The Princess and the Brooding

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A big thanks to NetGalley and Macmillan Children's Publishing Group for gifting me an eARC in exchange for an honest review.

Have I read To Kill A Kingdom? Yes. Did I like it that much? No, not really. Have I read Into the Crooked Place? Also no. But did I read and quite like Princess of Souls? Absolutely yes.

Princess of Souls by Alexandra Christo is a YA fantasy retelling of Rapunzel mixed with a heavy spoon of classic Greek mythology. This book follows the suffocating life of Selestra as she is destined to become head Somniatis Witch, a seer of souls and teller of destinies. The only problem is, Selestra is still a novice. And her first reading ends a little messily with her own fate tied to another's. Enter Nox, a solider about to turn Selestra's life upside down.

Overall, I really like this concept. As it beautifully wove together many favorite myths and stories. And we certainly can't forget about the much brooding yet adorable character known as Nox. Who has quickly stolen my heart. Even though he would want to stab it, probably.