WHEN MY HEART WAS WICKED.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Scholastic, (2015) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Sacramento author's first novel, a coming of age story with a bit of magic in it - " 'I used to be one of those girls. The kind who loved to deliver bad news. When I colored my hair, I imagined it seeping into my scalp, black dye pooling into my veins. But that was the old Lacy. Now, when I cast spells, they are always for good.' 16-year-old Lacy believes that magic and science can work side by side. She s a botanist who knows how to harness the healing power of plants. So when her father dies, Lacy tries to stay with her step-mother in Chico, where her magic is good and healing. She fears the darkness that her real mother, Cheyenne, brings out, stripping away everything that is light and kind. Yet Cheyenne never stays away for long. ... She forces Lacy to accompany her to Sacramento, and before long, the old Lacy starts to resurface." SIGNED by the author on the title page with the word "Love." 184 pp. ISBN: 9780545695732.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)