Out on 04 August 2022

Cemetery Boys

Aiden Thomas

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04 August 2022
9781035008636
352 pages

Synopsis

An instant New York Times-besteller!

Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People's Literature.

A YALSA 2021 Best Fiction for Young Adults Top Ten pick


Yadriel has summoned a ghost, and now he can't get rid of him.

When his traditional Latinx family has problems accepting his true gender, Yadriel becomes determined to prove himself a real brujo. With the help of his cousin and best friend Maritza, he performs the ritual himself, and then sets out to find the ghost of his murdered cousin and set it free.

However, the ghost he summons is actually Julian Diaz, the school's resident bad boy, and Julian is not about to go quietly into death. He's determined to find out what happened and tie off some loose ends before he leaves. Left with no choice, Yadriel agrees to help Julian, so that they can both get what they want. But the longer Yadriel spends with Julian, the less he wants to let him leave.