In this Persephone-style retelling fused with Indian mythology, Roshani tells the story of 16 year-old Maya who is forced to marry Amar, by her father to keep peace in his kingdom. With a horoscope that “promises a marriage of Death and Destruction,” Maya finds out there is so much more to ruling a kingdom and uncovers secrets about Amar, that could could put her and her world in danger.
After reading the summary, I knew I had to read this book!
The plot sounds unlike anything I’ve ever read before. With that said, I am happy to share with you the cover for the book 🙂
I love this cover 🙂 <3! Love the typography/font and gold outline 😀 ❤
Can’t wait for this book ❤ ❤
For more info on the cover, here is Hypable’s article.
Here is the full summary if you are interested:
Cursed with a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, sixteen-year-old Maya has only earned the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her world is upheaved when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. But when her wedding takes a fatal turn, Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Yet neither roles are what she expected. As Akaran’s queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar’s wife, she finds friendship and warmth.
But Akaran has its own secrets – thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Beneath Akaran’s magic, Maya begins to suspect her life is in danger. When she ignores Amar’s plea for patience, her discoveries put more than new love at risk – it threatens the balance of all realms, human and Otherworldly.
Now, Maya must confront a secret that spans reincarnated lives and fight her way through the dangerous underbelly of the Otherworld if she wants to protect the people she loves.
The Star-Touched Queen will be released May 3, 2016!
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Are you interested in reading this book? 🙂