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Hunted by the Sky

(The Wrath of Ambar #1)

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Gul has spent her life running. She has a star-shaped birthmark on her arm, and in the kingdom of Ambar, girls with such birthmarks have been disappearing for years. Gul's mark is what caused her parents' murder at the hand of King Lohar's ruthless soldiers and forced her into hiding to protect her own life. So when a group of rebel women called the Sisters of the Golden ...more
Hardcover, 384 pages
Expected publication: June 23rd 2020 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Elena May
Nov 17, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Tanaz Bhatena is writing fantasy now? Sign me up!

I've had a great experience with this author's work so far:

A Girl Like That:

The Beauty of the Moment:

I loved both books though they're not in a genre I usually read. I can only imagine how much I'd love a book by Tanaz Bhatena in my favorite genre!

Also, I'm so happy to see an India-inspired fantasy by an author actually born in India. US authors have been dominating the scene, so it's great to hear from some more varied, authentic voices.

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Tanaz
Jan 18, 2019 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
This book brought magic and ferocity back into my life when I thought I'd lost both. I hope it does the same for you. <3
Kristen Ciccarelli
Get ready for this gem! It's everything you want in a fantasy novel: intricate worldbuilding, beautiful mythology, lush prose, fiercely complex girls, and a tender-hearted romance. I loved every bit of it.
Jodi Meadows
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Filled with magic, prophecy, and ancient goddesses, HUNTED BY THE SKY is an engrossing novel that will keep the reader up long past bedtime. Tanaz Bhathena's fantasy is perfect for fans of thoughtful worldbuilding and fantastical mirrors to our own reality. A whirlwind of heartfelt storytelling.


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WOW, WHAT A COVER!
Acqua
Oct 01, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
the cover!!!
Nenia ⚡ Aspiring Evil Overlord ⚡ Campbell
I just "wished for this book" on Netgalley. After reading the author's other two books, I'm high key ready to stalk support her efforts to join the leagues of the fantasy world.
♠ TABI ♠
Jul 05, 2019 marked it as to-read
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despite the fact that this elevator pitch seems to be the entire plot, I don't care, please give me this

also I love that cover
Erika
Oct 04, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: all-time-favs, fantasy, ya
See that stunning cover? Those lush details and that take-no-prisoners warrior? That's what you can expect, plus a whole lot more, in Tanaz Bhathena's latest novel. From first page to last, Hunted by the Sky delivers, with gorgeous prose, complex worldbuilding, pulse-pounding suspense, and characters, especially Gull and Cavas, who'll live with you long after you turn the last page. Remarkable!
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Nia •ShadesOfPaper•
Nov 08, 2019 marked it as tbr-unreleased
Thank you Macmillan and Farrar, Straus and Giroux for the ARC.

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Stephanie L (catteabooks)
Some day I'll be as beautiful as this cover.
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Review copy provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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This is seriously a beautiful cover, and I love all the colors!
Mic
Jan 18, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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The world building it's interesting and I loved that it's inspired in medieval India. It's a breath of fresh air among the whites.

What it didn't work out for me were the characters. Gul was too impulsive and naive at times, I understand that she's young (she's only 16, 14 when the novel starts) so she acted like someone of her age but there were times where she acted without thinking of the consequences and it made me crazy.
I was wondering how was she still alive because she acted recklessly
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Brown girls on covers is ALL I want for 2020.

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I came for the cover, stayed for the synopsis.

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Tanaz Bhathena is a two-time nominee of the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award, most recently for her novel, The Beauty of the Moment. Her acclaimed novel, A Girl Like That, was named a Best Book of the Year by numerous outlets including The Globe and Mail, Seventeen, and The Times of India. She is also the author of a fantasy novel called Hunted by the Sky, releasing on June 23, 2020. ...more

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