Prepare yourself for a story that's enriching, thrilling, and captivating
Mirage is a fantastic book. It's full of my favourite things: secrets, intrigue, gorgeous mythology, and complicated characters. It will break your heart and fill you with hope
Mirage is by turns thrilling and ruminative, sexy and heartbreaking. Somaiya Daud has written a moving and unforgettable debut
Daud is a masterful storyteller. Mirage gives readers an exquisitely wrought world with deft characters, death-defying stakes, and an aching romance. Bound to linger in your dreams.
Mirage is smart, sexy, and devilishly clever. Somaiya Daud has penned a tale worthy of all the stars in the sky
Mirage is full of characters who feel like they existed long before the story began, and a rich world that is as beautiful as it is cruel. A smart, romantic, exciting debut from a rare talent
Beautifully detailed, with enchanting poetry and characters you'll come to care for, Mirage is an exciting introduction to what is sure to be a thrilling series
Riveting . . . Readers who love clever, independent young women, protagonists of colour, cultures we don't normally get to see positively represented in fiction, lite-SF, space opera, royal court intrigue, and delectable insta-love will inhale Mirage
Lush and dangerous, Mirage had me entranced. Amani's journey-from rural innocent to calculating young woman, from village girl to royal impersonator-is galactic. I was here for all of it, and I desperately need to know what happens next.
A masterful, stunning read that brings Somaiya onto the scene as a major talent and voice and force to be reckoned with.
Mirage had me enthralled from its first page to its last. It's a a heart-wrenching, romantic, and exhilarating page-turner. Somaiya Daud is a brilliant writer and she has written a brilliant book.
A BuzzFeed, Publishers Weekly, Bustle, and Hypable most anticipated book of 2018
Superb . . . a beautiful and necessary meditation on finding strength in one's culture