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Review: Rose (Holly Webb)

The Deets:
Audience: middle grades
Series: yep
Genre: mystery, magic, historical fiction
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781402285813
Publisher: September 3rd 2013 by Sourcebooks
Source: eARC from Netgalley via publisher





Rose isn't like the other orphans at St Bridget's Home for Abandoned Girls. Instead of dreaming of getting adopted by loving, wealthy parents, Rose wants to get a job and be independent. She doesn't need anyone but herself. She finds her escape working as a maid for Mr. Fountain, an alchemist. Unable to ignore the magic that flows throughout the grand residence, Rose realizes that just maybe; she might have a little bit of magic in her too. This new series featuring magicians, witches, talking cats, mist-monsters, and friendships will have young readers in a trance!







First let me start by saying how glad I am they changed the cover. The original (pictured here) was an eye sore. I would have never picked it up with that cover. But the new cover has a delightful, …