Books by Marie Manilla

THE PATRON SAINT OF UGLY by Marie Manilla
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 17, 2014

"Manilla's compulsive embellishment can be wearying, and her ending verges on treacle, which is surprising after what has been at heart a cleareyed, touching fable of a girl learning the hard truths about herself and others."
Mermaids, maps, amulets and machismo all figure in this tall, busy tale about a girl's coming-of-age amid plain and improbable family lore. Read full book review >