★★★☆☆—A retelling with lovely prose that never wrangles its elements into a cohesive whole.
A fun, fast-paced YA romance with not a speck of critical thought behind it.
Arnett’s produced a world ripe with potential—and filled it with dull characters and a duller romance.
Is it a retelling to the Midas myth? A sequel?
I don’t know and neither does the author.
How many ways can characters hang out and do nothing for nearly 80k words? Let’s find out.