Miri Castor

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Miri Castor is the author of Opal Charm: The Path to Dawn. She spent many recesses in middle school writing fantasy stories, with Opal Charm being one of many. She has written for Black Girl Magic Literary Magazine and was featured as a Spotlight New Author in 2016.
Now attending a university on the East Coast, she studies biochemistry and will receive her B.S. in 2016. She enjoys playing video games, attending music concerts, and strolling through the City.

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I've finally gotten back into reading books! I've been on a roll since Feb and I don't plan to stop, not even for school (jk, I have to during midterms). I'm gonna read more YA/general spec fiction books from self-published authors for a bit.
It's so refreshing since all I've read for past few months was my own book. I can't touch The Path to Dawn for a while, so I'll be reading everything but... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: The beginning of Opal Charm: The Path to Dawn. Opal wakes up to her first day of junior high, unknowingly waking up to a life that will change her forever.
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Fuck, I'm still crying. I'll add to this later.

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All I'll say was this. I predicted the endgame of this series pretty accurately and it still got me caught up in a ball of emotions and feelings. That final chapter with Nassun an
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Fuck, I'm still crying. I'll add to this later.

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