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Elly Blake


Elly Blake loves fairy tales, old houses, and owls. After earning a BA in English literature, she held a series of seemingly random jobs, including project manager, customs clerk, graphic designer, reporter for a local business magazine, and library assistant. She lives in Southwestern Ontario with her husband, kids and a Siberian Husky mix who definitely shows Frostblood tendencies.

Genres: Young Adult Fantasy
Elly Blake recommends
Not Even Bones (2018)
(Market of Monsters, book 1)
Rebecca Schaeffer
"Gritty, compelling, a tale to feed the monster in all of us. I couldn’t put this one down."
Rule (2018)
(Rule, book 1)
Ellen Goodlett
"Rule delivers dazzling magic, suspenseful court intrigue, and pulse-pounding surprises. A treat for fans of richly layered fantasy!"
Analiese Rising (2019)
Brenda Drake
"A fast-paced adventure brimming with romance, mythology, and dangerous secrets. I was hooked!"
The Cold Is in Her Bones (2019)
(Beast Is an Animal, book 2)
Peternelle van Arsdale
"A fresh, eerily compelling tale of betrayal, revenge, and the ties that bind. When van Arsdale paints a world, you can feel the fog against your skin."
Crown of Feathers (2019)
(Crown of Feathers, book 1)
Nicki Pau Preto
"Crown of Feathers is a feast of magic, action, and romance. An immersive, deeply satisfying fantasy that will stay with you long after the story is finished. Nicki Pau Preto is an author to watch!"
Crown of Coral and Pearl (2019)
(Crown of Coral and Pearl, book 1)
Mara Rutherford
"Crown of Coral and Pearl is one of those fiercely beautiful reads that leaves you recalling it long after you close the book with a satisfied sigh. A beautiful, compelling tale of sisters, courage, and love. This beautifully authentic portrayal of twin sisterhood is interwoven with fantastical settings, a layered villain, and a delicious romance. A shining gem of a book."
The Stars We Steal (2020)
Alexa Donne
"This bold new take on a classic love story crackles with romantic tension, delivering a twisty ride full of secrets and betrayals."
Crushing It (2020)
Lorelei Parker
"Relatable, funny, and charming, this gamingesque book delivers laughs and romance in a warm, satisfying bundle."
Hunted by the Sky (2020)
(Wrath of Ambar, book 1)
Tanaz Bhathena
"Deliciously fresh, while giving us everything we love: a richly-imagined landscape, fascinating magic, and a tenacious young heroine pitted against impossible odds."
The Darkest Flower (2021)
(Allison Barton, book 1)
Kristin Wright
"The Darkest Flower unfolds with the sinister beauty of a night-blooming poison. Wright has created a character so compelling in her deviousness that you find yourself reading just to find out what she says and does next. Relentlessly suspenseful, grimly humorous, and sneakily challenging, this twisty portrait of the extremes of motherly ambition will stay with you."

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