Vial of Tears by Cristin Bishara
Sixteen-year-old sisters Samira and Rima aren’t exactly living the dream. Instead, they live with their maddeningly unreliable mother in a rundown trailer in Michigan. Dad’s dead, money’s tight, and Mom disappears for days at a time. So when Sam’s grandfather wills her the family valuables–a cache of Lebanese antiquities–she’s desperate enough to try pawning them before Mom but she shouldn’t. Because one is cursed, forbidden, the burial coin of a forgotten god… Read more.
Trigger & Content Warnings
- Threats of sexual assault
- Knife violence