After going on an epic journey to sew dresses out of the celestial bodies, Maia Tamarin returns to a kingdom on the edge of war. What’s worse is that she’s lost the boy she loves and is forced to pretend to be the emperor’s fiancé to try and keep the peace. As the war rages around her, Maia struggles to control the darkness rising within her. Ever since touching the demon Bandur, she’s been unable to control her magic, her body, and her mind. If she’s not careful, she could lose herself completely. Your teens will devour this story of magic, mystery, and a forbidden romance. Ages 12 and up. 368pp.