The Weight of Our Sky

Recommended by Adibah Noor, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #6 in Malaysia

A music-loving teen with OCD does everything she can to find her way back to her mother during the historic race riots in 1969 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in this heart-pounding literary debut.

Melati Ahmad looks like your typical moviegoing, Beatles-obsessed sixteen-year-old. Unlike most other sixteen-year-olds though, Mel also believes that she harbors a djinn inside her, one who threatens her with horrific images of her mother’s death unless she adheres to an elaborate ritual of counting and tapping to keep him satisfied.

But there are things that Melati can't protect her...

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Adibah Noor finally finished reading this amazing book. my heart was racing from beginning to end. go get your copy now! you need to read this, like now!! especially now!!! (Source)

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