The Wrath And The Dawn

The Wrath and The Dawn Cover 1The brutal Caliph of Khorasan each night kills his new bride before dawn breaks. This changes when Khalid marries Shahrzad. Shahrzad volunteers herself as the caliph’s bride. She wishes to get revenge for her best friend’s death by marrying the King of Kings and giving him the same fate as her friend. Although Shahrzad plans on killing the king, she realizes that Khalid is not the callous monster that she believed he would be. When Shahrzad falls in love with him, she must decide whether to follow her heart or avenge the lives of the caliph’s late wives.  The book’s gorgeous cover and fantastical end pages will entice readers to open the book, while the story will keep them mesmerized. The book also features a map of the book’s setting and a glossary of words readers may be unfamiliar with. The Wrath and The Dawn is a dazzling retelling of A Thousand and One Nights. This romance versus loyalty tale has beautiful imagery, great characterization, and magical elements which will leave readers craving for the next book. ema
Title: The Wrath And The Dawn
Author: Renée Ahdieh
: G.P.  Putnam’s Sons, a Penguin Publishing Group
: 2015
Original Language
: English
: 978-0-399-17161-1
Hardcover pages
: 388
Age range: 14 up
: Fairytale Reimagining, Fantasy
Book setting
: Fantasy World Based on the Middle East 
Author’s ethnicity
: Asian American
Author’s residence
: United States
: A Junior Library Guild Selection, A Summer 2015 Kids’ Indie Next List Top Ten Pick
: Arabian Nights, Arranged Marriages, Fairy Tale Reimaginings/ Retellings, Fantasy, Friendships,  Loyalty, Love, Magical Elements, Marriages, Middle East, Murder, One Thousand and One Nights, Persian, Relationships, Romance

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