Release Day: The Rose and the Dagger! + GIVEAWAY!

I am so

excited that THE ROSE & THE DAGGER by

Renée Ahdieh releases today and that I get to share the news, along with an

awesome giveaway!

If you

haven’t yet heard about this wonderful book by Author Renée Ahdieh, be sure to

check out all the details below.

This blitz

also includes a giveaway for a paperback of THE WRATH & THE DAWN and a

hardcover of THE ROSE & THE DAGGER and an awesome candle from The

Melting Library’s Etsy Store, US Only!  So if you’d like a chance to win, enter in the

Rafflecopter at the bottom of this post.

 Title: THE


Author: Renée


Release Date: April

26, 2016

Publisher: G.P.

Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers

Pages: 432


Hardcover, eBook, & audiobook

Find it: Goodreads | Amazon | B&N | iBooks 

The much

anticipated sequel to the breathtaking The Wrath and the Dawn,

lauded by Publishers Weekly as “a potent page-turner of intrigue

and romance.”

I am surrounded on all sides by a desert. A guest, in a prison of sand and

sun. My family is here. And I do not know whom I can trust.

In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her

husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan. She once believed him a monster, but

his secrets revealed a man tormented by guilt and a powerful curse—one that

might keep them apart forever. Reunited with her family, who have taken refuge

with enemies of Khalid, and Tariq, her childhood sweetheart, she should be

happy. But Tariq now commands forces set on destroying Khalid’s empire.

Shahrzad is almost a prisoner caught between loyalties to people she loves. But

she refuses to be a pawn and devises a plan.

While her father, Jahandar, continues to play with magical forces he doesn’t

yet understand, Shahrzad tries to uncover powers that may lie dormant within

her. With the help of a tattered old carpet and a tempestuous but sage young

man, Shahrzad will attempt to break the curse and reunite with her one true



for The Rose and the Dagger:

“Above all there is the

shattering, triumphant

catharsis of love… In a story about stories, love is ‘the power to speak

without words.’ Thrillingly full of feeling.”—Kirkus Reviews

“Fiery romance, a spirited heroine, shifting loyalties… With more than a few

heartrending twists and turns.”—Booklist 



About Renée:

Renée lives in North Carolina (Go

Heels!) with her husband Victor and their dog Mushu. Her YA fantasy novel, THE

WRATH AND THE DAWN, will be published on May 12th, 2015. In her spare time, she

likes to cook, dance salsa, and wreak havoc on the lives of her characters.

She’s also a member of the Society of

Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, as well as an active member of

theScience Fiction & Fantasy Writers of


Giveaway Details:

1 winner

will receive a paperback of THE WRATH & THE DAWN, a hardcover of THE ROSE

& THE DAGGER, and a His Calipha candle from The

Melting Library’s Etsy Store, US Only.

Ends on May 3rd at Midnight EST!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


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