Praise for THIS POISON HEART

“A verdant read as rich as the greenery within it, This Poison Heart will wrap its vines around you and never let go.” ―Kayla Ancrum, author of THE WICKER KING

“Bayron takes an old story, turns it on its head, and makes it her own with a stunning display of pacing, character, and legacy.” ―#1 New York Times bestselling author E.K. Johnston

“Thrilling and magnetic, This Poison Heart pulses with true Black girl magic and endless mystery.” ―Julian Winters, award-winning author of RUNNING WITH LIONS

“Bayron weaves science and Greek mythology into a captivating lore that lends weight to this fantastical contemporary story. She conjures entertaining and realistic dialogue and attentive characterization, while incisive descriptions and sumptuous prose evoke a wonderfully gothic atmosphere.” ―Publishers Weekly, starred review

“This Poison Heart masterfully weaves a unique story grounded in the depths of Greek mythology and Black girlhood, ideal for lovers of folklore or those who enjoy the thrill of a well-paced and unanticipated adventure.” ―Booklist, starred review

“Bayron conjures a world filled with magic and mystery. Brings much-needed inclusivity and contemporary flavor to the teen fantasy genre.” ―Kirkus Reviews

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