Waiting on Wednesday (on a Friday?) : The Forbidden Wish

3:46 PM Serena 0 Comments

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine. It usually happens on Wednesdays, but something went wrong and the post was deleted. So here's Waiting on Wednesday on a Friday!

This week's pick is:
The Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury
Expected Publication Date: February 23rd, 2016
Goodreads / Preorder: Amazon

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 Arabian Nights from acclaimed author Jessica Khoury. 


I met Jessica at the beginning of the year, and the second she talked about this book, I knew I had to have it. I love retellings, and The Forbidden Wish sounds awesome. And look at that gorgeous cover! AHHH. 

What are you waiting on this Wednesday Friday? Let me know! 


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