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Lobizona

(2020)
(The first book in the Wolves of No World series)
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"Garber’s gorgeous novel combines the wonder of a Hogwarts-style magic school with the Twilight-esque dynamics of a hidden magical species that has strict rules about interacting with the human world." - BOOKLIST (Starred Review)

Some people ARE illegal.

Lobizonas do NOT exist.

Both of these statements are false.

Manuela Azul has been crammed into an existence that feels too small for her. As an undocumented immigrant who's on the run from her father's Argentine crime-family, Manu is confined to a small apartment and a small life in Miami, Florida.

Until Manu's protective bubble is shattered.

Her surrogate grandmother is attacked, lifelong lies are exposed, and her mother is arrested by ICE. Without a home, without answers, and finally without shackles, Manu investigates the only clue she has about her past—a mysterious "Z" emblem—which leads her to a secret world buried within our own. A world connected to her dead father and his criminal past. A world straight out of Argentine folklore, where the seventh consecutive daughter is born a bruja and the seventh consecutive son is a lobizón, a werewolf. A world where her unusual eyes allow her to belong.

As Manu uncovers her own story and traces her real heritage all the way back to a cursed city in Argentina, she learns it's not just her U.S. residency that's illegal. . . .it’s her entire existence.

“With vivid characters that take on a life of their own, beautiful details that peel back the curtain on Romina's Argentinian heritage, and cutting prose Romina Garber crafts a timely tale of identity and adventure.”–Tomi Adeyemi New York Times bestselling author of Children of Blood and Bone

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Praise for this book

"With vivid characters that take on a life of their own, beautiful details that peel back the curtain on Romina's Argentinian heritage, and cutting prose that shines a light on the difficulties of being the ‘other’ in America today, Romina Garber crafts a timely tale of identity and adventure that every teenager should read." - Tomi Adeyemi

"Romina Garber has created an enthralling young adult fantasy led by an unforgettable Latinx character Manu. In Manu we find a young girl who not only must contend with the injustice of being undocumented she also discovers a hidden world that may explain her very existence. I fell in love with this world where wolves, witches and magic thrives, all in a rich Latinx setting! Lobizona will surely place Garber alongside the Harry Potters of the world." - Lilliam Rivera


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Used availability for Romina Garber's Lobizona

Hardback Editions

May 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World, 1)
Author(s): Romina Garber
ISBN: 1-250-23912-5 / 978-1-250-23912-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

August 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World, 1)
Author(s): Romina Garber
ISBN: 1-250-23913-3 / 978-1-250-23913-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Lobizona: A Novel: Wolves of No World, Book 1
Author(s): Romina Garber
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon   


August 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Lobizona: A Novel: Wolves of No World, Book 1
Author(s): Romina Garber
Publisher: Macmillan Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Lobizona: A Novel (Wolves of No World Book 1)
Author(s): Romina Garber
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA