Wednesday 10 June 2015

{Feature} Waiting on Wednesday (#116)

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. 

Donna's WoW
The Mirror King (The Orphan Queen #2)
by Jodi Meadows 
Release Date: April 6th, 2016

Wilhelmina has a hundred enemies.

HER FRIENDS HAVE TURNED. After her identity is revealed during the Inundation, Princess Wilhelmina is kept prisoner by the Indigo Kingdom, with the Ospreys lost somewhere in the devastated city. When the Ospreys’ leader emerges at the worst possible moment, leaving Wil’s biggest ally on his deathbed, she must become Black Knife to set things right. 

HER MAGIC IS UNCONTROLLABLE. Wil’s power is to animate, not to give true life, but in the wraithland she commanded a cloud of wraith mist to save herself, and later ordered it solid. Now there is a living boy made of wraith—destructive and deadly, and willing to do anything for her.

HER HEART IS TORN. Though she’s ready for her crown, declaring herself queen means war. Caught between what she wants and what is right, Wilhelmina realizes the throne might not even matter. Everyone thought the wraith was years off, but already it’s destroying Indigo Kingdom villages. If she can’t protect both kingdoms, soon there won’t be a land to rule.

In this stunning conclusion to THE ORPHAN QUEEN, Jodi Meadows follows Wilhelmina’s breathtaking and brave journey from orphaned criminal on the streets to magic-wielding queen.

Donna's thoughts: Conclusion? What? NO! I was hoping it was going to be a trilogy! I need it still though and I love the cover!

Melanie's WoW
23168757Battlestorm (Midgard #3)
by Susan Krinard
Release Date: November 5th, 2015

The third installment in New York Times bestselling author Susan Krinard’s first urban fantasy series...

Centuries ago, the Norse gods and goddesses fought their Last Battle with the trickster god Loki and his frost giants. All were believed lost, except for a few survivors…including the Valkyrie Mist, forgotten daughter of the goddess Freya.

But the battle isn’t over, and Mist—living a mortal life in San Francisco—is at the center of a new war, with the fate of earth hanging in the balance. As old enemies and allies reappear around the city, Mist must determine who to trust, all while learning to control her own growing power.

It will take all of Mist’s courage, determination, and newfound magical abilities to stop Loki before history repeats itself.

Melanie's thoughts: 
I had Truth Witch a couple of weeks ago as my pick and this is the series that introduced me to the author. Book one wasn't great for me but book two really grabbed me and made me want to carry on with the series so that now, I really look forward to this.

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Megan McDade said...

I need to read the first books in these series but I love the cover of The Mirror King


Carina Olsen said...

Both books looks amazing :D But I am dyyyying for The Mirror King. <3 It is going to be amazing :D Happy reading sweet girls. <3 Hope you will both love these books :)

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