So psyched to be touring Susan Jane Bigelow’s new release – The Demon Girl’s Song! As you may well know, Electively Paige is a HUGE supporter of diverse fiction, especially in YA fiction. This YA fantasy novel is that and more, read below to learn more about the book and see my thoughts. Don’t forget to enter the awesome giveaway!
She wanted adventure. She got a demon and a dying world.
More than anything, Andín dal Rovi wants to escape her small town life, helping her father in the store, watching her younger brother prepare to take the place at University she’d longed for.
Instead of escape, she gets a thousand-year-old demon stuck in her head, and she loses everything – her home, her family and her country.
In the quest to regain her identity, she finds herself racing against time to uncover the secrets of her world – and save it from utter annihilation.
From almost the beginning I found this book to be deeply gripping and imaginative in nature. Our main character is a strong girl with big dreams. Yet, her life takes an interesting turn when a demon winds up in her head. Sounds like fun, no? Sarcasm at it’s finest there – Andín dal Rovi isn’t too fond of the notion, and soon finds herself racing to save the world before it’s too late. This book was just… all the things. The diverse cast of characters had me instantly, but one thing I loved was the fact that it was displayed not in an “oh, I’m a diverse book” type way – the character very much embraced who she was and it wasn’t made a big deal – like it should be, both in books and real, non-awesome-fantasy-world life.
If you’re looking for a pageturner that leaves you aching for more from the author, this read is ready and waiting to take you on a crazy wonderful rollercoaster ride. Truly one of the best YA fantasies I’ve read this year!
Dreaming Robot Press has put together an amazing giveaway to celebrate the release of both this book and A Witch’s Kitchen. Check it out here!