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“Grim Lovelies is an epic and glittering YA fantasy. Prepare to be spellbound by the world of Grim Lovelies, where secrets have been long buried, friends can become enemies, and everything—especially humanity—comes at a price.“
First, can we just take a minute to appreciate THAT COVER?!
That cover is absolutely STUNNING in every.single.way. that a cover should be. Do you see the Eiffel Tower on it and PARIS – i love anything parisian. A super secret underground magical society, a killer on the lose wrecking havoc, and a spell that could fade away leaving incredible danger in their wake – OH YES, I WANT TO READ THIS PLEASE!
I love Megan Sheperd, I remember reading and falling in love with her Madman’s Daughter trilogy, which I reviewed the first book here.
Book Title: Grim Lovelies
Author: Megan Shepherd
Age Demographic: Young Adult
Genre: Dark Fantasy
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Expected Publication: October 2, 2018
Purchase Links: Amazon | Barnes&Noble
Seventeen-year-old Anouk envies the human world, where people known as Pretties lavish themselves in fast cars, high fashion, and have the freedom to fall in love. But Anouk can never have those things, because she is not really human. Enchanted from animal to human girl and forbidden to venture beyond her familiar Parisian prison, Anouk is a Beastie: destined for a life surrounded by dust bunnies and cinders serving Mada Vittora, the evil witch who spelled her into existence. That is, until one day she finds her mistress murdered in a pool of blood—and Anouk is accused of the crime.
Now, the world she always dreamed of is rife with danger. Pursued through Paris by the underground magical society known as the Haute, Anouk and her fellow Beasties only have three days to find the real killer before the spell keeping them human fades away. If they fail, they will lose the only lives they’ve ever known…but if they succeed, they could be more powerful than anyone ever bargained for.
From New York Times bestselling author Megan Shepherd, Grim Lovelies is an epic and glittering YA fantasy. Prepare to be spellbound by the world of Grim Lovelies, where secrets have been long buried, friends can become enemies, and everything—especially humanity—comes at a price.