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Wild Beauty

(2017)
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"No one does magical realism quite like McLemore, and this third novel, laced with slow-burning suspense, folklore, romance, and spun together with exquisite, luxuriant prose, proves it.,,, Sheer magic: fierce, bright, and blazing with possibility."— Booklist (starred)

Love grows such strange things.

Anna-Marie McLemore's debut novel The Weight of Feathers garnered fabulous reviews and was a finalist for the prestigious YALSA Morris Award, and her second novel, When the Moon was Ours, was longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Young People's Literature. Now, in Wild Beauty, McLemore introduces a spellbinding setting and two characters who are drawn together by fate—and pulled apart by reality.

For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. But then, after generations of vanishings, a strange boy appears in the gardens.

The boy is a mystery to Estrella, the Nomeolvides girl who finds him, and to her family, but he’s even more a mystery to himself; he knows nothing more about who he is or where he came from than his first name. As Estrella tries to help Fel piece together his unknown past, La Pradera leads them to secrets as dangerous as they are magical in this stunning exploration of love, loss, and family.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Hardback Editions

October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wild Beauty
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
ISBN: 1-250-17374-4 / 978-1-250-17374-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
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October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Wild Beauty: A Novel
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
ISBN: 1-250-12455-7 / 978-1-250-12455-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Wild Beauty: A Novel
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
ISBN: 1-250-18073-2 / 978-1-250-18073-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
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Audio Editions

September 2018 : MP3 CD
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Title: Wild Beauty
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
ISBN: 1-72134-012-2 / 978-1-72134-012-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance audio
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July 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Wild Beauty
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Publisher: Audible Studios
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July 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Wild Beauty
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
Publisher: Audible Studios
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July 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Wild Beauty
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
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Kindle Editions

October 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Wild Beauty: A Novel
Author(s): Anna-Marie McLemore
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA