The Forbidden Wish

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The Forbidden Wish

By Jessica Khoury

Razorbill, Hardcover, 9781595147677, 352pp.

Publication Date: February 23, 2016

Description
"Lush, romantic, and exquisitely written . . . a rare, glittering jewel of a novel." Sarah J. Maas, author of the New York Times bestsellingThrone of Glassseries
"This is Aladdin like you've never imagined." Renee Ahdieh, author of The Wrath and the Dawn

She is the most powerful Jinni of all. He is a boy from the streets. Their love will shake the world. . . .
When Aladdin discovers Zahra's jinni lamp, Zahra is thrust back into a world she hasn't seen in hundreds of years a world where magic is forbidden and Zahra's very existence is illegal. She must disguise herself to stay alive, using ancient shape-shifting magic, until her new master has selected his three wishes.
But when the King of the Jinn offers Zahra a chance to be free of her lamp forever, she seizes the opportunity only to discover she is falling in love with Aladdin. When saving herself means betraying him, Zahra must decide once and for all: is winning her freedom worth losing her heart?
As time unravels and her enemies close in, Zahra finds herself suspended between danger and desire in this dazzling retelling of the Aladdin story from acclaimed author Jessica Khoury.


About the Author
Jessica Khoury holds a BA in English from Toccoa Falls College. When not writing, she spends her time on the soccer pitch or traveling the world. She lives in Easley, South Carolina, with her husband and two dogs. Jessica is also the author ofOrigin, Vitro, and Kalahari. Follow her on Twitter @jkbibliophile. For more info, visit www.jessicakhoury.com."

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