Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday (76)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly, bookish meme created and hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The meme helps book bloggers and readers shine a spotlight om some of the many upcoming releases that we are all patiently (but most likely impatiently) waiting on. Get it? You can find out more information on the meme on her blog, Breaking the Spine.

So you're interested in sharing some of the books you're waiting on with your readers!? That's great! To participate in Jill's meme, all you need to do is:
  • Create your own Waiting on Wednesday post that features an upcoming title (or titles)
  • Be sure to credit Jill in your post
  • Link up to the Linky on Jill's blog

Waiting On...

Title: Spindle Fire
Author: Lexa Hillyer
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: April 11, 2017

Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas and Leigh Bardugo, Spindle Fire is an enthralling, wholly original re-imagining of a classic faerie story.

Half-sisters Isabelle and Aurora are polar opposites: Isabelle is the king’s headstrong illegitimate daughter, whose sight was tithed by faeries; Aurora, beautiful and sheltered, was tithed her sense of touch and voice on the same day. Despite their differences, the sisters have always been extremely close.

And then everything changes, with a single drop of Aurora’s blood, a Faerie Queen who is preparing for war, a strange and enchanting dream realm—and a sleep so deep it cannot be broken.

Spindle Fire is a tour de force fantasy set in the dwindling, deliciously corrupt world of the fae, and featuring two truly unforgettable heroines.

Why I'm Waiting...

Okay... so a few of you might be looking at this post and scratching your head because a book like Spindle Fire isn't exactly what you'd expect me to go for. I'm not too big on fantasy, but sometimes, a synopsis just grabs me and I know that I have to read the book.

What caught my eye about Spindle Fire is that it's a retelling of Sleeping Beauty with a focus on sisters! I also love that there are going to some twists to it, so I can't wait to see what Ms. Hillyer does with it.

What Are You Waiting On...

Wow... it feels like forever since my last Waiting on Wednesday post, which means it's been forever since you've all told me what you're waiting on. Feel free to comment below to let me know what books you can't wait to get ahold of. And bloggers, definitely feel free to leave a link to your own Waiting on Wednesday posts so I can check them out this week! 

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