Rebel of the Sands
She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands.Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinni still practice their magic. But there's nothing mystical or magical about... show more
She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands.Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinni still practice their magic. But there's nothing mystical or magical about Dustwalk, the dead-end town that Amani can't wait to escape from. Destined to wind u
Publish date: 2016-02-04
Publisher: FABER and FABER
Pages no: 358
Edition language: English
Series: Rebel of the Sands (#1)
3 stars to cut it short- I think the hype for this book was misleading. There were two 'major' plot twists in this book- the first one I had already figured out BEFORE the first half, and the second one I didn't really see coming, but still for some reason didn't seem very shocking or exhilaratin...
I read this for the Young Adult square for Romance Bingo.The world building was a bit confusing with all the magical components just thrown at me but towards the end I felt like I had a good grasp on what was what and who was who. The story of a girl who doesn't know she is special, meets a boy, and...
by Alwyn Hamilton This has the flavor of a mock-Arabic, Arabian Nights sort of story, including mention of genii and other mythological creatures that sound like they should be from that culture, but are actually original mythology invented by the author. The main character, a young person seeking...
Book Title: Rebel of the Sands Author: Alwyn Hamilton Series: Rebel of the Sands #1 Genre: YA, Fantasy, Romance Source: Kindle E-Book (Library) ⇝Add to Goodreads⇜ ♪♫MY PICK FOR BOOK THEME SONG♫♪ Hero of the Day♫ by Metallica (S&M) --First off, it's my favorite Metallica song…a...
** I received a free copy through NetGalley in exhchange for a honest review** A fast-paced, thrilling and exotic book. The plot was interesting even if it was not that original: an ordinary girl who discovers that after all she is special, who falls for a stranger and wants to get out of her to...