Wednesday, April 4, 2018

I Want to Read It (48): Aru Shah and the End of Time



I Want to Read It, a hybrid between WLW (or WOW) and what's on my to-be-read pile. Well, instead of focusing just on books I would like to acquire, I will be using it to feature books that I just want to read. From the ones, I want to buy to the one's sitting on my TBR at home.



Aru Shah and the End of Time (Pandava Quartet, 1) by Roshani Chokshi, March 28, 2018. Published by Rick Riordan Presents.
Twelve-year-old Aru Shah has a tendency to stretch the truth in order to fit in at school. While her classmates are jetting off to family vacations in exotic locales, she'll be spending her autumn break at home, in the Museum of Ancient Indian Art and Culture, waiting for her mom to return from her latest archeological trip. Is it any wonder that Aru makes up stories about being royalty, traveling to Paris, and having a chauffeur?

One day, three schoolmates show up at Aru's doorstep to catch her in a lie. They don't believe her claim that the museum's Lamp of Bharata is cursed, and they dare Aru to prove it. Just a quick light, Aru thinks. Then she can get herself out of this mess and never ever fib again.

But lighting the lamp has dire consequences. She unwittingly frees the Sleeper, an ancient demon whose duty it is to awaken the God of Destruction. Her classmates and beloved mother are frozen in time, and it's up to Aru to save them.

Why

I have been meaning to talk about Aru Shah and the End of Time here for months now! It sounds like such a promising read and is one that I cannot wait to get my hands on. Plus, the cover is so pretty!! Pretty much every aspect of the synopsis has me super excited!!!

Tell me: Have you had a chance to read Roshani Chokshi's Aru Shah and the End of Time??


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