When The Moon Was Ours: A Novel

October 4, 2016|
When The Moon Was Ours: A Novel by Anna-Marie McLemore
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Winner of the 2016 Tiptree Award!
Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People''s Literature
Stonewall Book Award Honor

"McLemore''s second novel is such a lush surprising fable, you half expect birds to fly out of the pages. McLemore uses the supernatural to remind us that the body''s need to speak its truth is primal and profound, and that the connection between two people is no more anyone''s business than why the dish ran away with the spoon."
--Jeff Giles, New York Times Book Review

Anna-Marie McLemore''s debut novel The Weight of Feathers was greeted with rave reviews, a YALSA Morris Award nomination, and spots on multiple "Best YA Novels" lists. Now, McLemore delivers a second stunning and utterly romantic novel, again tinged with magic.

To everyone who knows them, best friends Miel and Sam are as strange as they are inseparable. Roses grow out of Miel''s wrist, and rumors say that she spilled out of a water tower when she was five. Sam is known for the moons he paints and hangs in the trees and for how little anyone knows about his life before he and his mother moved to town. But as odd as everyone considers Miel and Sam, even they stay away from the Bonner girls, four beautiful sisters rumored to be witches. Now they want the roses that grow from Miel''s skin, convinced that their scent can make anyone fall in love. And they''re willing to use every secret Miel has fought to protect to make sure she gives them up.

Atmospheric, dynamic, and packed with gorgeous prose, When the Moon was Ours is another winner from this talented author.

Anna-Marie McLemore was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and taught by their family to hear la llorona in the Santa Ana winds. They are the author of THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS, a 2016 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist; 2017 Stonewall Honor Book WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS, which was longlisted for the National Book Aw...
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Title:When The Moon Was Ours: A Novel
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.56 X 5.77 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.56 X 5.77 X 1 in
Published:October 4, 2016
Publisher:St. Martin's Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250058669

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