BOOK REPORT for Newt’s Emerald by Garth Nix
Cover Story: Illustrative
BFF Charm: Yay
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Regency Ride
Bonus Factors: Gender Swap, Magic
Relationship Status: Let’s Be Friends
In a somewhat surprising departure from high(ish) fantasy, Garth Nix’s new novel mixes historical themes with sorcery. If that sounds like it could be your jam—and you're not expecting too deep of a tale—check out my full review over at our series on Kirkus.