I received this book as an ebook from NetGalley in return for an honest review.
My favourite thing about this book is probably that Emma was a strong character who could look after herself and beat half the boys at their own game.
I really loved the idea of how the colour masks and Colour Test worked. The book is set in 1604, but doesn't have the 'ye olde english' feel to the words. Plus I adore this cover as it's so pretty.
There being a White Light as one of the colours was an interesting point to include in the book and how every colour apparently stemmed from it. I also loved its sass and how it sounded like a best friend would a couple of times. A couple of times I guessed that Guy Fawkes or Emma may have been White Light users too, but we do find out whether they actually are or not.
If someone, somewhere, somehow, can also make a Lady's Ball like how it was described in Fawkes then I will be very grateful as it sounded beautiful and definitely makes me want to go. Well, maybe make it without a few of the pieces we're told about.
I also cringed pretty hard at the end though when we find out how they attach the mask to the Gunpowder Plot plotter's faces. Plus the information we find out at the end of the book about the true story behind the book is pretty fascinating stuff too.
- Hardcover: 448 pages
- Publisher: Thomas Nelson - US (28 November 2018)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0785217142
- ISBN-13: 978-0785217145
- Product Dimensions: 14.7 x 2.8 x 22.1 cm
- Boxed-product Weight: 522 g
- Customer Reviews: 111 customer ratings
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 145,998 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)