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Book: The Queen of Forty Thieves

Desert Nights book 2 by Helena Rookwood & Elm Vince

We continue to follow Princess Zadie and her attempts to get the respect and attention from her husband-to-be Sultan Kassim in Book 2 of the Desert Nights series.

Princess Zadie has grown on me in this story. I felt she was a bit ditsy and naive in the first book but I think she’s coming more in her own in this one. Which is great!

She is still stuck in the palace grounds “as a good princess should” according to the Kassim. He’s still ignoring and disrespecting her in many ways while she is spending her time painting and doing ‘princes things’ with the sultans sister. But Princess Zadie doesn’t take well to being confined and is not about to give up her freedom because Kassim wants it that way! She finds a way to get outside the palace grounds to do her own thing like the independent woman she really is. 

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Book: The Girl With Seven Wishes

Desert Nights book 1 by Helena Rookwood & Elm Vince

My preferred reads have dragons, witches and magic in them. Yet I don’t mind picking up a book with a different subject either. Like a story based on djinn folklore.

Netflix For Books

In this case not only did I get to read a different subject but also a different format of books. The format is called “episodic fiction”. Which I never heard of before.

For those of you who, like me, have no idea what episodic fiction is, let me explain. It’s a book that’s more like a TV series than a film. It’s a novella length book that’s part of a series, yet it can be read on its own. You could compare it to an episode of a series. Something you can binge-read on a rainy evening. I guess you can think of episodic fiction books as Netflix for books!

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