Publisher: McElderry Books
Published: June 4, 2019
Read as: US hardcover
Average Goodreads rating: 4.24
My rating: 4.5Continue reading
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Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Published: September 26th, 2017
Average Goodreads rating: 3.66
My rating: 4
Format read: Audio
A skilled painter must stand up to the ancient power of the faerie courts—even as she falls in love with a faerie prince—in this gorgeous debut novel.
Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes—a weakness that could cost him his life. Continue reading
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