The first in a trilogy, this gritty, fast-paced fantasy is rife with the unexpected. Cassel comes from a shady, magical family of con artists and grifters. He doesn’t fit in at home or at school, so he’s used to feeling like an outsider. He’s also used to feeling guilty—he killed his best friend,... show more
The first in a trilogy, this gritty, fast-paced fantasy is rife with the unexpected. Cassel comes from a shady, magical family of con artists and grifters. He doesn’t fit in at home or at school, so he’s used to feeling like an outsider. He’s also used to feeling guilty—he killed his best friend, Lila, years ago. But when Cassel begins to have strange dreams about a white cat, and people around him are losing their memories, he starts to wonder what really happened to Lila. In his search for answers, he discovers a wicked plot for power that seems certain to succeed. But Cassel has other ideas— and a plan to con the conmen.
Publish date: May 4th 2010
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Series: Curse Workers (#1)
"We are, largely, who we remember ourselves to be. That’s why habits are so hard to break. If we know ourselves to be liars, we expect not to tell the truth. If we think of ourselves as honest, we try harder." Wow, where to start? First of all this book starts off right in the thick of it...conf...
“White Cat” by Holly Black was surprisingly good. The story centers on Cassel who comes from a family of gifters. Many years back he murdered his best friend Lila but he cannot remember how or why. Now his world gets turned upside down when he starts dreaming of a white cat. This book has an inter...
Spoilers Ahead, You Have Been Warned Cassel comes from a family of workers. By workers, I mean workers of magic. His grandfather can kill people with a single touch, his mother has the ability to affect peoples emotions, his oldest brother can rearrange the bodies of others, easily breaking a limb...
Have you ever thought about combining magic and the Mafia? Fortunately, you don’t have to, since Holly Black did, and did it brilliantly. This is definitely one of my favorite books, and my absolute favorite Holly Black series. It showcases the grimness and dark humor she’s excellent at, along with ...
Hi guys, I hope you’re all having another great day! I’ve been reading and reviewing so much! It’s honestly because I’m off on a break and have been reading a lot from the amount of time I have on my hands. I’m literally going through one book a day. Anyway, this is my review to White Cat by Holly B...