The Monsters We Defy (Paperback)Leslye Penelope (author)
- 5+ in stock
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 28 mm
An enchanting adventure that weaves a spell -- Justina Ireland
Stolen destinies, dubious bargains, and unlikely groups of allies, all in a city whose history deserves more fame; a fresh and engaging take on historical fantasy -- Marie Brennan
Masterfully crafted. This smart and entertaining magical heist novel hits all the right notes -- T. L. Huchu
Clara is a heroine for the ages, and her 1920s Black Washington society, both the glamour and the grit, is so compellingly evoked it's as though Penelope has given us a peek behind the veil to hear the tales of our ancestors -- Alaya Dawn Johnson
A high-stakes, delightful read -- Buzzfeed
Penelope's blend of fantasy and history is pitch perfect. . . Readers will be wowed -- Publishers Weekly
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