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Mayra Calvani

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San Juan, Puerto Rico




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Mayra Calvani writes fiction and nonfiction for children and adults and has authored over a dozen books, some of which have won awards. Her stories, reviews, interviews and articles have appeared on numerous publications such as The Writer, Writer’s Journal, Multicultural Review, and Bloomsbury Review, among many others. When she’s not writing, reading, editing or reviewing, she enjoys walking her dog, traveling, and spending time with her family.

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Published on May 02, 2019 04:14 Tags: crime, murder, mystery, suspense
Average rating: 3.92 · 421 ratings · 223 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Slippery Art of Book Re...

3.49 avg rating — 150 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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The Luthier's Apprentice (V...

3.83 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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Mama Graciela's Secret

4.48 avg rating — 23 ratings2 editions
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The Magic Violin

4.14 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Frederico, the Mouse Violinist

4.38 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2010 — 2 editions
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Dark Lullaby

4.40 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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A Bad Mad Sad Day for Mama ...

4.56 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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The Water Cycle

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2012
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Embraced by the Shadows

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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The Doll Violinist

4.45 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Daughter of the Sun by Zoe Kalo
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Daughter of the Sun is the first book in the young adult Cult of the Cat series by Zoe Kalo. Daughter of the Sun is a young adult mythology based on ancient Egyptian my..." Read more of this review »
Daughter of the Sun by Zoe Kalo
" I decided to try this YA indie fantasy because I love cats and I'm interested in the Egyptian cat goddess, Bast. So I received a review copy from Book R3vi3w Tours.

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Daughter of the Sun was quite unique. There is a lot of Egyptian mythology and cats, which I enjoyed a lot. The history was wonderfully woven through the story and didn’t..." Read more of this review »
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"A cute cat Girl, Trinity, orphan with a mysterious family legacy.

A cold Aunt, Dr. Bithiah Nassri, even with her own daughter.

In a very rich urban fantasy full of myths, twists, and a lot of Cats.

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