The Candle and The Flame by Nafiza Azad

Wow. Friggin’ wow. The Candle and The Flame was instantly put on my TBR. Not just because it’s a Middle-Eastern inspired fantasy (my favourite). But because of the magic system and the glorious world-building, a magical version of the communities along the Silk Road. Fatima has dealt with a lot, despite still just being a teenager. She lives with her sister and travels across the multicultural city of Noor as a messenger. And while her life seems to be settling into something  ...

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