The Forbidden Wish (Paperback)

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"Lush, romantic, and exquisitely written . . . a rare, glittering jewel of a novel."--Sarah J. Maas, author of the New York Times bestselling Throne of Glass series
"This is Aladdin like you've never imagined."--Renee Ahdieh, author of The Wrath and the Dawn

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 the Aladdin story from acclaimed author Jessica Khoury.

From the Hardcover edition.

About the Author


Jessica Khoury holds a BA in English from Toccoa Falls College. When not writing, she spends her time on the soccer pitch or traveling the world. She lives in Easley, South Carolina, with her husband and two dogs. Jessica is also the author of Origin, Vitro, and Kalahari. Follow her on Twitter @jkbibliophile. For more info, visit www.jessicakhoury.com. From the Hardcover edition.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781595147684
ISBN-10: 1595147683
Publisher: Razorbill
Publication Date: January 24th, 2017
Pages: 352
Language: English