Waiting On Wednesday: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

Posted February 3, 2016 by Stephanie in Waiting On Wednesday / 18 Comments

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating.

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
April 26th 2016 by St. Martin’s Griffin


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.

The Star-Touched Queen really sounds amazing and something I could really love. So far all the early reviews I’ve seen of it have been really possitive which is making me even more excited to get my hands on this book.

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18 responses to “Waiting On Wednesday: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

  1. Oooh! This one sounds indeed very interesting! I haven't checked out the synopsis until now (don't ask why, I have no clue) but I guess I could enjoy this a lot! Let's hope it'll be good, haha. 😀

    Eeeep! Also, thank you for having my blog button on the side! *hugs you tight* ♥

    Here's my WoW! 🙂
    Yvonne @ A World Between Folded Pages

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