Books Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor Paperback, 418 pages, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, List Price: $9.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDaughter of Smoke & BoneAuthorLaini Taylor Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Seventeen-year-old Karou, a lovely, enigmatic art student living in Prague, has a necklace of wish-granting beads and a sketchbook of hideous, frightening monsters — the chimaerae who form the only family she has ever known. Genres: Young Adult Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Laini Taylor Lips Touch Strange the Dreamer Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Daughter of Smoke & Bone Summer Books 2012 Your Favorites: 100 Best-Ever Teen Novels August 7, 2012 More than 75,000 of you voted for your favorite young-adult fiction. Now, after all the nominating, sorting and counting, the final results are in. Here are the 100 best teen novels, chosen by the NPR audience.