All Of Us With Wings by Michelle Ruiz Keil
Seventeen-year-old Xochi is alone in San Francisco, running from her painful past: the mother who abandoned her, the man who betrayed her. Then one day, she meets Pallas, a precocious twelve-year-old who lives with her rock-star family in one of the city’s storybook Victorians. Xochi accepts a position as Pallas’s live-in governess and quickly finds her place in their household, which is relaxed and happy despite the band’s larger-than-life fame.
But on the night of the Vernal Equinox, as a concert afterparty rages in the house below, Xochi and Pallas accidentally summon a pair of ancient creatures devoted to avenging the wrongs of Xochi’s adolescence… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings:
- Rape recounted & sexual assault
- Child sex trafficking implied
- Romanticised adult-minor relationship*
- Child abuse and neglect
- Alcohol consumption
- Recreational drug use
*Note: The main characters is a seventeen-year-old girl whose love interest is her twenty-eight-year-old male employer.