This trilogy is recommended by Tân, City Lights Books
Chabi doesn't realize her martial arts trainer may not be on the side of the gods. She does know she's gone from being an almost invisible girl to . . . deadly. When he disappears Chabi is devastated and vulnerable to those who wish to use her. She must choose sides quickly: people are dying.
Ayize Jama-Everett has impressed, reviled, and astonished with amazing feats of mental alacrity and mystical inebriation in New York, California, Morocco, Ethiopia, and elsewhere.