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All That Glitters

Carrie Anne Noble’s The Gold-Son reveals the secret, somewhat sordid, lives of Leprechauns.

All That Glitters

BOOK REPORT for The Gold-Son by Carrie Anne Noble

Cover Story: Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave
BFF Charms: Oda Mae Brown, Natalie Imbruglia
Swoonworthy Scale: 4
Talky Talk: Folkloric
Bonus Factor: Leprechauns
Anti-Bonus Factor: Awful Grownups
Relationship Status: Hiding My Valuables

Elements of this novel, particularly the peek into the lives of the Leprechauns, really appealed to me. Sadly, the actual plot of the novel—and the romance within—fell flat.

Check out my full review at our series on Kirkus.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.