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The Genius of Jinn
In this prequel to BECOMING JINN and the upcoming sequel CIRCLE OF JINN, thirteen-year-old Azra and her nemesis Yasmin are whisked away to a mysterious land with a special language, awe-inspiring architecture, and quirky toilets: France. As the enchanting French Jinn Tayma guides them through the streets of Paris, they discover not only a book of spells, but a truth neithe ...more
ebook, 20 pages
Published March 15th 2016 by Feiwel & Friends
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The beginning was slightly confusing because I forgot who minor characters like Hairy Larry was. It felt like I started in the middle of the story, not the beginning. I did get right into it around page 10 and I couldn't stop reading from there. I liked the one-on-one time the MC spent with Yasmin, and Tayma was a new, interesting character. I guess this is a side effect of the length, but I wished the two had spent more time in Paris. Their time there wasn't exactly what I expected. Overall, it ...more
Mar 29, 2016 Stephanie (Reading is Better With Cupcakes) rated it liked it
While I enjoyed this quick visit into this world, I wish there had been more to it. And even though it is a prequel novella I don't really think it lends much to the series. ...more
Lori Goldstein earned her BA in journalism but eventually found her true writing passion in the world of fictional people. She's never met a beach she didn't love, a book she wouldn't read, or a strange food she wouldn't try. She is the author of SOURCES SAY, which Kirkus calls "Entertaining, thought-provoking, and heartwarming"; SCREEN QUEENS, which Kirkus calls "a fun and uplifting story that ce ...more
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