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City of a Thousand Dolls (edition 2013)

by Miriam Forster

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Title:City of a Thousand Dolls
Authors:Miriam Forster
Info:HarperTeen (2013), Hardcover, 368 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:fantasy, young adult, coming of age, murder mystery

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Great narrator, boring story.
  ahappybooker | Feb 7, 2014 |
Great narrator, boring story.
  ahappybooker | Feb 7, 2014 |
I would give this a 1.5 stars but I'm rounding up. Alright, could have used an editor and some of it seemed as if it was written for the 10 - 12 yrs of age range. Interesting concept not executed as well as it should have been. ( )
  newskepticx | Dec 18, 2013 |
Great narrator, boring story.
  a.happy.booker | Sep 24, 2013 |
I picked it up on a whim, while unnewing books in the YA area. Premise sounded interesting and it turned out to be. It reminded me, a little bit, of Cashore's Graceling series, but not quite as good. I did like it and I'd recommend it to people looking for a book with a strong female main character and those looking for a decent mystery. My favorite character was Jerrit (a talking cat, no really, he was fantastic) and I liked the story well enough. There were a few parts that were far too convenient (though not the solution to the crime, oddly enough), but aside from that, it was a pretty enjoyable read. ( )
  callmecayce | Aug 10, 2013 |
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"Nisha lives in the City of a Thousand Dolls, a remote estate where orphan girls in the Empire become apprentices as musicians, healers, and courtesans, her closest companions the mysterious cats that trail her shadow. When girls begin to die, Nisha begins to uncover the secrets that surround the deathers--jeopardizing not only her own future within the City but her own life"--Provided by publisher.… (more)

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