In the real world, Eliza Mirk is shy, weird, and friendless. Online, Eliza is LadyConstellation, anonymous creator of a popular webcomic called Monstrous Sea. With millions of followers and fans throughout the world, Eliza’s persona is popular. Eliza can’t imagine enjoying the real world as much as she loves her digital community. Then Wallace Warland transfers to her school and Eliza begins to wonder if a life offline might be worthwhile. But when Eliza’s secret is accidentally shared with the world, everything she’s built—her story, her relationship with Wallace, and even her sanity—begins to fall apart.
Francesca Zappia’s acclaimed and popular sophomore novel was a YALSA Best Book, a BFYA Top Ten pick, a Kirkus Best Book, and a Texas Tayshas pick. Marieke Nijkamp, the New York Times–bestselling author of This Is Where It Ends said, “A love letter to fandom, friendship, and the stories that shape us, Eliza and Her Monsters is absolutely magical.” Illustrated throughout by the author.
The paperback edition will include bonus chapters and never-before-seen art from the author.