Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Eight top YA magical realism novels

Sarah Skilton is the author of Bruised, a martial arts drama for young adults; and High and Dry, a hardboiled teen mystery. At the B&N Teen Blog she tagged eight top Young Adult magical realism books, including:
The Cost of All Things, by Maggie Lehrman

In this debut novel with four compelling narrators, we’re introduced to the art of hekame, or spellcasting. Want to look more attractive? Erase your depression? Remove the memory of a loved one? There’s a spell for that—but each decision has gut-wrenching consequences, especially when Ari and her friends Markos and Kay start to lie about what they’ve done, to whom, and why.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue