver’s war, they’re powerless, no magic in their Red Blood, they’re nothing and mean nothing living under the silver rules leads by these tyrannic Silver King & Queen followed by their court.
But Mare Borrow came, a Red, she is different, she discovered that despite her red blood, she possesses a deadly power of her own. One that threatens to destroy Silver control.
Kidnaped by the Silver King and Queen, forced to wed a Silver Prince, forced to hide her true identity, her blood color. With the help of some allies she wants to overthrow this unfairness world.