Author: Holly Black
Book Category: Fantasy

Cassel Sharpe comes from a family of curse workers – people who can change memories and emotions, even force others to do things against their will, by a touch of their hands. For this reason, curse work is illegal and everyone in society wears gloves. Cassel’s family still manages to use their skills by acting as con artists and working for mobsters. But Cassel has no magic touch. He’s just a regular kid attending a rich-kid prep school. Instead, Cassel is living with a secret of his own; he’s still haunted by memories of killing Lila, his best friend and the love of his life…