Tanaz Bhathena is an author based in Mississauga, ON, Canada.
She previously published two books for teenagers, including the critically acclaimed A Girl Like That, which was named a Best Book of the Year by various outlets including The Globe and Mail, Seventeen magazine and The Times of India.
She writes in to share an excerpt from her latest novel, a young adult fantasy called HUNTED BY THE SKY. Releasing on June 23, 2020, the book is set in a world inspired by medieval India and Zoroastrian and Hindu mythology. The School Library Journal gave it a starred review and called it “a breath of fresh air in the fantasy genre.”
The book is currently available for order in all major retailers, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Indiebound. Purchase links here:
Indiebound : https://www.indiebound.org/book/9780374313098
Here is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of the book: https://www.denofgeek.com/books/hunted-by-the-sky-chapter-excerpt/
More About Tanaz Bhathena
Tanaz Bhathena writes books for young adults. Her sophomore novel, The Beauty of the Moment, won the Nautilus Gold Award for Young Adult Fiction and has also been nominated for the Ontario Library Association’s White Pine Award. Her acclaimed debut, A Girl Like That, was named a Best Book of the Year by numerous outlets including The Globe and Mail, Seventeen, and The Times of India. Her latest book, Hunted by the Sky, (releasing June 23 2020) is the first of a YA fantasy duology set in a world inspired by medieval India. Her short stories have appeared in various publications including The Hindu, Blackbird, Witness, and Room.
Born in India and raised in Saudi Arabia and Canada, Tanaz lives in Mississauga, Ontario, with her family.