Iron Cast Book Cover

See Other Books Like This:

This book is for age/grade:

Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

This book's genre:

Fantasy, Historical

Use Find a Book to find similar books, using filters such as age & topic.

Iron Cast

Written by:

Destiny Soria

Published:

October 11, 2016

Publisher:

Harry N. Abrams

 Seeing stars?  Professional book reviewers only award a star to exceptional books.  More than one star means experts from multiple organizations felt the book was outstanding. 

Starred Reviews:

Star Image Booklist

Star Image School Library Journal

Summary

It’s Boston, 1919, and the Cast Iron club is packed. On stage, hemopaths—whose “afflicted” blood gives them the ability to create illusions through art—Corinne and Ada have been best friends ever since infamous gangster Johnny Dervish recruited them into his circle. By night they perform for Johnny’s crowds, and by day they con Boston’s elite. When a job goes wrong and Ada is imprisoned, she realizes how precarious their position is. After she escapes, two of the Cast Iron’s hires are shot, and Johnny disappears. With the law closing in, Corinne and Ada are forced to hunt for answers, even as betrayal faces them at every turn. An ideal next read for fans of Libba Bray’s The Diviners.

Editorial Reviews

The following links are to reviews of this book on review journal websites.

School Library Journal

Booklist  (Booklist provides free access to some, but not all reviews.  A subscription is required for complete access.)

Add new comment