A fairy tale that takes inspiration from ancient Persian/Zoroastrian mythology. A princess is cursed to be poisonous to the touch and explores what inherent power might lie in such a curse.

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ReleaseMay 3rd, 2019
PublisherFlatiron Books
GenreFantasy, Young Adult, Retellings

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  • Elise (TheBookishActress)
    January 1, 1970
    thanks for saving the YA retelling genre Melissa Bashardoust
  • Sana
    January 1, 1970
    Bashardoust out here single-handedly revolutionizing fairy tale retellings 💪
  • Lia
    January 1, 1970
    I. NEED. IT.
  • Stephanie L (catteabooks)
    January 1, 1970
    Girl takes control of her "curse" and uses it to rule the world instead of wallowing in self-pity. Or at least that's how I'm imagining this to turn out.
  • K8
    January 1, 1970
    and just like that, I'm excited.
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