She has a passion for history, thrift stores, vintage dresses, david bowie, drawing, and organic food. When wealthy sorcerer hollin parry hires her to sing with a pianoplaying automaton, nimira believes it is the start of a new and better life. Enter the name of the series to add the book to it. Magic under glass is the most enchanting novel i have read in quite awhile. Magic under glass is an excellent fairy story with a strong romance and elements of the gothic and steampunk. The official book trailer for jaclyn dolamores young adult novel, magic under glass. When wealthy sorcerer hollin parry hires her to do a special act singing accompaniment to an exquisite pianoplaying automaton, nimira believes it is the start of a new life. Magic under glass by jaclyn dolamore nook book ebook. Nim is a lively and spunky heroine who is smart, charming, and resourceful, and dolamores fantastical world is brimming with magic and adventure. In parrys world, however, buried secrets are beginning to stir. Magic under glass official book trailer on youtube.
Magic under glass by jaclyn dolamore nimira is a trouser girl singing and dancing for her living in lorimar when she is approached by powerful sorceror hollin parry. Magic under glass is a sparkling and intriguing read. She spent her childhood reading as many books as she could lug. Magic under glass and its 2012 sequel magic under stone were adapted as a fantasy rock musical in 2017 by the columbia center for theatrical arts. One button 15 links for downloading the book magic under glass in all ebook formats. Magic under glass by jaclyn dolamore overdrive rakuten. Magic under glass the free library of philadelphia. Its a story that will stay with me for a long time, set in a world that was pure delight to visit. Bloomsbury withdraws magic under glass cover after whitewashing. Bloomsbury withdraws magic under glass cover after.
Each quote represents a book that is interesting, well written and has potential to enhance the readers life. There is a whole new world in this novel, and yet the reader doesnt get bogged down in details and exposition. There are a few different cultures within the pages of magic under glass, and dolamore portrays them and their differences very well. And i just got my first official paperback in the mail.
Magic under glass by jaclyn dolamore official book trailer. Jaclyn dolamore is the author of magic under glass and between the sea and sky. She spent her childhood reading as many books as she could lug home from the library and playing elaborate pretend games. Hollin wants to hire her to sing with the accompaniment of a lifesized, piano playing automaton he owns. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading magic under glass. It is reminiscent of the victorian era with a bit of steam punk mixed in. Publisher under renewed fire for presenting the darkskinned heroine of jaclyn dolamores. So begins magic under glass, a debut novel by jaclyn dolamore bloomsbury, dec 09. My editor was kind enough to send me an early copy of magic under glass by jaclyn dolamore, and i finished this book so recently, i can still hear the ticking of the clockwork automaton in my brain. Jaclyn dolamore a wealthy sorcerers invitation to sing with his automaton leads seventeenyearold nimira, whose familys disgrace brought her from a palace to poverty, into political intrigue, enchantments, and a. It was published in 2010 by bloomsbury publishing, with 240 pages. When wealthy sorcerer hollin parry hires her to do a special act singing. Jaclyn dolamore, quote from magic under glass about the author. At the end of magic under glass, i felt like the adventure was just beginning for erris and nimira.
Stars align for presentation of magic under glass the baltimore sun. I do not think a boycott of magic under glass is the best way to go as the author has worked really hard on her book and she wrote about a. I first learned of magic under glass in a writers chat room where i met the author. It follows nimira, a music hall girl, a darkskinned oddity in lightskinned lorinar, as she leaves the security of the music hall for employment with the mysterious and dashing hollins parry. Magic under glass magic under glass jaclyn dolamore. With a new, revamped script, updated music, new choreography, and vibrant costumes, the production has never been better. Bloomsbury usa faces another race row over book cover. Magic under glass kindle edition by dolamore, jaclyn. Magic under glass is about a girl who suddenly finds herself in an expensive palace hired to dance with an automaton.
Unsettling belowstairs rumors swirl about ghosts, a madwoman roaming the halls, and parrys involvement with a league of. Nimira is a musichall performer forced to dance for pennies to. Inspire a love of reading with prime book box for kids discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books every 1. Issues of class, gender and politics are wrapped in a world of magic and fantasy that stands on the brink of war. There is no glass in the book, the impression i get from the cover is that something is trapped under glass but there is nothing of the sort. Nimira is a musichall performer forced to dance for pennies to an audience of leering drunks. It can be read as a stand alone but the book has potential to be a first in a series. If you love young adult fantasy and are looking to read something different and original, be sure to give this book a try. Magic under stone by jaclyn dolamore is another book that i have been highly anticipating. I absolutely adored the enchanting magic under glass and could not wait to continue erris and nimiras story. All of you guys who have read the book and talked about it have my gratitude.
Set in victorianlike lorinar, a country at war with the fairies for several generations, this speculativefiction romance features nimira, a performing trouser girl, who left home to seek her fortune elsewhere after her mother died and. Magic under glass magic under glass series, book 1. She spent her childhood reading as many books as she could lug home from the library and playing elaborate pretend games with her sister. Ive had it under my radar since i saw the cover and blurb online. The story centers on nimira, a foreign girl hired by a sorcerer to sing with a pianoplaying automaton. Magic under glass was a book that i was really looking forward to reading, and i had high expectations for it. Magic under glass is a youngadult fantasy novel by american writer jaclyn dolamore. Overall, with an enchanting storytelling style that merges contemporary sensibilities and ideas with the magic of traditional, romantic fables, dolamore has fashioned her very own brand of fairy tale for modern readers that is both lovely and relevant.
A wealthy sorcerers invitation to sing with his automaton leads seventeenyearold nimira, whose familys disgrace brought her from a palace to poverty, into political intrigue, enchantments, and a friendship with a fairy prince who needs her help. Libba brays gemma doyle meets sally gardners the red necklace 2008, with a hint of jane eyre thrown in for good measure, in this vivid and rousing debut. Bloomsbury usabloomsbury publishing plc publishing. Once i started reading this novel it didnt take long to make my way through it. Magic under glass featuring the lopez sisters american. Magic under glass columbia center for theatrical arts ccta. We also accept submissions from our visitors and will select the quotes we feel are most appealing to. Magic under stone by jaclyn dolamore, hardcover barnes. A year later, with the continued help of columbia center for theatrical arts, magic under glass came back to howard community college in august of 2018. Magic under glass is a wonderfully original fantasy from debate author jaclyn dolamore. Press button get download links and wait 20 seconds. This time is necessary for searching and sorting links. Rumors that the automaton is haunted are not enough to frighten her away from this new, wealthy, and comfortable existence.
Were getting in touch with our artsy side through theater. Magic under glass magic under glass, book 1 by jaclyn dolamore book cover, description, publication history. That means the magic under glass paperback will be available in three weeks. Enthusiasm for this book was high so i added it to my long list of must reads. I liked that this story was different than every other book out there, with nimiras background and skin color adding. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. So, i want to have a contest for fans of magic under glass. Magic under glass hold elements of a fairytale alongside elements of classic literature, with notable influences from jane eyre.601 1160 518 1451 678 772 574 1144 275 1307 1593 699 260 701 1062 1350 1398 1390 1405 333 195 705 1143 226 543 324 630 503 1462 1338 976 58 565