Makiia Lucier’s (MLIS ’07) Young Adult Fantasy Earns Critical Acclaim

Makiia Lucier earned significant critical acclaim for her recent book “Isle of Blood and Stone.” In the book, old wounds are reopened when a mysterious map surfaces, sending a royal cartographer on a dangerous quest. It was named a “Best Fiction for YAs” pick by the American Library Association, a Booklist Top 10 Crime Fiction for Youth, and a Tor Best YA Fantasy. A companion, “Song of the Abyss,” will be published August 2019.