The Court of Miracles - Review

Hello everyone! I am sorry for being so inactive, I feel as though I have become lazy with this quarantine. Today I am going to be reviewing a book I requested using NetGalley so I should preface this by saying *NONE of this review is biased in any way shape or form!* Here it comes!

Synopsis: Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris's criminal underground in the wake of the French Revolution.

In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as the Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina's life is midnight robberies, avoiding her father's fists, and watching over her naïve adopted sister, Cosette (Ettie). When Ettie attracts the eye of the Tiger--the ruthless lord of the Guild of Flesh--Nina is caught in a desperate race to keep the younger girl safe. Her vow takes her from the city's dark underbelly to the glittering court of Louis XVII. And it also forces Nina to make a terrible choice--protect Ettie and set off a brutal war between the guilds, or forever lose her sister to the Tiger.
 

I HIGHLY enjoyed this novel and it is exactly what I was in the mood to read. Les Mis is one of my favorite musicals of all time so being in a world that is kinda like it was amazing. I love how France was described throughout the book and I absolutely LOVED the characters. However, I did feel as though there was a bit more telling than showing and I think this book would have been much better if it was a little more showing. The plot was absolutely riveting and I would stay up late to read it. I am so grateful that my request was accepted because this book was absolutely wonderful. I definitely recommend to all of you and I hope you can get a copy because it comes out tomorrow, June 2nd! 

Well, that's it! I really hope you enjoyed it! Please let me know if you get a copy and let me know your thoughts! Happy Reading!
So long,
~D.

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