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By Julie A. Carlson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.

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Gilded is an extremely fun book that offers the perspective of a Korean-American teen living in a foreign country. It's also a twist on standard paranormal books, with new monsters and mythical beings. Jae Hwa is a great role model -- a strong fighter who's still unsure she can defeat Haemosu. She's real and believable. Gilded also has interesting locales, a romance, side characters, and Korean myth and history. After finishing the first book, readers will be eager to dive into the second one, Silvern.

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