Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

Review: The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée AhdiehTitle: The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath & the Dawn #1)
Author: Renée Ahdieh
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: May 12, 2015

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Summary (from Goodreads):

A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all. 

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Review: The Wrath & the Dawn

The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh will take the reader’s breath away! It is a beautiful written retelling of One Thousand and One Nights that has such an intricate plot. This book is a definite must-read! Continue reading