A (scarily brilliant and clever and by my standards even more amazing-coordinated!) friend of a friend has her first book, Luminous, coming out on June 30th. We’re getting close! Here’s her official site with further info as well as fun meanderings and artwork.
When sixteen-year old Consuela discovers that she can remove her skin, revealing a lustrous mother-of-pearl skeleton, she slips into a parallel world known as the Flow; a place inhabited by archetypical teens with extraordinary abilities. Crafting skins out of anything – air, water, feathers, fire – she is compelled to save ordinary people from dying before their time. Yet now someone is murdering her new friends, one by one, and Consuela finds herself the focus of an intricate plot to end the Flow forever when all she really wants is to get back home, alive.
If you talk to her, ask her about clothespin dolls. She also makes a mean ray gun. (Really!) I love creative, crafty people!