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ಱ reading ᘭ Ace of Shades (The Shadow Game Series) benefits ೇ Author Amanda Foody ೩ ಱ reading ᘭ Ace of Shades (The Shadow Game Series) benefits ೇ Author Amanda Foody ೩ Gr 9 UpIf I m not home in two months, I m dead Enne s adoptive mother Lourdes had told her Four months later, Enne has left her finishing school to sail for New Reynes the City of Sin and her mother s last known destination New Reynes is the domain of street lords, gamblers, and con artists With effort, Enne locates a young street lord named Levi whom Lourdes once helped Levi doubts that Enne, raised as a proper young lady, will be able to handle life in New Reynes long enough to discover her mother s fate Enne secures Levi s help with a promise of money, however, and Enne is resilient than she first appears Yet she becomes entangled in the corrupt dealings of her new employer, a Mafia donna, and Enne must fulfill her new obligations while desperately searching for Lourdes The political situation is also complicated in this alternate world, where each person by default has two talents, one from each parent The world in this promising series debut is dark but enticing Readers who have little interest in casinos may initially be hesitant to pick this one up, but will be quickly drawn in by the intrigue if they do The plot twists pleasingly, and character development is well crafted Enne s growth is apparent and complements Levi s emerging realization that he cannot do everything alone VERDICT Recommend to teens interested in but not quite ready for Game of Thrones A solid purchase for medium and large libraries.Sara White, Seminole County Public Library, Casselberry, FLThe relationship between Enne and Levi simmers, and dangers pile up to an exciting climax Readers will eagerly wish for a sequel that will allow them to revisit New Reynes Kirkus Reviews House of the Rising Sun meets Six of Crows in Ace of Shades Thieves, rogues, and shady characters have always fascinated me, and so I enjoyed my dive into the morally ambiguous world of New Reynes New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams ChimaAce of Shades has it all incredible worldbuilding, cinematic set pieces, heart pounding pacing, and unpredictable, deliciously messy characters Foody s impressive and ambitious vision for the City of Sin will linger in my senses for a long time An utter delight Claire Legrand, author of WinterspellFoody s novel is a magical tale of introspection, romance, and self determination Publishers WeeklyThe world in this promising series debut is dark but enticing Readers who have little interest in casinos may initially be hesitant to pick this one up, but will be quickly drawn in by the intrigue if they do The plot twists pleasingly, and character development is well crafted Recommend to teens interested in but not quite ready for Game of Thrones School Library JournalFoody creates a richly populated world with rival gangs, ruthless Mafia, casinos, acrobats, and many different levels of society Its cinematic, action packed plot contains enough romance to satisfy readers of that genre while piling on danger, thrills, and plot twists Booklist Dark Fantasy Books Online shopping for from a great selection at Books Store Super Easy Vegemite and Cheese Pastry Scrolls Lunchbox One of my kids favourite lunch box snacks school on weekends are Pasty Sometimes I do make them scratch but when don t have time cheat to thank good friend Annaliese introducing me this super easy recipe many years ago Ace of Shades (The Shadow Game Series)

 

    • Ace of Shades (The Shadow Game Series)
    • 4.2
    • 400
    • Hardcover
    • 416 pages
    • Amanda Foody
    • English
    • 08 August 2016

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