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Desert, Guns, & Magic: “Rebel of the Sands”

24934065Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton
Penguin: March 8, 2016
Genre: Historical Fantasy; Young Adult
Source: Free From Publisher

I’d go there again!
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I wasn’t really sure what to expect with Rebel of the Sands. Basically, the whole idea of a YA novel being set in the desert hooked me as did a gun-toting young heroine. I was not disappointed.

Sixteen-year-old Amani is out of options. After overhearing her aunt and uncle discuss their marriage plans for her, Amani desperation transforms into action. When she inadvertently teams up with a handsome foreigner, Jin, Amani finds herself on the adventure of a lifetime and swept up into a rebellion. (more…)