Waiting on Wednesday 03/10/21

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 Desert Prince by Peter V. Brett (August 3, 2021 by Del Rey)

Woohoo, it feels like I’ve been waiting for this forever! Set fifteen years after the demons war, we return to the same world as the Demon Cycle where a new darkness rises again, and I definitely want to be there to see it happen!

“Fifteen years have passed since the end of the war with demons, creatures of darkness who have hunted the night and plagued humanity since time out of mind. The heroes of humanity’s hour of need have become legend, and those who remain struggle to escape their shadows.

Olive Paper and Darin Bales have grown up in this new peaceful world. Demons have been all but destroyed, but dangers still lurk for the children of heroes.

Olive, Princess of Hollow, has her entire life planned out by her mother, Duchess Leesha Paper: a steady march on a checklist to prepare her for succession. The more her mother writes the script, the more Olive rails against playing the parts she is assigned.

Darin faces challenges of a different kind. Though free to choose his own path, the weight of legacy hangs heavy around his shoulders. It isn’t easy being the son of the man people say saved the world. Everyone expects greatness from Darin, but the only thing he’s ever been great at is hiding.

But when Olive and Darin step across the wards one night, they learn the demons are not all gone, and those that remain hunger for revenge. Events are set in motion that only prophecy can foresee as Olive and Darin seek to find their own places in the world in time to save it again.”

13 Comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 03/10/21”

  1. I haven’t read any of his stuff, not sure if he’s an author for me, but I do know he’s pretty popular with the r/fantasy crowd. 😉 Hope you enjoy this one when you get to it!

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  2. I never completed the first series, which isa shame, I think that the story started to drag a little for me and although I wanted to give it another shot I just never got a chance to go back. Hope you love this one though – the cover is lovely.
    Lynn 😀

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