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Mahnomen Public Library Y LEN (Text) 33500013053004 Main Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y LEN (Text) 33500013053012 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780316449779
  • ISBN: 0316449776
  • ISBN: 9780316449793
  • ISBN: 0316449792
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York ; Little, Brown and Company, 2019.

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"When seventeen-year-old Magpie Lewis discovers a magical world in her backyard, she uses it and its powers to enact her revenge on all those who have wronged her"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 January #1
    *Starred Review* Once, Magpie Lewis had a normal life. That was before she caught her father naked with her aunt. Before her mother kicked him out of the house and started drinking. Before Magpie's older sister walked out of the house and never came back. And before Allison, Magpie's former best friend, stopped speaking to her and told everyone at school one version of how the worst night of Magpie's life unfolded. Now Magpie is drifting through her sophomore year of high school, ignoring her classwork and blending in with a group of other social outcasts. At home, she writes about another world—a place called Near, where everything is peaceful, and no one ever left her. Soon, though, fantasy and reality start to meld; Near is not just a dream but a place that Magpie can go. But Near isn't just a paradise. Near has teeth. Then Magpie discovers she can take things from one world into another, and, intoxicated by the power she suddenly possesses, finds that she wants to bite down. Leno (Summer of Salt, 2018) takes a concept that could easily have become melodramatic and executes it with beautiful, brutal precision. Between the lines of spare and dreamlike prose lurks a girl who, though quiet at first, demands to be seen, and readers will not soon forget her. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Katrina Leno was born on the east coast and currently lives in Los Angeles. She is a photographer and the author of five books -- The Half Life of Molly Pierce, The Lost & Found, Everything All At Once, The Summer of Salt, and You Must Not Miss. You can visit her online at

Subject: High schools > Fiction.
Schools > Fiction.
Family problems > Fiction.
Revenge > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.

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