Tasha Suri writes the female characters I didn't realize I was aching to see in fantasy, to devastating effect. This is a fiercely and unapologetically feminist tale of endurance and revolution set against a gorgeous, unique magical world
The Jasmine Throne is an intimate, complex, magical study of empire and the people caught in its bloody teeth. It's about resistance and power, histories both personal and political, and the heroes who must become monsters to survive. I loved it.
The Jasmine Throne raises the bar for what epic fantasy should be. Tasha Suri has created a beautiful, ferocious world alongside an intimate study of the characters who will burn it all down.
The Jasmine Throne pulls you under, sweeping you away on a current of gorgeous prose and intricately imagined magic and politics. Filled with sharply-drawn characters who ache with longing: for peace, for war, for one another. It left me breathless.
Suri's incandescent feminist masterpiece hits like a steel fist inside a velvet glove. Blisteringly furious and astonishingly tender by turns, its women take on the patriarchal empire with every weapon at their disposal. Their combined force will leave you as stunned and gasping as those who would deny them. Simply magnificent.
Like the magic in this tale of reclaiming power, The Jasmine Throne will work its way under your skin with Suri's compelling characters and gorgeous, effortless prose.
The Jasmine Throne is a riveting and gorgeously-written tale set in an intricate, expansive world. I love a story where I'm not sure who I'm supposed to root for, so I was thrilled to become so invested in each of the characters. They will live in my imagination for a long time to come, and I cannot wait to see what happens next!
A masterpiece. Suri continues to storm the realm of epic fantasy. The Jasmine Throne is the powerful, female-centric series I've hungered for-with deftly-woven prose and a pair of glorious women destined to wreck your heart.