Legrand brings her trilogy to a triumphant but bittersweet ending, effortlessly weaving together complicated plot strands and giving further nuance to already complex characters.
The explosive finale…doesn’t disappoint; it’s every bit as gut-wrenching as its predecessors and even more cathartic.
In this unique retelling of The Nutcracker, the author weaves the original story and characters together seamlessly with a rich setting and spins a romantic and dark new tale.
The story of The Nutcracker receives a sinister steampunk twist in an engrossing retelling. Legrand’s story is rich in fantastical realism…
a Bank Street Best Book of the Year, 2014
a 2014 Junior Library Guild selection