I received a free copy of this book on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.
I enjoyed this YA Fantasy dystopian book. It is similar to a lot of other books out there, but it’s still an enjoyable read. I will definitely read the next book in this series.
The nobility run the country and control the population by controlling the jobs they can work, the food they eat and their education. They also control the C.O.I.L.S. of Copper and Brass, which is rumored to have powers to control the amber sky and other elements.
Tay is a young girl barely keeping her siblings alive after her father is arrested. She begs the Overseer’s son, Darius, for help, but it comes at a cost. She will owe him a favor that he can ask at any time. As a part of the bargain, Tay is given a job that takes her to the Palace. Before she leaves, she is pressured to find out information to assist the rebellion.
Tay risks everything to help her family, but Darius has secrets that complicate matters and endanger them more than they could imagine. Tay and Darius must decide if they are going to just help themselves, or help the rebellion, seek the C.O.I.L.S. and help everyone.