The Star-Touched Queen

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By Roshani Chokshi
Publisher St. Martin's Griffin
The Star-Touched Queen
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Praise for The StarTouched Queen:New York Times Bestseller#9 on the Summer 2016 Kids Indie Next ListAn Amazon Best Book of the MonthA Goodreads Best Book of the Month Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when youre only seventeen?Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of Death and Destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her fathers kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Soon Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Neither roles are what she expected: As Akarans queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amars wife, she finds something else entirely: Compassion. Protection. Desire...But Akaran has its own secrets thousands of locked doors, gardens of glass, and a tree that bears memories instead of fruit. Soon, Maya suspects her life is in danger. Yet who, besides her husband, can she trust? With the fate of the human and Otherworldly realms hanging in the balance, Maya must unravel an ancient mystery that spans reincarnated lives to save those she loves the most. . .including herself.A lush and vivid story that is steeped in Indian folklore and mythology. The Startouched Queen is a novel that no reader will soon forget.

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81457 words81,457 words
353 pages353 pages
Lexile HL700LLexile HL700L
Grade 7 to 12Grade 7 to 12
Age 12-17Age 12-17
Published 2016Published 2016

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