Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday #42

Hey everyone and welcome back (or to!) my blog! I'm Genni, and today I'll be participating in Waiting on Wednesday. WoW was hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. Every week we showcase an upcoming release we are excited about. Jill hasn't been posting for quite some time, so Tressa @ Wishful Endings has adopted and renamed WoW to Can't Wait Wednesday.

My pick for this week An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson!
Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized among them. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes – a weakness that could cost him his life.

Furious and devastated, Rook spirits her away to the autumnlands to stand trial for her crime. Waylaid by the Wild Hunt’s ghostly hounds, the tainted influence of the Alder King, and hideous monsters risen from barrow mounds, Isobel and Rook depend on one another for survival. Their alliance blossoms into trust, then love, violating the fair folks’ ruthless Good Law. There's only one way to save both their lives, Isobel must drink from the Green Well, whose water will transform her into a fair one—at the cost of her Craft, for immortality is as stagnant as it is timeless.

Isobel has a choice: she can sacrifice her art for a future, or arm herself with paint and canvas against the ancient power of the fairy courts. Because secretly, her Craft represents a threat the fair folk have never faced in all the millennia of their unchanging lives: for the first time, her portraits have the power to make them feel.


 Why I'm Waiting
To be frank, I don't really have a good general idea what htis book is about. I skimmed the synopsis, but what really sold me were all the rave ARC reviews I have been seeing. This book already seems well loved, and I'm intersted to see what the community thinks of it when it hits shelves! I'm a big YA fantasy reader, so even though I don't know what this is about that much, I'm sure I'll be picking it up when the time is right. :)

Are you looking forward to An Enchantment of Ravens? Why or why not?

Thanks so much for stopping by and I'll see you soon with another post!

Happy Reading!

Genni @ Ready, Set, Read!

16 comments:

  1. Lol, the synopsis also confuses me! But you're right - a lot of people seem to have loved it. And the cover is stunning!
    Great choice, Genni :) Hope you get to read it sometime soon!
    Here's my WoW

    Amy @ A Magical World Of Words

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    1. Haha, I'm glad I am not the only one! Let's hope the reviews are right. :) Thanks!

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  2. Nice! Seeing a lot of this one lately! Hope you love it too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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    1. Yeah, it's been getting a lot of buzz recently! Thanks Jessica. :)

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  3. I love this cover but the synopsis seems ... Meh. It wouldn't be the kind of thing I'd pick up.

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    1. Yeah, I completely understand. It's like that for me too. I'm still picking it up though (eventually), but I'm not highly anticipating it! Thanks for stopping by Lys. :)

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  4. the synopsis is indeed confusing! :) but yes to rave ARC reviews! and that cover! I hope you enjoy it!

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    1. Yes it is!! The cover and ARC reviews are slowly but surely selling me. Thank you!

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  5. I've heard so many good things about this book. I cant wait to pick up a copy for myself.
    I hope we both enjoy this one when it comes out :)
    Here is my WOW

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    1. I hope you love it Aneta! Fingers crossed. :)

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  6. Great pick and I really like the cover too. Hope you enjoy it a lot!

    Renee ~ My Wow

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  7. It does look like it could be good! And nice cover too!

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    1. Yes, the cover is stunning!! Thanks for visiting Greg. :)

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  8. I love the cover of this one and am looking forward to it as well. Great choice!

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