Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Waiting on Wednesday #159: This Will Kill That by Danielle K. Roux and A Violet Fire by Kelsey Quick

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:

This Will Kill That

By: Danielle K. Roux

Expected Publication Date: December 3rd, 2019 

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District City is full of monsters. Not the kind that appear particularly vile from the outside. The kind who murder innocent people for no apparent reason. Abandoned houses are haunted by wayward spirits. Leaders of rival Colors clash over the secrets of a brutal past.

After the Plague thinned out the population, Rin Morana figured people would have stopped killing each other. No such luck. Her parents disappeared, and now she is set to take over as the new Lady Morana, head of the Green faction. To be a leader, Rin must contend with her relationship to her rival, Lady Amaya, as well as her own history of violence.

A series of riddles take Amaya Verity out of her isolated room in the Blue compound and into the hidden spaces of the City. Running away from captivity, Amaya takes shelter with Rin at the old Sydis house. There she meets two young men with demons of their own to contend with and abilities to match. Alan who is hiding out from his abusive ex, and Kazuki who might be the only person in the City that remembers the events of the Plague.

As they dig deeper, Amaya and Rin must decide whether to fight monsters or become them.

Hmmm...sounds like a great mystery story!  Definitely checking this out!

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A Violet Fire

By: Kelsey Quick

Expected Publication: December 9th, 2019 

In the Vampire Stratocracy of Cain, human blood is scarce. For centuries, councils have sought to assuage the blood shortage by enslaving and breeding humans, turning them into profitable supply units for the rich and the abled.

Today, eighteen-year-old Wavorly Sterling is officially a supply unit, bound to serve her blood willingly to her master for the rest of her life. One of only few humans that was not bred in Cain, Wavorly knows freedom better than anyone, and she is determined to escape the clutches of her oppressors, even if by the hands of death.

But surprises lay beyond every certainty, and within every doubt. Where Wavorly's hatred for both vampires and her enslavement once flowed free as blood, it merely trickles as she grows to admire her reserved, yet receptive master and savior, Anton Zein.

Although warmed by comforts never felt before, danger still lurks in the castle, and a prophecy calls from beyond the walls of a lavender gate—concealing the horrific secrets lodged between handsome smirks and cinereous eyes. It will take everything within Wavorly to face her fears and her doubts; to harness the truth of her past despite what that means for her future. The only question is, will she?

Set in a richly detailed world of fantasy, A Violet Fire is a gripping journey filled with passion, betrayal, lies, and the encouragement we all need to take a stand for our freedom—no matter the cost.

Yes!!! I love books about vampires! Definitely picking this up!

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


  1. These both sound really good. I especially like the sounds of A Violet Fire.

  2. Both are new to me! Hope you get your hands on them soon! Thanks for visiting my post on Lisa Loves Literature earlier!

  3. These are both new to me. They sound awesome. Especially A Violet Fire. It's been too long since I've read a vampire book. Thanks for sharing and visiting my blog! Happy reading! :)

  4. I was not familiar with either of these, but I am seeing vampires making quite a comeback lately.

  5. They both sounds like really good stories. Especially A Violet Fire, because vampires! :D

  6. I haven't heard of these two but they sound interesting!

  7. My wishlist just grew again! Both author´s are new to me but the summary of This Will Kill That sounds very promising. Thank you for sharing them with us.

  8. These both sound great. Sorry for visiting so late this week!