Wicked Like a Wildfire

Posted 21 September 2020 by Kim in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Wicked Like a WildfireWicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popović
Published by Katherine Tegen Books
Release Date: 15 August 2017
Series: Hibiscus Daughter #1
Genres: magical realism
Audience: adult
Pages: 405
Source: library
Format: eBook
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Rating: five-stars


from the back cover

All the women in Iris and Malina’s family have the unique magical ability or “gleam” to manipulate beauty. Iris sees flowers as fractals and turns her kaleidoscope visions into glasswork, while Malina interprets moods as music. But their mother has strict rules to keep their gifts a secret, even in their secluded sea-side town. Iris and Malina are not allowed to share their magic with anyone, and above all, they are forbidden from falling in love.
But when their mother is mysteriously attacked, the sisters will have to unearth the truth behind the quiet lives their mother has built for them. They will discover a wicked curse that haunts their family line—but will they find that the very magic that bonds them together is destined to tear them apart forever?

About Lana Popović

Lana Popović’s debut YA contemporary fantasy, WICKED LIKE A WILDFIRE, was published by Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins in August 2017. Lana studied psychology and literature at Yale University, and law at Boston University. She is a graduate of the Emerson College Publishing and Writing program and works as a literary agent with Chalberg & Sussman, specializing in YA.

She lives in Boston, subsisting largely on cake, gimlets, and eyeliner.

Reading this book contributed to these challenges:

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