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The novel follows a 15-year-old Guatemalan girl who draws on Mayan mythology to help her carve a future out of a childhood scarred by gang violence.

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NEWFANE — Local Author Susan Mills will read from her new novel, "On the Wings of a Hummingbird," on May 26 at 7 p.m. at the Moore Free Library, 23 West St. The novel follows a 15-year-old Guatemalan girl who draws on Mayan mythology to help her carve a future out of a childhood scarred by gang violence. Susan Mills was a Spanish-speaking immigration attorney for 20 years and prepared asylum cases for thousands of immigrants from Central America.