Enchantée by Gita Trelease
Also known as All That Glitters.
Paris in 1789 is a labyrinth of twisted streets, filled with beggars, thieves, revolutionaries—and magicians…
When smallpox kills her parents, Camille Durbonne must find a way to provide for her frail, naive sister while managing her volatile brother. Relying on petty magic—la magie ordinaire—Camille painstakingly transforms scraps of metal into money to buy the food and medicine they need. But when the coins won’t hold their shape and her brother disappears with the family’s savings, Camille must pursue a richer, more dangerous mark: the glittering court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Sex work shaming
- Physical, emotional & verbal abuse
- Domestic violence
- Alcohol abuse & alcoholism
- Gambling addiction
- Death of a parent recounted