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Books in Becoming Jinn series

  • Becoming Jinn

    Lori Goldstein

    Hardcover (Feiwel & Friends, April 21, 2015)
    One of the Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, or Horror of 2015 by VOYA Magazine"This well-written title . . . will not stay on the shelf." -- VOYA Starred Review"The only thing it left me wishing for was the sequel!" -- New York Times best-selling author Anna Banks "A fresh, gently subversive tale with a new strain of paranormal problems at its core." -- B&N Teen BlogExcerpt: A chisel, a hammer, a wrench. A sander, a drill, a power saw. A laser, a heat gun, a flaming torch. Nothing cuts through the bangle. Nothing I conjure even makes a scratch. I had to try, just to besure. But the silver bangle encircling my wrist can't be removed. It was smart of my mother to secure it in the middle of the night while I was asleep, unable to protest.Though my Jinn ancestry means magic has always been inside me, the rules don't allow me to begin drawing upon it until the day I turn sixteen. The day I receive my silver bangle. The day I officially become a genie.Today.Wishing Doesn't Make It So, Azra Does. Harry Potter meets Twilight in debut novelist Lori Goldstein's magical tale of sixteen-year-old Azra, a teenage girl whose Jinn ancestry transforms her into a modern-day genie. With the power to grant anyone's wish but her own, Azra pretends to be human, spending her days at the beach, enjoying a budding romance, and evading her Jinn destiny. But when she discovers she may not be like the rest of her circle of Jinn, will her powers save or endanger them all?
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  • Circle of Jinn

    Lori Goldstein

    Hardcover (Feiwel & Friends, May 17, 2016)
    Being Jinn is Azra's new reality. As she grants wishes under the watchful eye of the Afrit council, she remains torn between her two worlds: human and Jinn. Soon, secrets spill. Zars are broken. Humans become pawns. And rumors of an uprising become real as the Afrit's reach extends beyond the underground world of Janna. Straddling the line between these worlds becomes impossible. Aware of her unique abilities, Azra must not just face but embrace her destiny. But when the role she must play and those she must protect expand to include a circle of Jinn greater than her own, Azra will be forced to risk everything. A risk that means there's everything to lose, and at the same time, everything to gain--for herself and her entire Jinn race. In this dramatic sequel to Becoming Jinn, Azra's story comes to a heartfelt and thrilling conclusion.
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  • Becoming Jinn

    Lori Goldstein

    Paperback (Square Fish, May 24, 2016)
    Azra has just turned sixteen, and overnight her body lengthens, her olive skin deepens, and her eyes glisten gold thanks to the brand-new silver bangle that locks around her wrist. As she always knew it would, her Jinn ancestry brings not just magical powers but the reality of a life of servitude, as her wish granting is controlled by a remote ruling class of Jinn known as the Afrit. To the humans she lives among, she's just the girl working at the snack bar at the beach, navigating the fryer and her first crush. But behind closed doors, she's learning how to harness her powers and fulfill the obligations of her destiny. Mentored by her mother and her Zar "sisters," Azra discovers she may not be quite like the rest of her circle of female Jinn . . . and that her powers could endanger them all.Becoming Jinn is an enchanting debut novel from Lori Goldstein, and the first book in a fresh and vibrant new YA duet. Don't miss Azra's continuing adventures in book two, Circle of Jinn!
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  • Circle of Jinn

    Lori Goldstein

    Paperback (Square Fish, Jan. 1, 2022)
    Being Jinn is Azra's new reality. As she grants wishes under the watchful eye of the Afrit council, she remains torn between her two worlds―human and Jinn. Soon secrets spill, and rumors of an uprising become real as the Afrit's reach extends beyond the underground world of Janna. Straddling the line becomes impossible. Aware of her unique abilities, Azra must not just face but embrace her destiny. But when the role she must play and those she must protect expand to include a circle of Jinn greater than her own, Azra will be forced to risk everything. A risk that means there's everything to lose, and at the same time, everything to gain―for herself and her entire Jinn race. In this dramatic sequel to Lori Goldstein's Becoming Jinn, Azra's story comes to a heartfelt and thrilling conclusion.
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