This "tender coming-of-age story" (Essence) follows Mariah Santos as she moves from an idyllic childhood of hot-plate food and blues on the radio in the company of her mother, to a stormy adolescence with her fierce, forbidding spinster aunts, to a slow, painful journey of self-discovery as she seeks out the father she never knew. A richly textured tale of sorrow, sensuality, and triumph, Soul Kiss marks the debut of an outstanding new literary voice.
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Playwright and short-story writer Youngblood's first novel, a moody, lyrical coming-of-age drama, wades through words usually left unspoken, naming the poetry of abandonment and poking at the taboo of ... Read full review