Namina Forna's YA novel centers on Deka, a teenager whose golden blood marks her as an immortal warrior. Torn away from everyone she's ever known, Deka finds herself in a strange new world that she just might be able to call home, in The Gilded Ones.
After she refused to use her powers to help Odin, Angrboda lost her ability to divine the future, but found purpose in the family she created with Loki. Now, her powers are returning, and the ice-giant witch must decide what path her life will take.
Originally published in New Zealand in 2019, The Absolute Book comes to U.S. shores this week. When a police inquiry drags her back into an old family tragedy, Taryn finds herself working as a part of something much more grand than she ever imagined in this magical novel.
In Cate Quinn's Black Widows, the three wives of a polygamist find themselves under intense scrutiny when their husband fails to return from a fishing trip. None of them can trust her sister-wives, because all of them are suspect, in this tense thriller.