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!
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 PRAISE FOR INK, IRON, AND GLASS 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