Thanks to Pan Macmillan and NetGalley for the Advance Review Copy in exchange for an honest review.
Malay Witches in Regency England? Yup, I hit the request button at the speed of light when I saw this was available for request. This kind of book is right up my alley: Eastern Cultural focus? Check. Supernatural creatures and themes? Check. A diverse, female focused cast of characters? Double check!
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Thanksto Little Brown UK and NetGalley for the Advance Review Copy in exchange for an honest review.
This was a scary book. Scary because it was so utterly believable.
The story takes place in an America where Muslims are sent to domestic internment camps. Layla, a 17 year old Muslim, and her parents are sent to one such desert internment camp simply because of their faith. Layla soon chafes against her imprisonment and leads a resistance movement within the camp. She is aided by her Jewish boyfriend David, her new friend Ayesha, and Jake, a guard at the camp.
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