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An unforgettable fantasy debut inspired by West African mythology, this is Children of Blood and Bone meets The Little Mermaid, in which a mermaid takes on the gods themselves.

A way to survive.
A way to serve.
A way to save.

Simi prayed to the gods, once. Now she serves them as Mami Wata--a mermaid--collecting the souls of those who die at sea and blessing their journeys back
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Expected publication: November 9th 2021 by Random House Books for Young Readers
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♠ Tabi⁷ ♠
this sounds and looks absolutely FABULOUS when can I hoard it
Allison (SPELLBOUND READER)
the cover! the synopsis! Someone give me a copy of this book asap!
Simant Verma
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February 25, 2021: Just saw this cover and I'm DED!! 😍 ...more
Erin Pradeep
me: *sees this damn pretty cover*
*starts playing "into you" by Ariana Grande*
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yeah, i'm so into you
i can't barely breathe
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forever sobbing at this cover!
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that cover? that synopsis? mermaids? sign me uppppp!!!!!
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Do I want to read a Black Little Mermaid with Percy Jackson vibes and the most gorgeous cover? Yes. Yes, I 1000% do.
Lauren Sparks
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I ABSOLUTELY MUST have a copy of this book! I would sell body parts for it! As someone who is Mermaid and Black Girl Magic OBSESSED this is my Mecca, My Heaven on Earth <3
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Natasha Bowen is a writer, a teacher, and a mother of three children. She is of Nigerian and Welsh descent and lives in Cambridge, England, where she grew up. Natasha studied English and creative writing at Bath Spa University before moving to East London, where she taught for nearly ten years. Her debut book was inspired by her passion for mermaids and African history. She is obsessed with Japane ...more

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