Flora's Dare: Book summary and reviews of Flora's Dare by Ysabeau S. Wilce

Flora's Dare

How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa from a Shaky Doom (Despite Being Confined to Her Room)

by Ysabeau S. Wilce

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Flora Fyrdraaca wants nothing more than to be a ranger, and for that she must master the magickal—and dangerous—language of Gramatica. But before she can find the ideal teacher, her aspirations are put to the test. Would a true ranger be intimidated by a tentacle that reaches for her from the depths of a toilet? Be daunted by her best friend’s transformation into a notorious outlaw, thanks to a pair of sparkly stolen boots? Be cowed by the revelation that only she can rescue the city of Califa from the violent earthquakes that threaten its survival?

Never. Saving her city and her best friend are the least a Girl of Spirit can do—yet what Flora doesn't expect are the life-altering revelations she learns about her family and herself.

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"Starred Review. This fresh and funky setting is rich with glorious costumes, innovative language and tantalizing glimpses of history." - Kirkus Reviews. Ages 12-15.

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Ysabeau S Wilce is a remarkable new voice in fantasy. In addition to Flora Segunda, her debut novel, she has written acclaimed short stories for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction and Asimov’s Science Fiction. She lives in Chicago, Illinois.

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