Tahereh Mafi is the #1 New York Times bestselling, #1 international bestselling, and National Book Award-nominated author of over a dozen novels. The second installment in her new fantasy series, These Infinite Threads, is on shelves now. (She promises to update her website soon! Until then, most book news can be found on instagram.)

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