House of Yesterday
A magic-infused contemporary young adult novel about an Afghan-Uzbek immigrant family's secrets and the teen girl who comes face to face with the literal ghosts of their past.
Publisher: Macmillan / FSG BYR
Publication Date: November 29, 2022
"A suspenseful, artfully written paranormal drama exploring the ghosts of intergenerational trauma." ―Kirkus
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Deeba Zargarpur is an Afghan-Uzbek American. She credits her love of literature across various languages to her immigrant parents, whose eerie tales haunted her well into the night. If given the choice, Deeba would spend her days getting lost in spooky towns with nothing but a notebook and eye for adventure to guide her. Her debut YA novel, The Song We Lost, releases from FSG BYR in Fall 2022.
Tags: YA, Contemporary, Magical Realism, Speculative Fiction/SFF, BIPOC