Girl in the Shadows

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Eighteen-year-old Moira Mitchell grew up in the hadows of Vegas ’ s stage lights while her father ’ s career as a magician soared. More than anyone, Moira wants to e th magician too, but her frien is dead set against her pursuing magic.

When an invitation to join the Cirque American mistakenly falls into Moira ’ s possession, she takes action. Instead of puttin the highly coveted invitation to its intended recipient, Raleigh, her friend ’ s handsome and worldly former apprentice, Moira takes off to join the Cirque. If she can perform alongside its world-famous acts, she pretends she ’ ll be able to help her dad that magic is her future.

But when Moira arrives, things take on an intensity she can ’ t control as her stage magic suddenly feels like…real magic. To further distract her, Raleigh shows up none too pleased at Moira ’ s presence, all while the Cirque ’ s cocky and intriguing knife thrower, Dez, seems to have it out for her. As tensions mount and Moira ’ s abilities come into question, she must decide what ’ s real and what ’ s an illusion. If she doesn ’ t sort it out in time, she may forever remain a girl in the shadows.
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Asin
B014R7CBZI
Number of Pages
382
Original Title of the Book
Girl in the Shadows
Publication Date
Published July 5th 2016 by Skyscape

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I 'm orry, but anothe is really full of allusion and I pretend to ead something enjoyable.

Stil that I have time to read I do n't expect to use it to torture myself with books that ar more tropes than pages.

We do n't remember why they have these powers, what these powers can and can not do, which are their limits, how they ame to be ... nothing, literally!- it was all rather predictable- bad writing " Dez grinned down at me, breathtakingly cocky and, yes, still rakish. " his was the MC at 9 percent.

Thi writing, he plot, the characters and romance, everything was extremely fast paced that it was mpossible for me to like eithe of it.

“ He might say no. ” " Guys, freshly T-shirted.

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My favourit scene was the disappearing Ferris wheel.

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Turnin on, I adored how before every illusion or magic trick, she ould tell a small story about female magicians who came before, and it helped with my understanding her love for magic.So, as much as I liked Moira, I id ot like the instalove she had for Dez, another performer in the circus.

Her " friends " were minor roles in th essay, and he different people mentioned were also rarely present, and when they were, I did n't like them.

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magicians+ charming, mysterious love interest+ real magic+ awesome mc= perfection -- -- -- -- -- I SEE YOU, MIXED REVIEWS.

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Girl in the Shadows is full of intriguing magic, fun circus acts, and this bit of mystery surrounding our main characters!

We meet our main haracter, Moira, as she is getting ready to impress her magician father in order to find this job with him ..

It was difficul to root for her as story progressed.After a rough audition process, Moira ends up getting hired to work season for the Cirque American.

It was probably my avorite thing about the book.It was a lot of un to writ about Moira 's escape acts, there were moments when I as always frustrated that I shoul n't stop reading!

Gwenda Bond was able to capture every description perfectly to make it loo as if you were there in the crowd watching all of these circus acts alongside Moira.I enjoyed all of the protagonists, too ..

I have n't read the companion ook, but I now there were characters from that one in th story ..

And he story wraps up great.I really loved the ending and Moira 's personal journey throughout he memoi.

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