All the Crooked Saints
By: Maggie Stiefvater
Expected Publication: October 10th 2017 by Scholastic Press
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Historical Fiction
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Goodreads description--From bestselling author Maggie Stiefvater, a gripping tale of darkness, miracles, and family!
Saints. Miracles. Family. Romance. Death. Redemption.
The book takes place in the 1960s in Bicho Raro, Colorado and follows the lives of three members of the Soria family—each of whom is searching for their own miracle. There’s Beatriz, who appears to lack feelings but wants to study her mind; Daniel, the “Saint” of Bicho Raro, a miracle worker for everyone but himself; and Joaquin (a.k.a. Diablo Diablo), who runs a pirate radio station at night.
"The Soria family are saints as well, and the miracle they perform for pilgrims to Bicho Raro is as strange as most miracles are: They can make the darkness inside you visible. Once the pilgrims see their inner darkness face to face, it’s up to them to perform another miracle on themselves: banishing the darkness for good. It can be a tricky business to vanquish your inner demons, even once you know what they are, but the Sorias are forbidden to help with this part. They’ve all been told that if a Soria interferes with the second miracle, it will bring out their own darkness, and a saint’s darkness, so the story goes, is a most potent and dangerous thing." - Maggie Stiefvater, EW interview.
Maggie Stiefvater is one of those authors that I've just got to check out what she's written. That's not to say that I'll always read every book by her, but I at least want to know more. This one sounds interesting and different. What are you guys waiting on this week? Let me know!