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The Book of Wonders Blog Tour begins. Click for Blog Tour Details

I’m delighted to say that my blog tour for The Book of Wonders starts today. It kicks off with Tara on Hobbitsies with a review of the novel and the premiere of my new book trailer – Welcome to Desolation Island. Do go over and have a look. Here is where else The Book of…
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Audio Clip of The Book of Wonders – Part One, Chapter One

I would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! 2012 is going to be a momentous year for me with the publication of The Book of Wonders. To celebrate here is a sneak peek or rather a sneak listen of the first chapter read by ME!!! Voice actor I’m not but enjoy! I will…
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Countdown to Publication

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Two days left to enter the Goodreads competition to win a signed advance readers copy of The Book of Wonders

Goodreads Book Giveaway The Book of Wonders by Jasmine Richards Giveaway ends December 25, 2011. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win

Word cloud for the first chapter of The Book of Wonders

  Tagxedo turns words — famous speeches, news articles, slogans and themes, even your love letters — into a visually stunning word cloud, words individually sized appropriately to highlight the frequencies of occurrence within the body of text. This is one for the first chapter of The Book of Wonders.

The Book of Wonders reviewed by Kirkus Reviews

From Kirkus Reviews BOOK OF WONDERS By Jasmine Richards (Author) Age Range: 8 – 12 Dipping into the deep plot well of Middle Eastern fairy and folk tales, this buoyant debut offers a fresh plot, brisk pacing and engaging characters. Zardi’s 13th birthday celebration is cut short when her sister, Zubeyda, is abducted by the…
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The Book of Wonders reviewed in Publishers Weekly

From Publishers Weekly The Book of Wonders Jasmine Richards. Harper, $16.99 (416p) ISBN 978-0-06-201007-0 In her skillful debut novel, Richards, an editor of children’s books in the U.K., keeps the novelties coming. The setting is Arribitha, a land with ancient Middle Eastern overtones; the quest is full of danger and magic; and the combative protagonist,…
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Five Star Review

via Goodreads

I read The Book of Wonders in manuscript form a little while ago. It is a page turning and gripping adventure that pulls the reader in. The young Scheherazade is a brilliant heroine and the plot is filled with twists and turns right to the very end. I finished it in one sitting and can’t…
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Four star Review from Jessi

via Goodreads

In this stunning MG novel, Jasmine Richards has brought life to a mesmerizing fantasy story of magic, friendship, and adventure. The world of Arribitha will pull you in and captivate you page after page. The characters, the magic, the journey, the settings–each element is woven together beautifully to create a magical story that will delight…
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Four stars from Rebecca Herman

via Goodreads

Thirteen-year-old Zardi lives in the kingdom of Arribitha, where the sultan has banned magic, and anyone even heard talking about magic can be arrested. Her best friend is Rhidan, a mysterious foreigner who was found abandoned as a baby and raised by Zardi’s family. Rhidan longs to know of his origins, and receives a clue…
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