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Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1)

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Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World #1)

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"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)

Some people ARE illegal.

Lobizonas do NOT exist.

Both of these statements are false.

Manuela Azul has been crammed into an existence that feels too small for her. As an undocumented immigrant who's on the run from her father's Argentine crime-family, Manu is confined to a small apartment and a small life in Miami, Florida.

Until Manu's protective bubble is shattered.

Her surrogate grandmother is attacked, lifelong lies are exposed, and her mother is arrested by ICE. Without a home, without answers, and finally without shackles, Manu investigates the only clue she has about her past—a mysterious "Z" emblem—which leads her to a secret world buried within our own. A world connected to her dead father and his criminal past. A world straight out of Argentine folklore, where the seventh consecutive daughter is born a bruja and the seventh consecutive son is a lobizón, a werewolf. A world where her unusual eyes allow her to belong.

As Manu uncovers her own story and traces her real heritage all the way back to a cursed city in Argentina, she learns it's not just her U.S. residency that's illegal. . . .it’s her entire existence.

“With vivid characters that take on a life of their own, beautiful details that peel back the curtain on Romina's Argentinian heritage, and cutting prose Romina Garber crafts a timely tale of identity and adventure.”–Tomi Adeyemi New York Times bestselling author of Children of Blood and Bone

ROMINA GARBER (pen name of Romina Russell) is a New York Times and international bestselling author. Originally from Argentina, she landed her first writing gig as a teen—a weekly column for the Miami Herald that was later nationally syndicated—and she hasn’t stopped writing since. Her books include Lobizona and the Zodiac quartet. Romina is a graduate of Harvard College and a Virgo to the core.

ISBN: 9781250239136

ISBN-10: 9781250239136

Publisher: Wednesday Books

Publication Date: 08/17/2021 - 12:00am

On Sale: 08/17/2021 - 12:00am

Pages: 416

Language: English

Categories

Young Adult Fiction / Paranormal, Occult & Supernatural

Young Adult Fiction / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration

Young Adult Fiction / Diversity & Multicultural

Young Adult Fiction / Werewolves & Shifters