The Fire Wish

The Fire Wish

Book - 2014
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"When a princess captures a jinn and makes a wish, she is transported to the fiery world of the jinn, while the jinn must take her place in the royal court of Baghdad"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Random House, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780385369770
0385369778
9780385369763
038536976X
9780385369787
Branch Call Number: FICTION Lou
Characteristics: 310 pages ; 22 cm

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A different take on Jinnis and humans: a princess trying to escape and a jinn from the Cavern of the Jinnis swap places and play very dangerous roles because of the fire wish.

A fresh take on genies (jinnis) versus humans, this book captivated me from beginning to end! Christine C.

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CRRL_Christine Sep 14, 2015

Zayelle has known little about the world besides her life in the mountains. When she is chosen to become the next princess of Baghdad and sent there to marry a prince, she is desperate for an escape home. But when she catches a jinni on the journey to the palace and makes a wish, her greatest des... Read More »

When Zayelle is chosen to become the next princess of Baghdad, her desperate wish to go home becomes a complicated swap with a jinni. Both girls must play their new roles to perfection or risk death, while trying to undo the Fire Wish.


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Jerry0909
Jul 27, 2017

An absolutely amazing debut to the jinni wars series! You will not be able to stop once you begin! Can't thank Amber enough for this amazing book.

CRRL_Christine Sep 14, 2015

Zayelle has known little about the world besides her life in the mountains. When she is chosen to become the next princess of Baghdad and sent there to marry a prince, she is desperate for an escape home. But when she catches a jinni on the journey to the palace and makes a wish, her greatest desire comes true. She gets to go home. Except, home is not what she expected.

This story is also about Najwa. Raised in the Cavern of the jinnis, she has been trained as a spy and is the first jinni since the war began to break past the wards and enter the human palace. There, she sees a beautiful stranger, playing music and musing over a strange orb. When she returns to the Cavern and finds out about the human princess-to-be, her curiosity brings her back to the surface once more.

In a burst of fire and heat, Najwa and Zayelle trade places through what they will learn is a Fire Wish. Undoable until they learn the truth. And in the meantime, in a world where humans and jinnis fight to the death, both girls must play their new roles to perfection. Because they are in terrible danger, even once the truth is revealed. With a mixture of romance, action, and intrigue, this original take on the world of jinnis and wishes will transport you away.

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tocch101
Jul 23, 2015

Completely engrossing as two stories are told. A little cliche, but so interesting with complex lead characters.

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Jul 27, 2017

Jerry0909 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 18

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