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Pet is here to hunt a monster.
Are you brave enough to look?

There are no more monsters anymore, or so the children in the city of Lucille are taught. With doting parents and a best friend named Redemption, Jam has grown up with this lesson all her life. But when she meets Pet, a creature made of horns and colours and claws, who emerges from one of her mother's paintings and
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Hardcover, 208 pages
Expected publication: September 10th 2019 by Make Me a World
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Tyler
Apr 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If I had to choose only one author to read for the rest of my life, it would be Akwaeke Emezi. This book is beautiful and brilliant, and I will carry Emezi’s words with me for a long, long time.
Sana
Feb 24, 2018 marked it as to-read-so-bad-it-hurts
So this is about 'finding monsters in a world that claims they don’t exist anymore'? Yessssss, please be awesome
Soup
Apr 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely excellent YA novel from Akwaeke Emezi! Young trans teenager Jam lives in Lucille, a city that has long since purged their community of "monsters." No one can imagine such creatures returning, so it's little surprise that Jam and her family are shocked when a painting of a beast comes to life and claims to have been summoned to Lucille to hunt a monster. Worse still, the beast claims the monster lucks within in the home of Jam's best friend, Redemption. Intriguing, intoxicating, and th ...more
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Monsters perforate our society today: obvious, evil, locking children in cages and letting people die from curable illnesses—but in the city of Lucille, the revolution has happened. Times have changed. The monsters are gone, and the world is safe. But monsters have this way of creeping back into the shadows. When a horned, winged beast climbs out of a painting and tells Jam that a monster has returned to Lucille, Jam doesn’t want to believe it—but that’s exactly what the monster wants, and Jam o ...more
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