This week’s YA spotlight has all things fantasy with a timely story of Argentine folklore, the final installment in the Mirage series, and the return to the magical world of Trylle.
LOBIZONA by Romina Garber
“Sixteen-year-old Manu has spent her whole life in hiding; even as her period substantially changes her body each month, she cannot visit the doctor…In a timely work of magical realism featuring references to Borges and Garcia Márquez, Garber (the Zodiac series) tackles issues of nationalism, identity, and belonging.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Garber’s gorgeous novel combines the wonder of a Hogwarts-style magic school with the Twilight-esque dynamics of a hidden magical species that has strict rules about interacting with the human world.”–Booklist, starred review
COURT OF LIONS: A Mirage Novel by Somaiya Daud
“In the conclusion to the Mirage duology, identity and self-acceptance are inextricably tied to revolution and the dismantling of colonial oppression and power…A solid conclusion.”–Kirkus Reviews
THE MORNING FLOWER: The Omte Origins (From the World of the Trylle) by Amanda Hocking
LOBIZONA by Romina Garber; 9781250239129; available 8/4/20.
COURT OF LIONS: A Mirage Novel by Somaiya Daud; 9781250126450; available 8/4/20.
THE MORNING FLOWER: The Omte Origins (From the World of the Trylle) by Amanda Hocking; 9781250204288; available 8/4/20.