Dragons have never gone away, per se, but I feel as though recently they've made a resurgence in YA fantasy. In this past year I've read The Sweetest Dark, Seraphina, and (adult fantasy) A Natural History of Dragons. In 2014 I'm already looking forward to Joshua McCune's Talker 25, and I know there are other titles on my radar that I'm forgetting at this moment. The truth is that you can never have too many dragon books. And my latest find looks amazing. Rebecca Hahn's debut A Creature of Moonlight will be released by HMH Books for Young Readers on May 6, 2014.
As the only heir to the throne, Marni should have been surrounded by wealth and privilege, not living in exile-but now the time has come when she must choose between claiming her birthright as princess of a realm whose king wants her dead, and life with the father she has never known: a wild dragon who is sending his magical woods to capture her.
Fans of Bitterblue and Seraphina will be captured by A Creature of Moonlight, with its richly layered storytelling and the powerful choices its strong heroine must make.
What books are you waiting on?