The Gauntlet

March 28, 2017|
The Gauntlet by Karuna Riazi
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A trio of friends from New York City find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that’s a steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair.

Nothing can prepare you for The Gauntlet…

It didn’t look dangerous, exactly. When twelve-year-old Farah first laid eyes on the old-fashioned board game, she thought it looked…elegant.

It is made of wood, etched with exquisite images—a palace with domes and turrets, lattice-work windows that cast eerie shadows, a large spider—and at the very center of its cover, in broad letters, is written: The Gauntlet of Blood and Sand.

The Gauntlet is more than a game, though. It is the most ancient, the most dangerous kind of magic. It holds worlds inside worlds. And it takes players as prisoners.
Karuna Riazi is a born and raised New Yorker, with a loving, large extended family and the rather trying experience of being the eldest sibling in her particular clan. Besides pursuing a BA in English literature from Hofstra University, she is an online diversity advocate, blogger, and publishing intern. Karuna is fond of tea,&nbs...
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Title:The Gauntlet
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:304 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Shipping dimensions:304 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 1.2 in
Published:March 28, 2017
Publisher:Salaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:8
ISBN - 13:9781481486965

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