The Midnight Girls

The Midnight Girls

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The Wicked Deep meets House of Salt and Sorrows in this new standalone YA fantasy set in a snow-cloaked kingdom where witches are burned, and two enchantresses secretly compete for the heart of a prince, only to discover that they might be falling for each other.

It's Karnawał season in the snow-cloaked Kingdom of Lechija, and from now until midnight when the church bells ring an end to Devil's Tuesday time will be marked with wintry balls and glittery disguises, cavalcades of nightly torch-lit "kuligi" sleigh-parties.

Unbeknownst to the oblivious merrymakers, two monsters join the fun, descending upon the royal city of Warszów in the guise of two innocent girls. Newfound friends and polar opposites, Zosia and Marynka seem destined to have a friendship that's stronger even than magic. But that's put to the test when they realize they both have their sights set on Lechija's pure-hearted prince. A pure heart contains immeasurable power and Marynka plans to bring the prince's back to her grandmother in order to prove herself. While Zosia is determined to take his heart and its power for her own.

When neither will sacrifice their ambitions for the other, the festivities spiral into a wild contest with both girls vying to keep the hapless prince out of the other's wicked grasp. But this isn't some remote forest village, where a hint of stray magic might go unnoticed, Warszów is the icy capital of a kingdom that enjoys watching monsters burn, and if Zosia and Marynka's innocent disguises continue to slip, their escalating rivalry might cost them not just the love they might have for each other, but both their lives.

Title:The Midnight Girls
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781728210018
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  • anna (½ of readsrainbow)

    rep: Polish-coded cast & setting, lesbian mc, bi female mc, lesbian character, gay character, bi male character, Muslim side character, Jewish side charactertw: child abuse, blood, body horror (brief)...

  • Riley

    this was such a great sapphic fantasy!! villain x villain romance with two girls who transform into monsters, competing against each other to kill the prince and steal his heartthe TENSION. the YEARNI...

  • Ellie

    I'm in the middle of a five-star book streak and it's honestly wild but I CANNOT STOP THINKING ABOUT THIS BOOK AND MY LOVES ZOSIA AND MARYNKA <3 Alicia Jasinska really came through here. I utterly lov...

  • theresa

    The Midnight Girls is the perfect wintery book to curl up with beside a roaring fire and just let the author take you on a wonderful journey full of magic, villainy and compelling characters. With a g...

  • Darcey

    ARC copy provided in exchange for an honest review. This in no way changes my rating or review.Buddy read with my darling Ashley! 5 BREATHTAKING STARSThree Minute Thoughts:The Midnight Girls was ever...

  • Jenny Lawson

    Polish folklore sort of fairy tale/light horror/adventure/romance where witches make beautiful and complicated monsters. I really loved this book and my only criticism is that the cover (while beautif...

  • Madison

    Imagine Manon Blackbeak if she was gay - and could fully transform into a monster - that’s our MCVillain x Villain romanceGirls with magic who can transform into monsters Sapphic SLOWBURNNNNBisexual...

  • Kate

    Enemies to lovers? ✔Sapphic enemies to lovers? ✔✔✔✔✔✔✔Sapphic enemies to lovers set in Polish culture? ✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔✔Me: ...

  • Frankie

    10/14/214.5 starsThis book will appeal to a certain type of reader, and that reader is ME. Here are all the reasons why I adored it:-sapphic rivals to lovers-homoerotic obsession with beating each oth...

  • rachel ?

    The Wicked Deep meets House of Salt and Sorrows in this new standalone YA fantasy set in a snow-cloaked kingdom where witches are burned, and two enchantresses secretly compete for the heart of a p...