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Jessica Khoury - El ​tercer deseo
"Soy ​la esclava de la lámpara. Tengo el poder de concederte tres deseos". Zahra lleva tanto tiempo encerrada en su lámpara que, cuando un ladronzuelo la descubre, se topa con un mundo muy distinto: ahora, la magia está prohibida y su nombre se ha convertido en una leyenda. Una aterradora por lo que le hizo a su anterior ama. Decidida a huir, Zahra acepta el trato que le propone el rey de los genios: la libertad a cambio de una terrible traición. Para conseguir su objetivo deberá ocultar su verdadera identidad y no separarse de su nuevo amo. Al fin y al cabo, Aladdín todavía tiene tres deseos que elegir.

Jessica Khoury - Kalahari
A ​life-or-death stakes safari adventure from the acclaimed author of Origin and Vitro, which thoughtfully examines the unintended consequences of scientific experimentation. When an educational safari goes wrong, five teens find themselves stranded in the Kalahari Desert without a guide. lt's up to Sarah, the daughter of zoologists, to keep them alive and lead them to safety. But soon they encounter something even Sarah cannot believe: a silver lion, as though made of mercury, makes a vicious, unprovoked attack on the group. After a narrow escape, the group uncovers the chilling truth behind the lion's silver sheen: a Corpus-manufactured, if highly contagious and deadly virus that threatens to ravage the entire area and eliminate life as they know it.

Jessica Khoury - Last ​of Her Name
Sixteen ​years ago, rebellion swept the galaxy known as the Belt of Jewels. Every member of the Leonov royal family was murdered--down to their youngest child, Princess Anya--making way for the Union government to seize power. But Stacia doesn't think much about politics. She spends her days half-wild, rambling her father's vineyard with her friends, Clio and Pol. That all changes when a Union ship appears burning through the sky, bearing the leader of the Union, the Direktor Eminent himself, who declares that Stacia's sleepy village is a den of empire loyalists. Even more shocking, the Direktor claims that Princess Anya Leonova is alive--and Stacia is the lost princess As their home explodes into chaos, Pol smuggles Stacia to a hidden escape ship, leaving Clio in the hands of the Union. With everything she knows threading away into stars, Stacia sets her heart on a single mission: She will find and rescue Clio, even with the whole galaxy on her trail.

Jessica Khoury - Origen
Pia ​es el origen de una nueva raza que dejará la muerte atrás. Con el propósito de que fuera inmortal, ha sido diseñada genéticamente, engendrada y criada por un equipo de científicos en un complejo secreto oculto en las profundidades del bosque tropical del Amazonas. Ellos han empezado a plantearle retos con el propósito de capacitarla para llevar a cabo su peligrosa misión. Desde que recuerda, su mayor deseo ha sido siempre cumplir con las expectativas de los científicos. Pero la noche en que cumple diecisiete años, se verá libre en la selva por primera vez en su vida, y encontrará a Eio, un chico de una aldea cercana. Incapaz de resistirse, Pia vuelve a escaparse una y otra vez para verlo. Juntos reconstruirán la verdad sobre su origen, una verdad de consecuencias mortales, que cambiará su vida para siempre.

Jessica Khoury - Vitro
On ​a remote island in the Pacific, Corpus scientists have taken test tube embryos and given them life. These beings--the Vitros--have knowledge and abilities most humans can only dream of. But they also have one enormous flaw. Sophie Crue is determined to visit Skin Island and find her mother, a scientist who left Sophie behind years ago. She enlists hunky charter pilot Jim Julien to take her there. But once on the island, Sophie and Jim encounter more than they bargained for, including a charming, brilliant Vitro named Nicholas and an innocent, newly awoken one named Lux. In a race for their lives, Sophie and Jim are about to discover what happens when science stretches too far beyond its reach.

Jessica Khoury - Origin
An ​electrifying action-romance that's as thoughtful as it is tragic Pia has grown up in a secret laboratory hidden deep in the Amazon rain forest. She was raised by a team of scientists who have created her to be the start of a new immortal race. But on the night of her seventeenth birthday, Pia discovers a hole in the electric fence that surrounds her sterile home--and sneaks outside the compound for the first time in her life. Free in the jungle, Pia meets Eio, a boy from a nearby village. Together, they embark on a race against time to discover the truth about Pia's origin--a truth with deadly consequences that will change their lives forever. Origin is a beautifully told, shocking new way to look at an age-old desire: to live forever, no matter the cost. This is a supremely compelling debut novel that blends the awakening romance of Matched with the mystery and jungle conspiracy of Lost.

Jessica Khoury - Ein ​Kuss aus Sternenstaub
»Er ​ist die Sonne und ich bin der Mond.« SIE ist die mächtigste aller Dschinnys. ER ist ein gewitzter Dieb. Gemeinsam sind sie unschlagbar. Doch zunächst sind sie ein Dreamteam wider Willen, denn ER möchte alles aus seinen drei Wünschen rausholen, SIE schnellstmöglich ihre Freiheit zurückgewinnen. Aber nach und nach erkennen die beiden, dass alles Glück dieser Welt bereits an ihrer Seite ist. Doch wenn eine Dschinny und ein Mensch sich verlieben, erwartet sie beide der Tod. Also müssen die beiden, um ihr Glück UND die Freiheit zu gewinnen, alle Regeln brechen.

Jessica Khoury - The ​Forbidden Wish
She ​is the most powerful Jinni of all. He is a boy from the streets. Their love will shake the world... When Aladdin discovers Zahra's jinni lamp, Zahra is thrust back into a world she hasn't seen in hundreds of years -- a world where magic is forbidden and Zahra's very existence is illegal. She must disguise herself to stay alive, using ancient shape-shifting magic, until her new master has selected his three wishes. 

 But when the King of the Jinn offers Zahra a chance to be free of her lamp forever, she seizes the opportunity—only to discover she is falling in love with Aladdin. When saving herself means betraying him, Zahra must decide once and for all: is winning her freedom worth losing her heart? As time unravels and her enemies close in, Zahra finds herself suspended between danger and desire in this dazzling retelling of Aladdin from acclaimed author Jessica Khoury.

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