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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  9 ratings  ·  9 reviews
Tavia is already at odds with the world, forced to keep her siren identity under wraps in a society that wants to keep her kind under lock and key. Nevermind she's also stuck in Portland, Oregon, a city with only a handful of black folk and even fewer of those with magical powers. At least she has her bestie Effie by her side as they tackle high school drama, family secret ...more
Hardcover, 288 pages
Expected publication: June 2nd 2020 by Tor Teen
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Mar 10, 2018 marked it as to-read
why does this sound SO GOOD
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Apr 14, 2018 marked it as releases-2020
this is a contemporary fantasy about misogynoir, and though I'd like to know more, I recently read a book by this author, MEM, and loved it so much. I am totally excited to see more. 
Heidi Heilig
Mar 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A rich, intricate dive into mythology, misogynoir, and the way the world makes black girls out to be monsters. Like the siren's song, A SONG BELOW WATER is irresistibly compelling.
London Shah
Mar 08, 2018 marked it as to-read
I'm really, really excited for this story, and cannot waitttt to read!!!
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Recently, Bethany's YA debut was announced. The first in a two-book deal with Tor Teen, A SONG BELOW WATER is a contemporary fantasy set in Porland, Oregon, about play-sisters, Tavia and Effie, who both have (and struggle to contain) a supernatural identity in a world where magical Black girls are feared.

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