Jinns have made a remarkable appearance in YA fiction in the last couple of years and with it comes diverse characters.
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Below, you’ll find a list of YA fiction about Jinns.
- Forbidden Wish by Jessica Khoury
When Zahara is released from her lamp she finds herself in a world where her magic is forbidden but when the King offers her permanent release, she must decide between freedom from the lamp or love.
- Whole New World by Liz Braswell
This twisted tale changes one plot detail from popular Disney stories. Whole New World asks what would happen if Jafar was the first one to summon the genie.
- Becoming Jinn (Becoming Jinn Series) by Lori Goldstein
Azra, a Jinn, is evading her Jinn duties and masquerades as a human but when she discovers her powers are different from her Jinn friends, she must find out if her new powers will save or endanger her friends.
- Fire Wish (Jinni Wars) by Amber Lough
When Zayele is forced to marry a prince of Baghdad, she finds a Jinn and wishes to trade places.
- Exquisite Captive (Dark Caravan Cycle) by Heather Demetrios
Nalia is a powerful Jinn who was sold in the Jinn slave trade. She’s stuck in a bottle and must grant wishes for her horrible Hollywood master. One day Nalia meets Raif who promises to free her but it’s a high price and Nalia isn’t sure she can trust him.
- The Rebel of Sands (Rebel of Sands Series) by Alwyn Hamilton
Amani lives in Dustwalk where nothing happens. When her sharpshooting skills fails to aid in her escape, she finds a wanted stranger to help.
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