Reading The Crown’s Dog was like reuniting with an old friend. It took me back to a world I love and made me fall in love with some of my favorite characters all over again.

via The Golden Boys: A Review of The Crown’s Dog by Elise Kova — Shelfie: Your YA Snapshot

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Join us for as we discuss recent book news, Shelfie developments, and Elise Kova’s newest release, The Alchemists of Loom! WARNING: This is not a spoiler free review. If you haven’t read the book or hate spoilers you should check back with us once you have read The Alchemists of Loom. Thank you so much […]

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Speakeasies and Sirens: An Advance Review of Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

Shelfie: Your YA Snapshot

Title: Iron Cast
Author: Destiny Soria
Genre: Historical Fiction / Urban Fantasy
Publisher: Amulet Books
Publication Date:  October 11th
Kindle Edition: 384 Pages
Source: Netgalley

It’s Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths—whose “afflicted” blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art—captivate their audience. Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny Dervish recruited them into his circle. By night they perform for Johnny’s crowds, and by day they con Boston’s elite. When a job goes wrong and Ada is imprisoned, they realize how precarious their position is. After she escapes, two of the Cast Iron’s hires are shot, and Johnny disappears. With the law closing in, Corinne and Ada are forced to hunt for answers, even as betrayal faces them at every turn.

“I’m not a nice person… so the sooner you wrap your head around that…

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