Magpie's Song by Allison Pang
Literary Fiction , Sci Fi & Fantasy
Pub Date 08 Aug 2017
Great books linger in your thoughts long after the last page is turned. Magpie’s Song is such a book, and I am eager to read the next book in the series. The world of Magpie’s Song is divided in three. Meridian, the city of luxury and technology flies above. It rules Brightstone, the city below with an iron fist. Brightstone fears the Rot, a flesh eating plague that randomly attacks members of the population, and turns others inexplicably into Moon Children, silver haired, capable of great physical prowess and immune to the Rot. They are the Sineaters of Brightstone, looked down upon and often sent to the Pits where the plagued are isolated.
Raggy Maggy is a scavenger of scrap, struggling to meet her quota. When she and her friend discover a clockwork dragon, a series of cascading events leads her to become a wanted criminal involved in a conspiracy t...