The Shimmers in the Night
By Lydia Millet
(Big Mouth House, Hardcover, 9781931520782, 256pp.)
Publication Date: July 2012
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The world is becoming very strange for thirteen-year-old Cara who discovers that some wonderful creatures don't only exist in dreams.
Lydia Millet: Lydia Millet is the author of many novels for adult readers, including My Happy Life, which won the PEN-USA Award for Fiction in 2003, and Oh Pure and Radiant Heart, about the scientists who designed the first atomic bomb, which was shortlisted for the UK’s Arthur C. Clarke Prize. She has taught at Columbia University and the University of Arizona and now works as a writer and editor at an endangered-species protection group called the Center for Biological Diversity.