Saturday, March 31, 2018

Seven diverse historical fantasy novels

At the BN Teen Blog, Nicole Brinkley tagged "seven wonderful historical fantasies that don’t center on straight, cis, able-bodied white people," including:
Iron Cast, by Destiny Soria

You know that book your best friend keeps talking about and foisting on every person you come into contact with? For me, Iron Cast is that book. This alternate history, set in Boston in 1919, highlights friendship and magic. Heiress Corinne and biracial immigrants’ daughter Ada are best friends and fellow hemopaths, folks whose blood gives them illusion magic. But when their boss at the nightclub they both perform at convinces them to con the wealthy, Ada lands in prison, Corinne must bust her out, and soon they find themselves on the run from the police.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue