Best New YA Books in August 2021
When her mother’s teenage diary comes into her life, her family’s mystical legacy becomes once and for all too hard to ignore. He takes Edie on a treasure hunt to find items that belonged to his mother, each with a different memory. Every time she touches one of these talismans it leads her to another diary entry, where she watches her teenage mother cry, love and hope, just like Edie herself now does.
But as Edie finds out, there is a dark secret behind her family’s practice that she unwittingly released. She will have to embrace – and master – the magic she has always rejected… before she consumes it.
Tinged with a sweet romance with the bewitching Rhia, who works at the local occult shop, Edie in between offers all the cozy magic a young aspiring witch needs to make her way through the world.
Cazadora by Romina Garber
Editor: Wednesday Books
Release date: August 17
Den of Geek says: Last years Lobizona came at a time when immigration was a top priority in the news. The sequel returns to the Argentinian werewolves for a journey to another world.
Editor’s summary: Following the events of Lobizona, Manu and his friends cross the mystical border to enter the cursed kingdom of Kerana, Argentina, in search of allies and a hiding place. As they hunt for leads on Coven ― a’s mythical resistance manada that may not even exist, the Cazadores hunt for leads on Manu, setting up traps to capture and stop her.