Carpe Glitter

Carpe Glitter

From Cat Rambo, author of The Tabat Quartet. What do you do when someone else’s past forces itself on your own life? Sorting through the piles left behind by a grandmother who was both a stage magician and a hoarder, Persephone Aim finds a magical artifact from World War II that has shaped her family history. Faced with her mother’s desperate attempt to take the artifact for herself, Persephone must decide whether to hold onto the past—or use it to reshape her future.

Title:Carpe Glitter
Edition Language:English
ISBN:null
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    Carpe Glitter Reviews

  • Nataliya

    “We both knew that it was real. We’d both seen her do things that only magic could have done.” Persephone Aim inherits the house and all the possessions of her deceased grandmother, a former ...

  • Tadiana ?Night Owl?

    3.5ish stars for this Nebula-nominated SF/fantasy novelette. Persephone Aim is sorting through her dead grandmother's memorabilia and possessions, which is worse than it sounds because Grandmother was...

  • Danielle's

    Creative magic. A possibility of discovering more than what meets the eye. One person treasures can be another person secret to unlock.Persephone is left the responsibility of sorting her late grandmo...

  • Seb

    Really enjoyed this family drama cum magic (mostly black) taking place in a late Not-So-Fairy-Grandmother's house. Trying to find some interesting (and probably sellable) stuff in her deceased granny'...

  • Iseult Murphy

    A young woman sorts through her grandmother’s stuff after her death, and discovers there was a lot more to the former stage magician than sequin dresses and hoarded soap. It is amazing the amount of...

  • Beth Cato

    Carpe Glitter in a finalist in the novelette Nebula Award category, and it's easy to see why. This 60-page story is engrossing from page 1 with its deep family drama with a supernatural spin. Persepho...

  • Jill Elizabeth

    This one totally intrigued me upfront - the cover, the blurb, Cat Rambo: what's not to love?? I requested a review copy and was delighted to receive it. I dug in eagerly - the opening grabbed me strai...

  • Frances

    This was a great story that layers a dusty collection of artifacts with entirely believable family tensions. The descriptions of Persephone's exploration of the house set the scene for gently fantasti...

  • Bandit

    This one had me at magic and magicians. A consistently irresistible lure. I don’t think I’ve ever read the author before, if you just mentioned the name to me, I’d probably have an image of an a...

  • Kyle Richardson

    Cat’s attention to detail pulls you so convincingly into Persephone’s world that you can practically smell the dust and feel the grit wafting off the pages.We meet Persephone as she’s elbow-deep...