Waiting on Wednesday 10/02/19

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that first originated at Breaking the Spine but has since linked up with “Can’t Wait Wednesday” at Wishful Endings now that the original creator is unable to host it anymore. Either way, this fun feature is a chance to showcase the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to get our hands on!

Mogsy’s Pick

The Obsidian Tower by Melissa Caruso (June 4, 2020 by Orbit)

I still need to finish the last book of Melissa Caruso’s Swords and Fire trilogy, but I love her writing and was so excited when I found out about her upcoming new novel which will be the first of new series called The Gate of Secrets set in the same world!

“The mage-marked granddaughter of a ruler of Vaskandar, Ryx was destined for power and prestige at the top of Vaskandran society. But her magic is broken; all she can do is uncontrollably drain the life from everything she touches, and Vaskandar has no place for a mage with unusable powers.

Then, one night, two terrible accidents befall her: Ryx accidentally kills a visiting dignitary in self-defense, activating a mysterious magical artifact sealed in an ancient tower in the heart of her family’s castle.

Ryx flees, seeking a solution to her deadly magic. She falls in with a group of unlikely magical experts investigating the disturbance in Vaskandar—and Ryx realizes that her family is in danger and her domain is at stake. She and her new colleagues must return to the family stronghold to take control of the artifact that everyone wants to claim—before it destroys the world.”

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16 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 10/02/19

  1. “All she can do is uncontrollably drain the life from everything she touches.” Okay, that’s a cool hook right there. This might be one to watch for.

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