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macmi l l an audi o may 2016 the star-touched queen roshani chokshi read by neela vaswani a lush beautifully written and vividly imagined fantasy inspired by indian folklore juven il e fi ction fa n ta s y m ag ic macmillan audio 5/3/2016 9781427272997 $29.99 $34.50 can audio cd carton qty 5.1 in w 5.8 in h other available formats hardcover isbn 9781250085474 ebook isbn 9781250085481 audio isbn 9781427272973 m ar keting targeted advertising to fans of the lunar chronicles outreach to mythology/folklore/fairy tale blogs finished copy giveaway at ala audio promotion on library blogs/newsletters audio tie-in to the smp marketing plans including national print and online publicity trade and online advertising campaign national indiebound campaign social media promotion online promotion to griffin teen community ypg mailing in new york city visit sixteen-year-old princess mayavati spends her free time hiding up on the rafters spying on her father s court scorned by the women of the harem and her father s political advisors because of her foreboding horoscope which pairs her with death and destruction maya enjoys the freedom of roaming the palace as she pleases despite her reviled status in the palace maya is content to live a life of scholarly pursuits this all changes when war skirts her kingdom s borders and her father the raja announces that she ll be married within the week in efforts to ally with rebel forces a deadly tumult on the day of her wedding leaves maya no choice but to wed amar the enigmatic raja of akaran unlike the husband of her nightmares amar encourages and challenges her but akaran has its own secrets in its halls maya finds a garden of glass and a tree that bears memory instead of fruit haunted by what she sees in the memory tree maya begins to suspect her life is in danger when she ignores amar s plea for patience her discoveries put more than her marriage at risk it threatens the balance of all realms human and otherworldly roshani chokshi is a 2008 pushcart prize nominee her work has appeared in loose change in the fray and the feminist wire one of her short stories was a finalist in the 2014 katha fiction contest hosted by khabar magazine and india currents online and will be published sometime in october the star touched queen is her first novel 8