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Last Call: A Face Like Glass by Frances Hardinge

In A Face Like Glass‘s underground city of Caverna, wines can remove memories, cheeses can induce hallucinations, and perfumes can trick a person to trust the wearer in any instance. Odder still, everyone’s face is “as blank as untouched snow.” Facesmiths can teach others expressions, and how to show and fake emotions, but at a price. When a young girl, Neverfell, is able to display emotions as clearly as the most skilled Facesmiths, and always […]

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