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In a world hidden within ordinary London, twelve families have monstrous powers that they gain by stealing life from humans.

Sixteen-year-old Joan is half-monster, and has always yearned to be a hero. But when Nick, the boy she loves, turns out to be a legendary monster slayer, Joan must embrace her own monstrousness to stop him.

When Nick attacks the monsters of London, J
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Expected publication: February 1st 2022 by HarperTeen
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August 21, 2020: A half monster who who wants to be a hero? Rival families? A paranormal world hidden within London? FINE! I AM SOLD.
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In a world hidden within ordinary London, twelve families have monstrous powers that they gain by stealing life from humans. Sixteen-year-old Joan is half-monster, so when the boy she loves turns out to be a legendary monster slayer, she is forced on the run with the beautiful and ruthless heir to a monster family that hates Joan’s own. She must learn to embrace her own monstrousness to stop him.


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Oct 07, 2020 marked it as to-read
A girl who has to embrace her own monstrous powers to stop her ex-crush from killing all the monsters in London while being teamed up with another boy from a rival family, ALL WITH A MONSTER COURT POTENTIALLY HUNTING HER DOWN?!!

I'm sold. Where's the cover?
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"...Joan must embrace her own monstrousness to stop him."

Ahhh, I LOVE the sound of this!
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Vanessa Len writes YA fantasy about morally ambiguous heroes and monsters, and enemies who are maybe in love. She is a graduate of the Clarion Writers’ Workshop, and she lives in Melbourne, Australia. Her debut novel, ONLY A MONSTER, will be published on February 1st 2022.

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