Crown of Bones by A.K. Wilde is the first in a YA Fantasy series with an epic, unique magic system and action-packed adventures for survival.
“Raise. Your. Phantom.
For fans of epic fantasies and sweeping adventures, this ensemble cast will immerse you in a world of unique magic, breathtaking action and unforgettable characters.
In a world on the brink of the next Great Dying, no amount of training can prepare us for what is to come …
A young heir will raise the most powerful phantom in all of Baiseen.
A dangerous High Savant will do anything to control the nine realms.
A mysterious and deadly Mar race will steal children into the sea.
And a handsome guide with far too many secrets will make me fall in love.
My name is Ash. A lowly scribe meant to observe and record. And yet I think I’m destined to surprise us all.”
If you love YA Fantasy stories with a unique magic system, a fast-paced plot, and a lovely cast of characters, I highly recommend picking this one up.
This is a story of friendship-turned-romance amongst a well-written fantasy world of phantoms and power, and is definitely a world I’ve never seen before. If you are looking for an intro in the more adult, epic fantasy genre, I think this one would be a great stepping stone into the harsher tones and vast expanse adult stories tend to cover.
It’s been awhile since I found a journey story that I didn’t mind following along. I feel like this book was a great balance of character and plot-driven elements that harnessed a beautiful beginning to their magic system.
The ending left me wanting so much more (warning: cliffhanger), and I am so excited to see where this series takes me! A well-deserved 4 out of 5 stars from me.
More Book Info
Published: 5 January 2021
Publisher: Entangled Teen
Genre: YA Fantasy, Romance
How I Read It: ARC from Publisher
*Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review*
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