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Finding Jade - Daughters of Light

Mary Jennifer Payne

Publisher: Dundurn

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Summary

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

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