Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday #39: The Hundredth Queen by Emily R. King

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" selection is:

Title:  The Hundredth Queen
Author:  Emily R. King
Expected Publication Date:  June 1st, 2017  

As an orphan ward of the Sisterhood, eighteen-year-old Kalinda is destined for nothing more than a life of seclusion and prayer. Plagued by fevers, she’s an unlikely candidate for even a servant’s position, let alone a courtesan or wife. Her sole dream is to continue living in peace in the Sisterhood’s mountain temple.

But a visit from the tyrant Rajah Tarek disrupts Kalinda’s life. Within hours, she is ripped from the comfort of her home, set on a desert trek, and ordered to fight for her place among the rajah’s ninety-nine wives and numerous courtesans. Her only solace comes in the company of her guard, the stoic but kind Captain Deven Naik.

Faced with the danger of a tournament to the death—and her growing affection for Deven—Kalinda has only one hope for escape, and it lies in an arcane, forbidden power buried within her.

In Emily R. King’s thrilling fantasy debut, an orphan girl blossoms into a warrior, summoning courage and confidence in her fearless quest to upend tradition, overthrow an empire, and reclaim her life as her own.

This sounds like a similar premise to "Throne of Glass," so I'm really interested in checking this book out!

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


  1. New one for me, I hope you enjoy it!!

  2. Its a new title for me too! It does sound good though!
    Here's my Can't Wait Wednesday

  3. Oh this sounds like an interesting debut.

  4. I haven't read Throne of Glass yet, but it is on my spring TBR list and I hope to get to it soon. I will have to check out some reviews of this one as well. Thanks for stopping by my WoW and sharing. I hope you enjoy this one!

  5. I think this is the first I've heard of it, and it sounds good! Thanks for bringing it to my attention. And thanks for visiting my Wednesday post on Lisa Loves Literature earlier!

  6. Sounds like an interesting one.

  7. This cover is really pretty and I've seen it in a few places this week. Great choice!

  8. Amazing pick!! I am also so excited for this one!
    Thanks for visiting my WoW :)

    Amy @ A Magical World Of Words

  9. OMG, a kick-butt female hero!!! Just the type of female character I LOVE to read about!! I'm adding this book to my Goodreads shelves RIGHT NOW. I know we're both going to enjoy reading it!! Thanks for the heads up, Ronyell!!

    Thanks as well for always visiting my blog and commenting on my CWW post!! Sorry for the late comment back.... :( If you're a mom, HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY tomorrow!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

  10. I've heard so much about this one already. I can't wait to get my hands on it.
    Hopefully we both love it when it comes out :)
    Aneta @ Angelic Book Reviews 

  11. I haven't seen that one before. It sounds like a good debut!

  12. This sounds interesting but I might stay away from it! I always get kind of irritated when I see white authors writing stories about Indian people... can we let Indian people do that, please? *says an Indian girl*

    Anyway! Happy reading! Have a fantastic week, Ronyell. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!