This Poison Heart

This Poison Heart Details

Darkness blooms in bestselling author Kalynn Bayron's new contemporary fantasy about a girl with a unique and deadly power.

Briseis has a gift: she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms with a single touch.

When Briseis's aunt dies and wills her a dilapidated estate in rural New York, Bri and her parents decide to leave Brooklyn behind for the summer. Hopefully there, surrounded by plants and flowers, Bri will finally learn to control her gift. But their new home is sinister in ways they could never have imagined--it comes with a specific set of instructions, an old-school apothecary, and a walled garden filled with the deadliest botanicals in the world that can only be entered by those who share Bri's unique family lineage.

When strangers begin to arrive on their doorstep, asking for tinctures and elixirs, Bri learns she has a surprising talent for creating them. One of the visitors is Marie, a mysterious young woman who Bri befriends, only to find that Marie is keeping dark secrets about the history of the estate and its surrounding community. There is more to Bri's sudden inheritance than she could have imagined, and she is determined to uncover it . . . until a nefarious group comes after her in search of a rare and dangerous immortality elixir. Up against a centuries-old curse and the deadliest plant on earth, Bri must harness her gift to protect herself and her family.

From the bestselling author of Cinderella Is Dead comes another inspiring and deeply compelling story about a young woman with the power to conquer the dark forces descending around her.

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Title:This Poison Heart
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    This Poison Heart Reviews

  • Hailey (Hailey in Bookland)

    I liked this one but I didn’t love it unfortunately. I think after having such a good time with Cinderella is Dead my expectations were a bit too high. It was a really unique urban fantasy with the ...

  • Nenia ? I yeet my books back and forth ? Campbell

    Instagram || Twitter || Facebook || Amazon || PinterestGorgeous cover aside, I'm going to need everyone who enjoyed Tracy Deonn's LEGENDBORN to add this to their TBRs a.s.a.p., because this book do...

  • Robin

    ↠ 4.5 starsEver since Briseis was a young girl the plants around her have bowed to her touch, even those with the potential to harm. It's a strange affinity she cannot even begin to understand, havi...

  • human

    the math is simple, and the math does not lie: gorgeous cover + ownvoices fantasy retelling = me screaming over why this book feels so far away while aggressively clicking the want to read button ...

  • myo (myonna reads)

    i feel like the author was trying to put too many black culture things in the book to make it and bri seem more relatable but it got really annoying at certain points because sometimes characters woul...

  • afternoonsunjeans

    PLANT MAGIC AND FAMILY SECRETS AND A MYSTERIOUS YOUNG WOMAN SIGN ME UPalso, that cover. my my. clutches fist in cottage core lesbian....

  • literarylesbian

    (3 stars)This book had enormous potential, but I feel like much of the plot missed the mark. I really enjoyed the characters, but the plot left something to be desired.My biggest issue regarding the p...

  • ?Pelumi? (On major hiatus)

    This woman writes the best books with the best covers, you can't change my mind ...

  • rachel ?

    look at this cover and cry with me, it's so beautiful Blog • Trigger Warning Database • Twitter • Instagram...

  • Ashley

    Star Rating: —> 5 StarsHOLY SH*T THIS WAS SO GOOD!The fun mix of retellings coming together and all of the greek mythology and the queer rep omfg omfg OMFGGGG this book is a DREAM! Literally recomme...