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The Mirror Season

4.40  ·  Rating details ·  10 ratings  ·  31 reviews
"An unforgettable story of trauma and healing, told in achingly beautiful prose with great tenderness and care." —#1 New York Times-bestselling author Karen M. McManus

When two teens discover that they were both sexually assaulted at the same party, they develop a cautious friendship through her family’s possibly-magical pastelería, his secret forest of otherworldly trees,
Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: March 16th 2021 by Feiwel Friends
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anna marie and their stories mean... everything to me. but when a little bird told me this might have HAS pan rep? no no, this book is going to be life changing, i just know it.

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may ➹
Sep 11, 2020 marked it as to-read
if you haven’t read a single book from Anna-Marie McLemore, you’re missing out on one of the best, most gorgeous voices in YA <3 ...more
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
Anna-Marie McLemore is gonna wreck my shit and I'm so here for it.
Nenia ✨️ Socially Awkward Trash Panda ✨️ Campbell
The Snow Queen is one of my favorite fairytales, so I am VERY excited.
Oct 04, 2020 is currently reading it
this is already doing so much & the pastelería is perfect <3


Buddy read with Melanie
Tabi⁷ (ᕗツ)ᕗ
Jan 10, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: edelweiss, netgalley

oh don't mind me I'm just strapping on my red shoes so I can dance in forever joy over another book by this wonderful author

also it's a retelling/inspired-by of one of my top fav stories, The Snow Queen??? I SEE YOU TITLE REFERENCE I SEE YOU AND LOVE YOU SO MUCH
rhi ✰
Aug 25, 2020 marked it as to-read
i need this book in my hands RIGHT now or i might combust
Eva B.
Mar 09, 2020 marked it as to-read
Oooh, this sounds fascinating! I was in The Snow Queen a year or so ago, so it'll be interesting to see how the retelling aspects are woven in!
Sep 23, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: latinx-tbr, qpoc-mc, 2021
this cover is giving me life !!!!! me needs
Sep 08, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2021-releases
look at this cover! ✨
Cody Roecker
Sep 07, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I needed this book more than I've ever needed any book in my life - and I'm not exaggerating in the slightest.

I'm going to write a whole post on how much this book means to me soon.
Dec 04, 2019 marked it as maybe-to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fairy-tales
Gah, originally I added this book as "to-read" on Dec 04, 2019; that was because the statement I saw indicated it to be a retelling of the Snow Queen. To be fair, base on the updated blurb, it probably still could be, just that the now more concrete plot description does not seem to be something I'd like to read. It's a bummer since I'm suddenly getting likes for the original pre-review below. I'm temporarily reshelving this book as "maybe-to-read," but in all honesty, the blurb felt mor
Amanda ☕ Steeping Stories ☕
This is two years away, but I am so ready for it.
Sapphic Shelves
Dec 19, 2019 marked it as to-read
Is this going to hurt in the best way possible?

Sep 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: a-r-c
*I was given an ARC of this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review*

The Mirror Season by Anne-Marie Mclemore is a story about two teens finding out that they were both sexually assaulted at the same party and slowly the two began to develop a friendship filled with trees, pastries, and magical shards of glass.

Immediately, I knew that this book would most likely be both incredibly beautiful and horribly tragic. I’ve become familiar with Mclemore’s writings over the years and know
Autumn Byrd
This sounds amazing and 2021 can't get here soon enough!

Megan Manzano
Sep 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
There are not enough words to describe how beautiful, emotional, and powerful this book is.

I am never not blown away by Anna-Marie's books and how their prose is able to pull me in and touch on incredibly important topics and identities.

Come prepared with tissues for this one.
Ellie M
Sep 11, 2020 marked it as to-read
I've never wanted to read a book so badly in my life...besides maybe Miss Meteor. ...more
Starr ❇✌❇
I honestly cannot overstate how hype I am about this book
Apr 20, 2020 marked it as to-read
Anna-Marie McLemore is going to wreck us all with this The Snow Queen retelling. I know it and I’m here for it.
Sep 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The Mirror Season is told by Cristales, or Ciela as she is also called. Ciela and Lock were both hurt on the same summer night at the same party. Ciela didn't know Lock before that night, and she isn't sure what happened to him, but she knows he was hurt and she had to help him. The rest of the summer she tried to make her life as normal as possible, but that becomes impossible when school starts and she sees Lock again. We as readers don't really know what happened that night, because Ciela is ...more
Apr 16, 2020 marked it as to-read
I'm so ready for this book. Just finished Dark and Deepest Red and love it!!!!!
Holly Hughes
Apr 16, 2020 marked it as to-read
OHHHHH MY GOD H E L L O. Give me everything Anna-Marie McLemore writes. All of it.
colette ♡ (sʜᴇ/ʜᴇʀ)
God dammit I gotta have this book!
Ayten Shehata
Sep 04, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: to-be-published
Adding this to my TBR list solely because of the cover
Sep 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I am so ready for this book to break me.When I saw the cover tears came out of my eyes and reading the synopsis-🥺😭Man even the title is beautiful!!✨✨
Sep 09, 2020 marked it as most-anticipated-2021
i need this book in my hands NOW
Sep 21, 2020 marked it as to-read
one of my fav authors publishing a book on my bday??? obvi I have to read it immediately 💜💜💜
Damaris M
Oct 02, 2020 marked it as to-read
I didn't know this was a thing but I'm already, literally, crying about it.
Oct 12, 2020 marked it as to-read
This cover is so pretty 😍
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Anna-Marie McLemore was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains and taught by their family to hear la llorona in the Santa Ana winds. They are the author of THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS, a finalist for the 2016 William C. Morris Debut Award; 2017 Stonewall Honor Book WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS, which was longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People’s Literature; WILD BEAUTY, a Kirkus Be ...more

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