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Love Blooms

Anna-Marie McLemore’s latest novel, Wild Beauty, is another magical-realism-story-featuring-beautiful-diversity-and-LGBTQ+-characters home run.

Love Blooms

BOOK REPORT for Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

Cover Story: How Does Your Garden Grow
BFF Charm: Sixth Wheel
Swoonworthy Scale: 7
Talky Talk: Magical
Bonus Factors: LGBTQ+, Latinx Culture
Relationship Status: Forever and Ever

The worlds Anna-Marie McLemore creates for her novels—the lush and dreamlike sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of them—make our world seem so, so beige.

Check out my full review of her latest, Wild Beauty, at our series on Kirkus.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.