Author: Nina Kiriki HoffmanN
Genre: Modern fantasy.
Setting: Spores Ferry, Oregon, which seems to be based on an actual ferry, though not an actual town.
Reason for Reading: I really like this author and try to keep an eye out for her new books.
Finished In: Days
Copyright Date: 2010
Cover: A young androgynous figure looks at a glowing shape in her hand. There are stars behind her.
First line: "It was Maya's second week in the new house."
Best part: The descriptions of art in the book - sketches and music.
Worst part: The sinking feeling that the main character was getting herself into a lot of trouble.
Imaginary Theme Song: I'll Fly Away
Recommended for: Fans of YA fantasy, people curious about YA fantasy.
Related Reads: A Red Heart of Memories by the same other. Saffy's Angel by Hilary Mackay.