Mist, Metal, and ASH

Mist, Metal, and ASH

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The sequel to Ink, Iron, and Glass, which Kirkus's starred review called "exciting and original," Mist, Metal, and Ash stars Elsa - a genius gifted with the ability to create new worlds by writing their descriptions in specially crafted "worldbooks."

Now Elsa's in a race to find a special worldbook that can alter the Earth itself . . . or destroy it. To retrieve this ultimate weapon, Elsa will have to become a double agent, leaving her friends behind. She'll also have to face her greatest weakness: the handsome, brilliant boy who betrayed her.

The first book in the duology, Ink, Iron, and Glass, received two starred reviews!
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 145 x 217 x 29mm | 407g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250112788
  • 9781250112781
  • 863,177

Review quote

"The alternate-history thrill ride continues ... The author is a master of character development ... Action and adventure with a fearless heroine at the helm." --Kirkus Reviews

"A satisfying sequel." --Booklist


"This novel is a source of serious fun." --School and Library Journal (starred review)

"Exciting and original." --Kirkus (starred review)

"Clare's debut is built upon an intriguing premise... A solid series starter featuring a competent, flawed heroine that's built for sf fans." --Booklist

"A gasp-worthy ending ensures a sequel." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
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About Gwendolyn Clare

Gwendolyn Clare teaches college biology in central Pennsylvania, where she lives with too many cats and never enough books. Her short stories can be found in Fantasy & Science Fiction, Asimov's, Analog, Clarkesworld, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Mist, Metal, and Ash is her second novel.
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Rating details

431 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
5 24% (102)
4 39% (166)
3 28% (120)
2 9% (37)
1 1% (6)
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