Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: The Star-Touched Queen

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine.
Each week bloggers participate to share a book they can't wait to get their hands on.

This week I'm waiting on:

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
Expected Publication: April 26, 2016 by St. Martin's Griffin
Preorder Buy Link: Amazon
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 is a lush, beautifully written and vividly imagined fantasy inspired by Indian mythology.
What are you waiting on this week?


  1. Jessica @ a GREAT readApril 6, 2016 at 5:33 AM

    Nice pick! Sadly I didn't enjoy this one as much as I had hoped but hope you will love it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. Excellent pick! This sounds really great, you know how I love my fantasy and mythology XD I hope this one delivers for you!!

  3. I've seen this one around a ton so I hope it lives up to the hype and you love it!!

    my WoW

  4. This one sounds so good, and such a beautiful cover! Great pick!
    Check out my WOW

  5. Kay @ It's a Book LifeApril 7, 2016 at 10:00 AM

    I have seen this one pop up a lot lately. I am intrigued. You won't have to wait long now!

  6. I was lucky enough to get hold of a Netgalley arc of this one - and I was very impressed. Hope you enjoy it when it becomes available:).


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