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Life and Death

(Leyendas #1)

4.20  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  2 reviews
When Natalia’s younger brother disappears while on a visit to Mexico, Natalia is certain that La Llorona, the mythical Weeping Woman, has taken him. Her friend Miguel agrees to accompany her back to Mexico in the hopes that it will help him deal with the recent death of his grandfather. But as they embark on a journey to search for the creature that has taken Natalia’s bro ...more
Published October 24th 2017 by Snowy Wings Publishing
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callistanagirl
Dec 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
I won this book in a giveaway by the publisher, which I'm really grateful for.

First of all, I'd definitely classify this as a middle grade book (even though the main characters are 14? But they felt younger). I haven't read a lot of MG since I transitioned to YA years ago, but I've started finding my way back to MG occasionally, and I thought this was a great one!

Like I already mentioned, I felt like the main characters were younger than 14, and maybe that's partially because on the cover they d
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Simone
Nov 13, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
An entertaining, fairly dark fantasy story for 4th+, steeped in Mexican folklore. While I love the cover, I do wonder why the kids on the front look about 8 when they're supposed to be young teens. ...more
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Selenia Paz loves to write stories containing elements of mystery and of the supernatural. When not writing, she loves to read and run with her dogs. She received her Master of Library Science degree from Texas Woman’s University in 2010, and has been a librarian ever since. Her short story “Broken English” was the Honor winner of Lee & Low Publishing’s New Voices Award.

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