Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Wishlist Wednesday #27


Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it's entirely up to you), that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.  This meme is hosted by Pen to Paper. This event is also posted as Waiting on Wednesday over at Breaking the Spine.

Book: Becoming Jinn

Author: Lisa Goldstein

Release Date:  April 21, 2015

Forget everything you thought you knew about genies!

Azra has just turned sixteen, and overnight her body lengthens, her olive skin deepens, and her eyes glisten gold thanks to the brand-new silver bangle that locks around her wrist. As she always knew it would, her Jinn ancestry brings not just magical powers but the reality of a life of servitude, as her wish granting is controlled by a remote ruling class of Jinn known as the Afrit.

To the humans she lives among, she’s just the girl working at the snack bar at the beach, navigating the fryer and her first crush. But behind closed doors, she’s learning how to harness her powers and fulfill the obligations of her destiny.

Mentored by her mother and her Zar “sisters”, Azra discovers she may not be quite like the rest of her circle of female Jinn . . . and that her powers could endanger them all. As Azra uncovers the darker world of becoming Jinn, she realizes when genies and wishes are involved, there’s always a trick.
  

 

I'm not so sure about this one anymore after some of the advanced reviews have come out, but who knows, maybe I will end up liking it :)

 

5 comments:

  1. What pretty cover. I don't know about the reviews, but it certainly sounds unique.

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  2. Hi Andrea, this book sounds quite good, I hope they have the writing skills to back it up. Will you please review it after you read it? Should be quite interesting.

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    1. If I get my hands on a copy of it, I plan to review it! BUT it's pretty expensive in the kindle store right now. I will probably get it from the library after a while๐Ÿ˜€

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  3. I always feel there aren't enough stories featuring genies/djinn...they fascinate me! Hope you can get your hands on it soon...

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