A Doll's Life: A Broken Cities Novella by Alledria Hurt
First, Alesha lost him. Then she saved him, sort of. Now can Alesha save both of them when it comes down to a game of magical cat and mouse in a world where everyone has been turned into living wooden dolls? Glance, master magician, knows something Alesha needs to finish saving her brother from death, but Glance is not going to give up the information willingly. Good thing getting things no one wants to give up is kinda what Alesha does. If she's good, and a little lucky, she'll leave with her own life and that of her brother. If she's not, she may be in for a doll's life.