Magic Under Glass is an excellent fairy story with a strong romance and elements of the gothic and steampunk.
And I couldn't decide about Hollin--sometimes I found him to be a villain, but at other times I found him wanting so badly to be a hero and do the right thing.
The ending, also, felt too tame, and seemed to be a setup for a sequel, which meant that it ended rather abruptly and a little disappointingly.
Cute book, fast read and sweet... but nothing that really popped out at me. Wished it had kept going and been a longer book instead of cutting it short and leaving it open for the... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Elisabeth
This book was like finding a treasure! I wasn't sure what to expect and was pleasantly surprised by this curious tale. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Daniell English-Baxter
At the start of the story, Nim is working for next to nothing in a run-down theater that's frequented by unsavory men. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Cornucopia of Reviews (Lizzy)
Nimira, a girl from Tasim who has traveled far from home to try and change her fortune. A "trouser girl" trained in the art of dancing, a novelty that has fallen out of fashion... Read morePublished 19 months ago by BookDevour
Magic Under Glass is one of those books that was just okay for me. I didn't dislike it, but I didn't love it, either. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Taylor (Reading is the Thing
The characters were great the plot was great everything was great! I would definitely recommend this book to a friend.Published 22 months ago by India
I am thinking that this book did not get much publicity, because before I found it while shuffling through books online, I had never heard of it. Read more
There are books out there that read as if they were original a fairytale, yet weren't at all. Magic Under Glass is one of those books. Read morePublished on June 18, 2012 by A Journey Through Pages
When I first started reading this book, i wasn't all that impressed. But as the story got going (which happened fairly quickly) it got really interesting and hard to put down. Read morePublished on April 2, 2012 by Jessica (Peace Love Books)