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Cover Reveal Alert! Laekan Zea Kemp’s OMEGA MORALES AND THE LEGEND OF LA LECHUZA

purple book cover with owl, teens, and supernatural motif

Congrats to Laekan Zea Kemp on this gorgeous MG cover reveal! OMEGA MORALES AND THE LEGEND OF LA LECHUZA comes out with Little, Brown Young Readers in April 2022 and is available for preorder.

Laekan Zea Kemp is a writer living in Austin, TX. She’s also the creator and host of the Author Pep Talks podcast, as well as a contributor to the Las Musas podcast. She has three objectives when it comes to storytelling: to make people laugh, cry, and crave Mexican food.Author image

Her work celebrates Chicanx grit, resilience, creativity, and joy while exploring themes of identity and mental health. Her debut novel, SOMEWHERE BETWEEN BITTER & SWEET was released by Little Brown Young Readers on April 6th, 2021, and her second novel HEARTBREAK SYMPHONY will be released in April 2022.