Cover Reveal, Giveaway

Cover Reveal: “Thorn” by Intisar Khanani + GIVEAWAY

I’m here to brighten up your Monday morning with some exciting things. I’ve teamed up with Intisar Khanani to reveal the GORGEOUS new cover for Thorn.

I posted my review of the original version of Thorn here.

Are you ready???

Thorn by Intisar Khanani
Release Date: March 24, 2020
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Isn’t it totally droolworthy?

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Backlist Review, Book Review

Backlist Review: “Thorn”

This isn’t my first attempt at book blogging. I ran The Cheap Reader for a number of years before burning out. I’m dusting off some of my reviews and giving them new life over here.

Thorn is a special review. I read this book years ago when Intisar was a self-published author. Here were are years later and Intisar has hit the big time! Thorn has been bought by HarperTeen and is being reworked and republished. This review is based on the original version of the story.

“Thorn“ by Intisar Khanani

Source: Bought

Genre: Young Adult Fiction, Fantasy, Fairy Tale Retelling

Summary:

For Princess Alyrra, choice is a luxury she’s never had … until she’s betrayed.Princess Alyrra has never enjoyed the security or power of her rank. Between her family’s cruelty and the court’s contempt, she has spent her life in the shadows. Forced to marry a powerful foreign prince, Alyrra embarks on a journey to meet her betrothed with little hope for a better future.

But powerful men have powerful enemies–and now, so does Alyrra. Betrayed during a magical attack, her identity is switched with another woman’s, giving Alyrra the first choice she’s ever had: to start a new life for herself or fight for a prince she’s never met. But Alyrra soon finds that Prince Kestrin is not at all what she expected. While walking away will cost Kestrin his life, returning to the court may cost Alyrra her own. As Alyrra is coming to realize, sometime the hardest choice means learning to trust herself.

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