Young Adult Fiction addresses many of the most urgent, and entertaining, matters in the collective consciousness. Join three of the most exciting YA novelists writing today,
as they discuss their new novels, and the ways in which YA can change perspectives and influence the young people of today. Caroline O’Donoghue’s Every Gift a Curse, the final book in the acclaimed, dark fantasy trilogy All Our Hidden Gifts, follows Maeve in her final
attempt to defeat the Housekeeper and save her hometown, in a magical
adventure filled with tarot, romance, parallel dimensions, and an evil far-right group who threaten everything.
Catfish Rolling, Clara Kiyoko Kumagai’s debut novel blends magical-realism with Japanese myth and legend, in a story about Sora, a teenage girl, whose quest to rescue her mother in
the aftermath of an earthquake, leads her to places unknown, where time distorts and the unhuman exists.  Adiba Jaigirdar’s upcoming novel, The Dos and Donuts of Love, is a funny,
contemporary romance that follows Shireen Malik, as she participates in a reality-TV baking show. Shireen is willing to give it all to win and help her parents’ donut shop get noticed, even
if it means competing against her ex-girlfriend, Chris

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