Wednesday, April 13, 2016

waiting on wednesday: the star-touched queen

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted over at Breaking the Spine.

This week's pick: The Star-Touched Queen
by Roshani Chokshi

release date: April 26 by St. Martin's Griffin

blurb: Cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, sixteen-year-old Maya has only earned the scorn and fear of her father's kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her world is upheaved when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. But when her wedding takes a fatal turn, Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Yet neither roles are what she expected. As Akaran's queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar's wife, she finds friendship and warmth.

But Akaran has its own secrets - thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Beneath Akaran's magic, Maya begins to suspect her life is in danger. When she ignores Amar's plea for patience, her discoveries put more than new love at risk - it threatens the balance of all realms, human and Otherworldly.

Now, Maya must confront a secret that spans reincarnated lives and fight her way through the dangerous underbelly of the Otherworld if she wants to protect the people she loves.

Inspired by Indian mythology.

Now, this sounds absolutely incredible, and also absolutely different from anything that is out right now. I can't wait to dive into this world, "inspired by Indian mythology" has me super pumped, and so do all of the glowing reviews I've seen about this one! 

What's your pick this week?



  1. This one is actually my next read! I've had the eARC on my kindle for a while now, and I'm finally getting to it today. Eeee I'm excited! Great pick!

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    1. ahh i'll be interested to see what you think about it!! i hope you enjoy it :)

  2. That cover! I've seen this one around a lot so I hope it's amazing!!

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  3. I'm excited for this one as well! I'm looking forward to the book launch so I can pick it up and discuss it. Plus a beautiful cover.

    1. I do love the cover like a lot! i hope you like it!

  4. I just started this one yesterday. I am enjoying it so far. It reminds me a little bit of AEITA. The cover is so stunning, isn't it? I hope that you enjoy it! :)


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