I'm SO EXCITED about this cover reveal! Been dying to see it for ages. Just as I have been dying to read Winterspell for ages as well. I love Claire. So much. She's so amazing. And her middle grade books are the best books. I love them so much. And this YA one sounds so damn amazing. And I just know that I will love it to pieces. I cannot wait. I cannot wait to meet Clara. And Nicholas. Sigh. I just think this book will be so so perfect. And this cover! GAH. It simply gorgeous. Don't you think so too? <3
The clock chimes midnight, a curse breaks, and a girl meets a prince . . . but what follows is not all sweetness and sugarplums.
York City, 1899. Clara Stole, the mayor's ever-proper daughter, leads a
double life. Since her mother's murder, she has secretly trained in
self-defense with the mysterious Drosselmeyer.
Then, on Christmas Eve, disaster strikes.
Her home is destroyed, her father abducted--by beings distinctly not
human. To find him, Clara journeys to the war-ravaged land of Cane. Her
only companion is the dethroned prince Nicholas, bound by a wicked
curse. If they're to survive, Clara has no choice but to trust him, but
his haunted eyes burn with secrets--and a need she can't
define. With the dangerous, seductive faery queen Anise hunting them,
Clara soon realizes she won't leave Cane unscathed--if she leaves at
Inspired by The Nutcracker, Winterspell is a dark, timeless fairy tale about love and war, longing and loneliness, and a girl who must learn to live without fear.