I’ve made it no secret on this blog that The Wrath & the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh was my favorite book of 2015. The Rose & the Dagger is the sequel, and I could not WAIT to spend time with these characters again. Shazi is seriously one of my all-time favorite heroines, so fierce and stubborn and incredible. She takes zero shit, not even from the king himself.
Speaking of the king– or rather, the caliph of Khorasan– Khalid is one of my top book boyfriends. He is breathtakingly INTENSE and sexy and mature. I love him love him love him.
Plus, we are introduced to new(er) characters in this book too, a few of whom stole my heart. A few of whom broke my heart.
I’m not going to say too much about this book, just that you need to read it. The first book still takes the top spot for me, but this sequel was just the reunion I needed!