I thought it could be fun or helpful to go over how I go about putting tabs in my books! I definitely do not do this to every book, in fact, I don't do it often at all, but it helps me out when I'm read a dense sci-fi or fantasy book.
It has been thirty years since the gods of the Myriad have been dead, but remains of their enormous bodies are still washing up from the Undersea. When Hark discovers the heart of one of these dead gods with the power to heal, he saves his best friend Jelt, but the heart doesn't leave him unchanged.
Meredith and Nina have never had a close relationship with their mother, believing that she hates them, but when their father, the glue of their family, falls ill, they have to actually connect with their mother. They draw out the Russian fairy tale that their mother used to tell them when they were kids, and soon they discover that their mother has been keeping many secrets from them and those secrets will change the way they see their mother.
Harley has dreamed of joining the circus as trapeze artist, but her parents, who own a circus, want her to go to college because they think she will be limiting herself if she commits to her dream. Tired of having them ignore her feelings, she runs away to join a rival circus. However, the price of her entry into this new troupe is betraying her family. When things don't go as she excepts, she has to face her dreams and the people she hurt.
Amani Al-Hiza is stuck in the dead-end town where she's lived all her life. She is desperate to get away from the town who hates her and the family that resents her, so when a foreigner named Jin arrives, she sees him as the perfect way to escape. Using her skills with a gun, she and Jin flee, but encounter many strange and immortal creatures along the way.