YA Spotlight (2/14/22)

Today we are spotlighting stories that take you to the stars from 17 acclaimed authors across the Latinx diaspora, and a girl on a glittering fantastical island who realizes her life isn’t what it seems.

RECLAIM THE STARS: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space by Zoraida Córdova

3 starred reviews!

“There is a little something for everyone in this powerful, essential anthology.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Featuring 17 short stories from ‘a collective of science fiction and fantasy authors who spanned the Latin American diaspora,’ [this] anthology invites readers to expand the bounds of their belief with each impossible creation . . . each story leaves a distinct impression, and no voice or subject matter feels stale.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This stellar anthology . . . offers a much-needed reflection of representation to the Latinx diaspora community.”–Booklist, starred review


“Fans of Shakespeare’s The Tempest will find much to enjoy, as will readers eager for a luxurious—but not escapist—1920s period piece…An intriguing story about the rot that lies beneath splendor.”–Kirkus Reviews

RECLAIM THE STARS: 17 Tales Across Realms & Space by Zoraida Córdova; 9781250790637; 2/15/22.
BRIGHT RUINED THINGS by Samantha Cohoe; 9781250768841; 2/15/22.

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