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Sisters of the Snake

(Ria & Rani #1)

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A lost princess. A dark puppet master. And a race against time—before all is lost.

Princess Rani longs for a chance to escape her gilded cage and prove herself. Ria is a street urchin, stealing just to keep herself alive.

When these two lives collide, everything turns on its head: because Ria and Rani, orphan and royal, are unmistakably identical.

A deal is struck to switch p
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Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Expected publication: June 15th 2021 by HarperTeen
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Fanna
Aug 21, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2021-releases
October 06, 2020: DID YOU SEE THAT COVER??? DID you see the gorgeous illustration? Do you see my heart swell with so much happiness OMG

August 21, 2020: I mean, any fantasy that's Indian-inspired is ON MY LIST so yeah, you can see me excited for this twin getting separated and one is a street thief and one is a princess YES IT SOUNDS SO GOOD
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Sasha Nanua
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: iwrotethisbook
UPDATE 07/20/20: WE HAVE A TITLE CHANGE!!! SISTERS OF THE SNAKE is coming to a bookshelf near you, Summer 2021! *insert snake hiss here*
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01/08/20: Ria & Rani is our Indian-inspired twin-swap YA fantasy book that we've been working on for 3 years! If you're a fan of THE STAR-TOUCHED QUEEN, THE WRATH AND THE DAWN, AN EMBER IN THE ASHES, or THREE DARK CROWNS, then be sure to check it out!
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When Princess Rani and Ria, a street urchin, lives collide everything turns on its head: because Ria and Rani are unmistakably identical. A deal is struck to switch places—but danger lurks in both worlds, and to save their home, thief and princess must work together. Or watch it all fall into ruin.


pitched for fans of The Star-Touched Queen & The Crown's Game!

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Jul 20, 2020 marked it as to-read
so this is basically a fantasy retelling of The Prince and the Pauper?? Got it and want it
Sarah
Jan 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
We stan rad twin Canadian authors in this house!! I was lucky enough to read an early copy of this and I am here to tell you it will not disappoint. Look out for this if you want a refreshing fairy-tale retelling!
Sarina
Dec 25, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: authors-of-color
This cover is giving me major Chloe X Halle vibes. When sisters have a connection, there’s nothing that can stand in their way.
❀ Alex ❀ (The Scribe Owl)
Oh cool! It sounds like a The Prince and the Pauper retelling, but with more fantasy aspects! Super intriguing.
Erin Pradeep
Oct 18, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: fantasy, ya
*Me sees the gorgeous cover, reads the blurb and notices the line "Indian-inspired Ownvoices retelling*

Me: *faints*

Neighbours *sees the ambulance outside my house*: She saw another book cover again

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Mary Seaman
Feb 04, 2021 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc, ya
ARC provided by Edelweiss:

Switching identity stories will always get me. I don’t know what it is about them but I’m a sucker. This was full of adventure, magic and a bit of romance. Was a unique story with a kingdom run by a tyrant, snake king and his daughter who wants to be heard. A village girl who wants to know who she is and lots of sabotage.

Also, the fact I gave this four stars despite my huge fear of snakes really says it all. Lots of snake action in this.

My lack of star is for the writ
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Andria Sedig
Jan 27, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-in-2021
I thought that the premise of the story was a little unbelievable and the fact that NOBODY figured out that Ria wasn't actually the princess was hard to believe. There's no way the mannerisms weren't noticeable. However, I did enjoy the character arcs overall, the writing was interesting and I Really enjoyed the world building and the mythology of the story. ...more
Simant Verma
Oct 06, 2020 marked it as 2021-releases
October 6, 2020: I JUST SAW THE COVER AND MY HEART CAN’T HANDLE THIS GORGEOUSNESS 😭😍
gauri
Jan 23, 2021 rated it really liked it
JAN 22: ✨ARC approved baby✨

JAN 25: FINISHED!!! Sisters of the Snake was a very easy read, with both the POVs melting together to give a promising story. Being an Indian myself, I adored reading the Indian elements woven in the book. As the authors mentioned on their twitter, this book has family- both blood
and found- and they do not disappoint. Though the book starts with the sisters' want to achieve their personal goals, it moves on to blend their stories towards the same goal. The people they
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Rebecca Crunden
Aug 22, 2020 marked it as to-read
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Ooooh, this sounds intriguing.

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Amara
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I'm in the book so obviously it's gonna be amazing LOL already know it'll be amazing can't wait to read it!! ...more
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Sasha Nanua has always loved writing with her twin sister since the age of nine. They've written countless unfinished novels, but have managed to publish a few as teen writers. The Gemstone is the first book of The Pendant Trilogy, followed by The King's Jewel and The Poisoned Emerald, now available everywhere online. SISTERS OF THE SNAKE will be available from HarperTeen in 2021. You can follow S ...more

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