17-year-old Anouk is a Beastie—once an animal, now human, turned at the hands of a witch. Commanded by her mistress, Mada Vittora, Anouk is confined to their Parisian townhouse as a maid. Her other Beastie companions, Beau, Cricket, Luc, and Hunter Black, are forced into servitude so long as Mada Vittora holds their pelts.
But when Anouk discovers her mistress is dead, the Beasties have 3 days to find someone to re-cast their enchantment before they lose their humanity to the darkness of their animal selves.
Trapped between the desire to finally live outside of the townhouse, among the Pretties who are unknowingly influenced by the powerful Haute, and the rush to keep their humanity, the Beasties discover that there may be more to their creation than what anyone could have imagined.Continue reading “Book Review: Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd”