Happy Tuesday! The big day has arrived! Today is the official release of Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles. Woohoo! I loved this young adult fantasy and hope you do too!
Title: Where Dreams Descend
Author: Janella Angeles
Series: Kingdom of Cards
Page Length: 464
Publication Date: Aug. 25, 2020
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Synopsis: In a city covered in ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off in a daring game of magical feats to find the next headliner of the Conquering Circus, only to find themselves under the threat of an unseen danger striking behind the scenes.
As each act becomes more and more risky and the number of missing magicians piles up, three are forced to reckon with their secrets before the darkness comes for them next.
The Star: Kallia, a powerful showgirl out to prove she’s the best no matter the cost
The Master: Jack, the enigmatic keeper of the club, and more than one lie told
The Magician: Demarco, the brooding judge with a dark past he can no longer hide.
Where Dreams Descend is the startling and romantic first book in Janella Angeles’ debut Kingdom of Cards fantasy duology where magic is both celebrated and feared, and no heart is left unscathed.
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- The Magic. It is fresh and exciting. Creative and vivid, this element of the story is fascinating!
- The rich characters. They are dynamic, well-developed, and interesting.
- The writing. Angeles is a powerful and captivating storyteller.
“The more others try to extinguish a flame, the greater its power must be. Why else destroy light if not envious of its radiance?”
“I didn’t throw you in a cage. You walked right inside and turned the lock.”
“She was one frayed tie that refuse to be cut.”
Readers that enjoy ya fantasy with amazing magical elements, possible love triangles, mysterious characters and settings, and cut-throat competitions will adore this book.