Posts tagged Arabian Nights
Book Review: A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

"They would wash and prepare me like a bride, but I knew that I was being dressed for death. Yet there was that sound, pulling at the whirlwind of my thoughts. I decided in that moment that I must live through the night, because I wished to know what made that sound. I walked up the stairs, and into Lo-Melkhiin’s harem."

A THOUSAND NIGHTS is a beautifully rendered story that takes the threads of the One Thousand and One Nights and explores the myth behind Scheherazade. 

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Young Adult Book Review: Exquisite Captive by Heather Demetrios

At the heart of the story is the captive vs captor, master vs slave tale, yet it is more complicated than that. There is the fantasy element of the jinn, the revolution happening in their home world, a romance blooming between Nalia and a sworn enemy of her people, a magical artifact of untold powers and an unknown villain whom cast danger and threatens our heroine beyond her captor. This is a layered tale, one that holds your attention.

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