A Touch of Gold by Annie Sullivan
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
Of Fire and Stars by Audrey Coulthurst
Forced to provide money for her greedy parents, Cadence travels to the magi city to learn the truth about her curse and find another way to pay for her ill sister's care before betrayal kills both her and the girl she's falling for.
"Mother and Father better be careful. If they keep doing whatever they want, sooner or later I’m going to break. After all, with enough force, even diamonds can shatter."
"I scan the room and my attention zeros in on a dashingly handsome young man with flowy blonde hair and piercing green eyes visible behind his golden mask standing near the buttered buns. Dang, I knew I should’ve gone by the food. Those carbs look delicious."
“No one should ever be caged like this. You deserve this freedom. I promise I’ll protect you if you ever need to cry.”