Book Review: Before the Broken Star, by Emily R. King

NOTE:  This review contains spoilers for Before the Broken Star.  Please read at your discretion. 2/5 “Be calm. Be machine. Be indifferent, like time.”  This was a frustrating read for me.  Featuring the alluring premise of a girl with a clockwork heart, Before the Broken Star is a great example of how elegant prose alone can’t carry…