Waiting on Wednesday: To Kill a Kingdom

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

Publication Date: March 6th, 2018

Goodreads Summary
Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all. With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen transforms Lira into the one thing they loathe most—a human. Robbed of her song, Lira has until the winter solstice to deliver Prince Elian’s heart to the Sea Queen or remain a human forever.

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Waiting on Wednesday: Star-Touched Stories

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Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

Publication Date: August 7th, 2018 

Goodreads Summary
Three lush and adventurous stories in the Star-Touched World.

Death and Night

He was Lord of Death, cursed never to love. She was Night incarnate, destined to stay alone. After a chance meeting, they wonder if, perhaps, they could be meant for more. But danger crouches in their paths and the choices they make will set them on a journey that will span lifetimes.

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Review: A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

29939047A Crown of Wishes (The Star-Touched Queen #2) by Roshani Chokshi
Publication Date: March 28th 2017 by St. Martin’s Griffin
Rating: 4 Stars
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Mythology
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Goodreads Summary
An ancient mystery. An unlikely union. For one young princess in a state of peril, a dangerous wish could be the only answer…

She is the princess of Bharata—captured by her kingdom’s enemies, a prisoner of war. Now that she faces a future of exile and scorn, Gauri has nothing left to lose. Continue reading

Review: The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

25203675The Star-Touched Queen (Star-Tocuhed Queen #1) by Roshani Chokshi
Publication Date: 
April 26th 2016 by St. Martin’s Griffin
Rating: 3.5 Stars
Genre:
Young Adult, Fantasy, Romance, Mythology.
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Goodreads Summary
Fate and fortune. Power and passion. What does it take to be the queen of a kingdom when you’re only seventeen?

Maya is cursed. With a horoscope that promises a marriage of death and destruction, she has earned only the scorn and fear of her father’s kingdom. Content to follow more scholarly pursuits, her whole world is torn apart when her father, the Raja, arranges a wedding of political convenience to quell outside rebellions. Soon Maya becomes the queen of Akaran and wife of Amar. Neither roles are what she expected: As Akaran’s queen, she finds her voice and power. As Amar’s wife, she finds something else entirely: Compassion. Protection. Desire… Continue reading

Waiting on Wednesday: A Promise of Fire

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

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A Promise of Fire (Kingmaker Chronicles #1) by Amanda Bouchet

Publication Date: August 1st 2016

Goodreads Summary
Kingmaker. Soothsayer. Warrior. Mage. Kingdoms would rise and fall for her . . . if she is ever found. 

In the icy North, where magic is might, an all-powerful elite ruthlessly guided by a glacial Queen have grown to dominate the world. Now rebellion is stirring in the rough, magic-poor South, where for the first time in memory a warlord has succeeded in uniting the tribal nations. Continue reading