The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh audiobook

The Wrath and the Dawn

By Renée Ahdieh
Read by Ariana Delawari

Listening Library (Audio) 9780399171611
10.64 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9781101892244

A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch … she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend. She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all.

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Summary

Summary

A Paste Magazine Pick of Best New YA Books for May 2015

A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi’s wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch … she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“A reinvention of the classic Thousand and One Nights…with a twist-filled plot, diverse characters, and a beautiful world.” Paste
“The rich, Middle Eastern cultural context adds to the author’s adept world building… a surefire hit with teens.” School Library Journal (starred review)
“This book is a fairy tale, a mystery, and … promises to become a classic tale of its own.” VOYA
“Lushly imagined and powerfully characterized, it’s a potent page-turner of intrigue and romance.” Publishers Weekly

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Author

Author Bio: Renée Ahdieh

Author Bio: Renée Ahdieh

Renée Ahdieh is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In her spare time, she likes to dance salsa and collect shoes. She is passionate about all kinds of curry, rescue dogs, and college basketball. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina, with her husband and their tiny overlord of a dog.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 10.64
Audience: Young Adult (12–17)
Language: English