Alina Starkov is an orphan who grew up together with her best friend Mal. This story takes place in Ravka, which is divided by great darkness and volcras, some sort of monsters, that split the land in two. The Grisha are people with certain powers, such as the power of fire. They are created and are taught their powers. The Grisha are led by the Darkling. When Alina stands in front of the Shadow Fold and sees her best friend Mal being attacked by the deadly volcra, a power arises in Alina that she never knew she had. She is sent to the kingdom with the other Grisha and comes into contact with the Darkling.
In this standalone high-fantasy novel, we’re thrown into a world that consists of four regions, each one named after the season every region has always lived in. Isobel, a painter living in the endless summers of Whimsy, has to be very cautious when it comes to her clients. The fair folk cannot create Craft themselves, so they turn to humans to create it for them. And Isobel was doing great: her beautiful portaits have become a phenomenon among the fair folk …
Legendary is the second part of the Caraval series. The book begins where the first part ended with Donatella waking up after Caraval’s closing party. In this part, you follow Donatella and find out that Donatella has made a deal with someone she doesn’t know to be able to participate in Caraval. Now she has to pay for this with information that Donatella can only get if she wins Caraval. The thing Donatella really wants is to find her mother, who disappeared many years ago. In order to achieve this, she must find out the identity of Legend.
The Kingdom is a fantasy amusement park where guests are immersed in a world full of virtual animals and castles. Ana is one of the seven Fantasists, beautiful android princesses made to entertain the guests of the amusement park. Fantasists are unable to feel emotions until Ana meets Owen, an employee in the park. When Ana’s sister Nia is turned off, Ana tries to find out why this happened. When her other sister Eve was also turned off, Ana knows that something is wrong
In the third book Liv and Henry are still together, but some differences in their interest cause some problems in their relationship. The friends are trying to unmask Secrecy, which turns out to be easier than expected. What does Secrecy have to hide?
Laylee, a thirteen-year-old girl, lives in Whichwood, a very cold area. After her mother has passed and her father has gone crazy, Laylee remains as the last mordeshoor. This means that she has to wash dead bodies and send these to the hereafter. Laylee is losing her colour and realises she is slowly dying. One day, two strangers stand in front of her doorstep: Alice & Oliver.
Seventeen-year-old Alice has spent her whole life travelling with her mother. When her grandmother, the author of a book full of dark fairy tales, dies on her Hazelwood estate and her mother is taken hostage by the Hinterland, Alice has to find her mother.
The sisters Scarlett and Donatella live on an island together with their violent father who sets Scarlett up with an arranged marriage. The girls have dreamt their whole lives to spend a day at Caraval; a magical game with a leader named Legendary. After many years of writing letters to Legendary, the girls receive an invite to join the game for a day.