Only a Monster:
Mind-bending, heart wrenching, and unputdownable! Don’t feel bad if this book tricks you into rooting for the monster instead of the hero. Vanessa Len has written a masterful debut novel – I loved the time-travel, the star crossed romance, and the monsters ― Stephanie Garber, Sunday Times bestselling author of the Caraval series and Once Upon a Broken Heart
Darkly delicious fun. If you’ve been looking for your newest YA urban fantasy obsession – you’ve found it
― Natasha Ngan, New York Times bestselling author of Girls of Paper and Fire
What a fantastic, immersive read – I couldn’t stop turning the page! An exciting, original and complex fantasy about monsters, heroes, and all the people in between ― Naomi Novik, New York Times bestselling author of Uprooted and A Deadly Education
Vanessa Len’s Only a Monster is captivating and unique and – dare I say it – utterly monstrous (in the best possible way). This engrossing debut will have YA readers longing to steal time just so they can devour the pages over and over again!
― Lynette Noni, author of The Prison Healer
Vanessa Len’s world of monsters and heroes is like nothing I’ve ever read, utterly fresh and unique ― C.S. Pacat, USA Today bestselling author
With a pace that will leave you breathless, Only a Monster introduces a captivating new voice in fantasy with a dynamic story that blurs the lines between hero and monster ― Hafsah Faizal, New York Times bestselling author of We Hunt the Flame
An absolute page-turner. Only a Monster paints another vivid world inside the one we know, and uses a deft hand to bring it utterly alive. Vanessa Len blurs the age-old lines between good or evil, hero or monster, in the most captivating way ― Chloe Gong, New York Times bestselling author of These Violent Delights
A fabulous start to a phenomenal new series that reminded me of why I first fell in love with YA. Fast-paced and full of clever, monstrous characters you can’t help but root for, Only A Monster is a book that should be on everyone’s TBR. I’m already dying to get my hands on the sequel to find out what happens next! ― Adalyn Grace, New York Times bestselling author of All the Stars and Teeth
Only A Monster is a wonderfully clever and intriguing take on the classic tale of hero versus monster. Vanessa Len has crafted a rich and immersive world filled with unique magic, thrilling action, and a heart-wrenching star-crossed romance. A marvellous and twisty debut that will pull you in right from the start! ― June CL Tan, author of Jade Fire Gold
Exquisitely crafted, this riveting read opens up a multitude of dimensions and turns the notion of heroes and monsters on its head. Vanessa Len has woven a spellbinding tale laced with mystery, magic, humor, and heartbreak ― Cindy Lin, author of The Twelve
Only a monster . . . can kill a hero. When the boy she loves turns out to be a legendary monster-slayer, sixteen-year-old Joan must embrace her own monstrousness to stop him, or risk losing her family forever.