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  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Hawley Public Library Y ANG (Text) 33500013307889 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y ANG (Text) 33500013307897 New Checked out 02/01/2021
Hallock Public Library ya ANG (Text) 35500006425894 New Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250204356
  • ISBN: 1250204356
  • Physical Description: 452 pages 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Wednesday Books, 2020.

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In a magic competition to find the next headliner for the Conquering Circus, tricks become dangerous, rival magicians mysteriously disappear, and ambitious showgirl Kallia, her nightclub manager Jack, and competition judge Daron are forced to face their deepest secrets.
In a city of ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off in a daring game of magical feats to find the next headliner of the Conquering Circus. Instead they find themselves under the threat of an unseen danger striking behind the scenes. Each act becomes more and more risky, and the number of missing magicians piles up. Kallia is a powerful showgirl out to prove she's the best no matter the cost. Jack, the enigmatic keeper of the club, has told more than one lie. Demarco, a magician and the brooding judge, can no longer hide his dark past. It is a game with no way out-- and no heart will be left unscathed. -- adapted from jacket

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #2
    Hellfire House's main attraction, the magician Kallia, burns to leave her act and club owner Jack for a bigger life out in the world. The magicians' competition in Glorian is the spark that starts her journey, despite female magicians only being allowed on stage as assistants. She is reluctantly accepted in the competition, with the dubious support of elite magician Daron "Daring" Demarco, who has secrets of his own, igniting a clash between Jack, Daron, Kallia, her friends, the competition judges, and the city of Glorian itself. Despite a somewhat clunky start, readers will find themselves quickly immersed in this quirky, well-paced tale of danger, adventure, and magic. It is told in four acts, each with a subtitle foreshadowing what is to come. The enigmatic ending reassures fans that the mysteries have answers that are yet to be discovered, and that there is more to come in the second part of this Kingdom of Cards duology. Give this to those who enjoyed Cole's Arcana Chronicles or Powell's Game of Triumphs twosome. Grades 8-12. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

JANELLA ANGELES is a Filipino-American bestselling author who got her start in writing through consuming glorious amounts of fanfiction at a young age—which eventually led to penning a few of her own, and later on, creating original stories from her imagination. A lifelong lover of books, she's lucky enough to be working in the business of publishing them on top of writing them. She currently resides in Massachusetts, where she's most likely to be found listening to musicals on repeat and daydreaming too much for her own good. Where Dreams Descend is her first book.

Subject: Magic > Fiction.
Contests > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Ability > Fiction.
Secrecy > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Contests > Fiction.
Missing persons > Fiction.
Ability > Fiction.
Secrets > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Fantasy fiction.

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