Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Waiting on Wednesday #206: Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim and Where It All Lands by Jennie Wexler

 

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!









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




    

Six Crimson Cranes

By: Elizabeth Lim

Expected Publication Date: July 6th, 2021

Buy on:   Bookshop


Shiori, the only princess of Kiata, has a secret. Forbidden magic runs through her veins. Normally she conceals it well, but on the morning of her betrothal ceremony, Shiori loses control. At first, her mistake seems like a stroke of luck, forestalling the wedding she never wanted, but it also catches the attention of Raikama, her stepmother.

Raikama has dark magic of her own, and she banishes the young princess, turning her brothers into cranes, and warning Shiori that she must speak of it to no one: for with every word that escapes her lips, one of her brothers will die.

Penniless, voiceless, and alone, Shiori searches for her brothers, and, on her journey, uncovers a conspiracy to overtake the throne—a conspiracy more twisted and deceitful, more cunning and complex, than even Raikama's betrayal. Only Shiori can set the kingdom to rights, but to do so she must place her trust in the very boy she fought so hard not to marry. And she must embrace the magic she's been taught all her life to contain—no matter what it costs her.

Oooh! This seems like a retelling of "The Six Swans" and it sounds like a really interesting retelling of the story!  Can't wait to pick this up!






Where It All Lands 

By: Jennie Wexler

Expected Publication Date: July 6th, 2021

Buy on:  Bookshop



Stevie Rosenstein has never made a true friend. Never fallen in love. Moved from city to city by her father’s unrelenting job, it’s too hard to care for someone. Trust in anything. The pain of leaving always hurts too much. But she’ll soon learn to trust, to love.

Twice.

Drew and Shane have been best friends through everything. The painful death of Shane's dad. The bitter separation of Drew's parents. Through sleepaway camps and family heartache, basketball games and immeasurable loss, they've always been there for each other.

When Stevie meets Drew and Shane, life should go on as normal.

But a simple coin toss alters the course of their year in profound and unexpected ways.

Told in dual timelines, debut author Jennie Wexler delivers a heartbreaking and hopeful novel about missed opportunities, second chances, and all the paths that lead us to where we are.


Wow!  A new romance book that involves a love triangle.  Usually, I don't care much for love triangles, but this sounds like an interesting read!







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








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20 comments:

  1. These both sound really good. Great choices.

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  2. I really love the cover of Six Crimson Cranes, I've got to add it to my list:-)

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  3. I am really excited about Six Crimson Cranes too. It sounds so awesome! Where It All Lands sounds good too. I hope you enjoy both of these when you read them. :-)

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  4. Six Crimson Cranes is also on my July TBR! Hope you enjoy it!!

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  5. Six Crimson Cranes looks interesting. I hope you enjoy them both when you get your hands on them!

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  6. Six Crimson Cranes sounds great! And that cover is stunning! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  7. Both of these sound really good! I didn't realize either was coming out so soon, either, good to know! Hope you enjoy them both!

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  8. I actually just started reading Where It All Lands and love it so far. I hope both of these are great reads for you. :)

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  9. I don't mind triangles if they are done right. I hope you enjoy reading both of your picks!
    My WoW

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  10. Sorry for the late reply. Time flies. Your two titles sound very interesting. Hope you will enjoy them. Happy reading.

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