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The Jinni Key: A Little Mermaid Retelling

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She holds the key to his heart, and he wants it back

When Arie reveals her Gift, she thinks the worst is over. But she couldn’t be more wrong. The only one who can save her now is a mermaid named Rena.

Rena is the youngest daughter of the Sea King, and she’s dreamed of the surface for years. But her first visit on her 16th birthday isn’t what she expects. She w
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Paperback, 286 pages
Expected publication: December 3rd 2019 by Grace House Press
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Bethany Atazadeh
Aug 26, 2019 is currently reading it  ·  (Review from the author)
The Jinni Key is a loose retelling of "The Little Mermaid" that follows Arie’s story in a surprising direction. It’s the second book in a four-book series of fantasy retellings, all based in the same world.

Title: The Jinni Key
Genre: YA Fantasy Retelling
Series: Book 2 of 4

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She holds the key to his heart, and he wants it back.

Rena is the youngest daughter of the Sea King, and she’s dreamed of the surface for years. But her first visit on her 16th birthday isn’t what she expects. She watches a Jinni fallBOOK:
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Mandi Lynn
Aug 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Review to come!!! 🤩
Rachael
Nov 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Bethany Atazadeh's writing talent grew with book 2 in The Stolen Kingdom series, THE JINNI KEY. There was very little that I predicted, when there was a moment of loss I truly felt it, and I loved the unique spins she placed on the well-known THE LITTLE MERMAID tale. THE JINNI KEY is a very loosely-based retelling of THE LITTLE MERMAID, with the only similarity being that there's a mermaid who longs to be on land with the man she loves. I found a lot of the choices that Bethany made to be very c ...more
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Aug 28, 2019 rated it really liked it
I only read a couple of pages at the end of The Stolen Kingdom and am VERY excited to see how it will turn out.
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Bethany Atazadeh is a Minnesota-based author of YA novels and non-fiction. She graduated from Northwestern College in 2008 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a writing emphasis. After graduation, she pursued songwriting, recording, and performing with her band, and writing was no longer a priority. But in 2016, she was inspired by the NaNoWriMo challenge to write a novel in 30 days, an ...more

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