Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Waiting on Wednesday #168: Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko and So This is Love by Elizabeth Lim





Hello everyone! "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, that is hosted by Breaking the Spine and the purpose of this event is that we spotlight upcoming releases of books that we are excited for!  This will also tie into Wishful Ending's Can't Wait Wednesday post!










This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selections are:




    
Raybearer

By: Jordan Ifueko

Expected Publication Date: April 4th, 2020

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Nothing is more important than loyalty. But what if you’ve sworn to protect the one you were born to destroy? 

Tarisai has always longed for the warmth of a family. She was raised in isolation by a mysterious, often absent mother known only as The Lady. The Lady sends her to the capital of the global empire of Aritsar to compete with other children to be chosen as one of the Crown Prince’s Council of 11. If she’s picked, she’ll be joined with the other Council members through the Ray, a bond deeper than blood. 

That closeness is irresistible to Tarisai, who has always wanted to belong somewhere. But The Lady has other ideas, including a magical wish that Tarisai is compelled to obey: Kill the Crown Prince once she gains his trust. Tarisai won’t stand by and become someone’s pawn—but is she strong enough to choose a different path for herself?

Oh my god! This cover looks gorgeous! And the story sounds really interesting! Definitely excited about this book!


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So This is Love

By: Elizabeth Lim

Expected Publication Date: April 7th, 2020

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What if Cinderella never tried on the glass slipper? Unable to prove that she's the missing princess, and unable to bear life under Lady Tremaine any longer, Cinderella attempts a fresh start, looking for work at the palace as a seamstress. But when the Grand Duke appoints her to serve under the king's visiting sister, Cinderella becomes witness to a grand conspiracy to take the king-and the prince-out of power, as well as a longstanding prejudice against fairies, including Cinderella's own Fairy Godmother. Faced with questions of love and loyalty to the kingdom, Cinderella must find a way to stop the villains of past and present . . . before it's too late.

Oooh! A retelling of the Disney Cinderella and what would happen if she didn't try on the slipper! Sounds interesting!


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So, what upcoming books are you looking forward to?  Please respond below!







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12 comments:

  1. Both books look good and both covers are beautiful.

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  2. Both sound like solid choices! Definitely helps to have good books to look forward to these days.

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  3. Wow, how have I not heard of Raybearer? Why aren't more people talking about it? That cover is stunning and I am super intrigued by the synopsis.

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    1. I agree that more people should be talking about this book!

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  4. So This is Love sounds awesome. I'm a huge fan of retellings, especially Cinderella ones. And Raybearer has such a stunning cover! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  5. Great picks! And loving those covers. Hope you enjoy them both!

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  6. Both books and authors are new to me. But they sound good and I like the covers. Happy reading!

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