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Daughters of Light 1
Finding Jade
Daughters of Light
By (author): Mary Jennifer Payne
9781459735002 Paperback, Trade English Young Adult : Age (years) from 12 - 15, Reading age from 12 - 15 YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fantasy / Contemporary Toronto Dec 17, 2016
$12.99 CAD
Active 5 x 8 x 0.55 in 216 pages Dundurn
The year is 2030, and climate change is making life on Earth more challenging. Fourteen-year-old Jasmine Guzman is struggling to come to terms with the abduction of her twin sister, Jade, and her mother’s illness. Things go from bad to worse when a series of bizarre occurrences make Jasmine wonder if she’s losing her mind. But, with help from Raphael, a boy at her new school, Jasmine learns she actually has special powers that are putting her life in danger.

Most surprising, she learns that her sister isn’t actually missing … Jasmine just needs to look in the right place: The-Place-in-Between, where the demons dwell.

  • Not your average dystopia: Author used reputable climate-change studies to predict what life on Earth will be like in just fifteen years if more preventative efforts are not made
  • Combines a realistic setting with a meticulously developed fantasy world with its own rules: The-Place-In-Between
  • Protagonist is a young woman of colour struggling to cope in a devastated future
  • Combines mythologies and beliefs from a variety of cultures regarding angels and Armageddon, intertwined with African folklore surrounding the special nature of identical twins
  • Jasmine’s experiences at Beaconsfield, the school for Seers bring the grit of The Hunger Games’ Katniss Everdeen to the magical school setting of Hogwarts

Mary Jennifer Payne’s writing has been published in journals, anthologies, and magazines in Canada and abroad. She is the author of several YA graphic novels and the YA novel Since You’ve Been Gone. She teaches special education with the Toronto District School Board and lives in Toronto.

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Author Website: maryjenniferpayne.com
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An inventive read with thought-provoking themes. - Booklist

An intriguing sounding series. - CM: Canadian Review of Materials

Payne has combined a dystopian setting with the fantasy elements of angels and demons and supernatural powers. - Resource Links

This may interest teens enough to hope for more information in upcoming installments. - VOYA

An intriguing start to a series. - Literary Treats

A touch of forbidden romance, a few Alice in Wonderland references, and a twist of heavenly proportions have left me glad that this is the first of what will be a series. - Canadian Children's Book News

“True page-turning appeal.” - Quill & Quire

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