By Heidi Heilig
Heidi Heilig's debut teenager fable sweeps from modern day manhattan urban, to nineteenth-century Hawaii, to areas of fantasy and legend. Sixteen-year-old Nix has sailed around the globe and during centuries aboard her time-traveling father's send. but if he gambles along with her very life, all of it might be approximately to finish. The woman from Everywhere, the 1st of 2 books, blends fable, historical past, and a contemporary sensibility. Its witty, fast moving discussion, breathless experience, multicultural forged, and mesmerizing romance will dazzle readers of Sabaa Tahir, Rae Carson, and Rachel Hartman.
Nix's lifestyles started in Honolulu in 1868. seeing that then she has traveled to mythic Scandinavia, a land from the stories of One Thousand and One Nights, modern day big apple urban, and lots of extra areas either genuine and imagined. so long as he has a map, Nix's father can sail his send, The Temptation, to anywhere, any time. yet now he is exposed the only map he is continuously sought—1868 Honolulu, sooner than Nix's mom died in childbirth. Nix's life—her complete existence—is at stake. not anyone understands what is going to ensue if her father alterations the previous. it could possibly erase Nix's destiny, her goals, her adventures . . . her reference to the fascinating Persian thief, Kash, who is been a part of their group for 2 years. If Nix is helping her father reunite with the affection of his lifestyles, it is going to fee her her own.