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Set in an uncanny dystopian future, this speculative fiction debut by Finnish author Emmi Itäranta became an instant YA classic upon its publication in 2014. It tells the story of seventeen-year-old Noria Kaitio, who is learning to become a tea master in the new Scandinavian Union. After her father’s death, Noria is thrown into an adventure that will force her to choose between personal safety and the fate of her community.

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