Waiting on Wednesday 06/16/21
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!
The Great Witch of Brittany by Louisa Morgan (February 15, 2022 by Redhook)
This week, I’m waiting on the next “witchy” book by Louisa Morgan, and this time it looks like we’re returning to the world of one of her previous books, A Secret History of Witches, featuring the Orchiere family with the story of Ursule herself.
There hasn’t been a witch born in the Orchière clan for generations. According to the elders, that line is dead, leaving the clan vulnerable to the whims of superstitious villagers and the prejudices of fearmongering bishops.
Ursule Orchière has been raised on stories of the great witches of the past. But the only magic she knows is the false spells her mother weaves over the gullible women who visit their fortune-telling caravan. Everything changes when Ursule comes of age and a spark of power flares to life. Thrilled to be chosen, she has no idea how magic will twist and shape her future.
Guided by the whispers of her ancestors and an ancient grimoire, Ursule is destined to walk the same path as the great witches of old. But first, the Orchière magical lineage must survive. And danger hovers over her, whether it’s the bloodlust of the mob or the flames of the pyre.”
Oh that’s intriguing!
Oooh interesting! That’s a new to me one. Hope you enjoy it once you get to read it!
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The Great Witch of Brittany sounds fantastic, although that means I need to get reading on A Secret History of Witches.
Certainly appears to have potential. I’ve not yet read the first book though I don’t know if that matters.
I’m excited about this too! Although A Secret History of Witches is probably my least favorite of her books, so I’m curious to see how this goes.
I have seen it pitched for fans of A Discovery of Witches Mogsy!
This is a series that I haven’t yet started but I really want to pick up soon.
I’d read it 😀