The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson
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The Summer Prince Summary
The lush city of Palmares Tres shimmers with tech and tradition, with screaming gossip casters and practiced politicians. In the midst of this vibrant metropolis, June Costa creates art that's sure to make her legendary. But her dreams of fame become something more when she meets Enki, the bold new Summer King. The whole city falls in love with him (including June's best friend, Gil). But June sees more to Enki than amber eyes and a lethal samba. She sees a fellow artist.
The Summer Prince Reviews
"Starred Review. With its complicated history, founding myth, and political structure, Palmares Três is compelling, as is the triple bond between June, Enki, and Gil as they challenge their world's injustices." - Publishers Weekly
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Alaya Dawn Johnson's short story "Love Will Tear Us Apart" was included in the Zombies Vs. Unicorns anthology (Margaret K. McElderry, 2010), edited by Justine Larbalestier and Holly Black. The Summer Prince is her first young adult novel. She lives in New York City.
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