Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Waiting on Wednesday #110: Finding Baba Yaga by Jane Yolen

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:  Finding Baba Yaga
Author:  Jane Yolen
Expected Publication Date:  October 30th, 2018

A young woman discovers the power to speak up and take control of her fate—a theme that has never been more timely than it is now…
You think you know this story.
You do not.
A harsh, controlling father. A quiescent mother. A house that feels like anything but a home. Natasha gathers the strength to leave, and comes upon a little house in the wood: A house that walks about on chicken feet and is inhabited by a fairy tale witch. In finding Baba Yaga, Natasha finds her voice, her power, herself....
A mythic yet timely novel-in-verse by the beloved and prolific author and poet Jane Yolen, “the Hans Christian Andersen of America.”

It's been awhile since I last read a book by Jane Yolen and the fact that she is writing a short novel about Baba Yaga has gotten me really interested!

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


  1. Ooh that's an interesting sounding one! I love books about old fairy tales/myths/lore and whatnot!

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  2. Sounds amazing...and it will be available very soon! Thanks for sharing it.

  3. I've been curious about this one for some time. I'm fascinated with Baba Yaga tales. Great choice.

  4. I know that Jane Yolen's books are always good ones. Great pick!
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  5. Ooh, a story featuring Baba Yaga! Sounds really good. I'm adding this one to my wishlist. Thanks for sharing! :)

  6. I've never read anything by this author before. I hope you enjoy reading this book.
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  7. I am interested in reading this one too. It sounds so good!

  8. Great pick I absolutely love books about Baba Yaga and this one looks and sounds absolutely amazing. I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it. Thank you so much for stopping by my CWW last week.