Waiting on Wednesday 04/26/17

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that lets us feature upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden (January 9, 2018 by Del Rey)

It’s still a long ways off, but when I saw the cover and description of this sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale, I couldn’t help my excitement. I loved the first book, and here’s hoping the follow-up will be just as lovely and magical.

“The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose between marriage or life in a convent and instead flees her home—but soon finds herself called upon to help defend the city of Moscow when it comes under siege.

Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make her a match with a Moscovite prince. Both doom her to life in a tower, cut off from the vast world she longs to explore. So instead she chooses adventure, disguising herself as a boy and riding her horse into the woods. When a battle with some bandits who have been terrorizing the countryside earns her the admiration of the Grand Prince of Moscow, she must carefully guard the secret of her gender to remain in his good graces—even as she realizes his kingdom is under threat from mysterious forces only she will be able to stop.”

19 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 04/26/17”

  1. Ohhhh, this is the sequel to The Bear and the Nightingale (right?)! I LOVE that cover! Wow. And we thought the first book’s cover was great. 😀 I haven’t read the first book but I might binge-read the series when it is completed. I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Have a lovely week, Mogsy. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!


  2. That cover, wow!! And riding off into the woods with the horse sounds like a good direction for poor misunderstood Vasya, Lol. Her horse was my favorite character 😀


  3. Haha – you and Tammy have both trumped me with your lists this week – both books that I’m eagerly waiting for and had as my upcoming reads. I can’t wait for this one – I so loved the Bear and the Nightingale. And this has such a lovely cover.
    Lynn 😀


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