‘Rebel of the Sands’: everything you need to know before ‘Traitor to the Throne’

Basically, prepare for a book hangover

You know that moment when the sequel to one of your favourite books of the year before arrives? It’s got a beautiful cover, it’s way longer than book one and it holds SO MANY ANSWERS? That’s basically how the whole YA world is feeling as we get oh-so-near to release day for Alwyn Hamilton’s ‘Traitor to the Throne’.

It’s a truly beautiful thing, ya know.

But just in case you’ve been living under a big ‘ole rock and missing the glory of this Arabian Nights/Wild West mash-up, here’s everything you need to know.

The publisher totally rocked our world with personalised proofs.

I mean, who wouldn’t want to read something that’s actually inviting you to join a rebellion?!

It didn’t take long for people to start getting obsessed. 

Homework was abandoned, going to sleep pushed back chapter by chapter and well, if it wasn’t reading ‘Rebel of the Sands’, no thanks.

February’s hot new releases have got us hyped as hell – and you can read ’em now

Are people about to respond to Trump’s #MuslimBan with a US ban?

One Tweeter became a leeetle obsessed with their favourite Rebel quotes…

We’re always in the market for a new BBF – book boyfriend, obvs.

It even won a Goodreads award. You can’t argue with that. 

The need for ‘Traitor to the Throne’ is REAL. 

We officially rest our case.

Have you read ‘Traitor’ yet? Tell us what you thought in the comments below. 

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Written by Sophie Waters

Sophie is the Head of Commercial at Maximum Pop! Having studied English Lit and Creative Writing at Bath Spa University, she came to MP! to satisfy her passion for books. Sophie is a diehard Hufflepuff and feminist. She's also a huge cat lover, and can often be found rocking her socks off at a gig.

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