Waiting on Wednesday which is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine in which you show a book that will be releasing soon that you are excited for!
THIS BOOK SOUNDS FREAKING AMAZING!!! LIKE HOLY HELL I NEED THIS IN MY LIFE RIGHT NOW! The HarperTeen winter line up is just amazing. The fantasy books that are coming out soon are just sounding mind blowingly amazing. I am ready for all the high fantasy!!!
Author: Kathy MacMillan
Release Date: January 19th 2016
Raisa was just a child when she was sold to work as a slave in the kingdom of Qilara. Despite her young age, her father was teaching her to read and write, grooming her to take his place as a Learned One. In Qilara, the Arnathim, like Raisa, are the lowest class, and literacy is a capital offense. What’s more, only the king, prince, tutor, and tutor-in-training are allowed to learn the very highest order language, the language of the gods. So when the tutor-in-training is executed for teaching slaves this sacred language, and Raisa is selected to replace her, Raisa knows any slipup on her part could mean death. Keeping her secret is hard enough, but the romance that’s been growing between her and Prince Mati isn’t helping matters. Then Raisa is approached by the Resistance—an underground army of slave rebels—to help liberate Arnath slaves. She wants to free her people, but that would mean aiding a war against Mati. As Raisa struggles with what to do, she discovers a secret that the Qilarites have been hiding for centuries—one that, if uncovered, could bring the kingdom to its knees.
What are you waiting on this week? Are you excited for Sword and Verse? What do you think of the HarperTeen fall/winter line up? Are you enjoying for the fantasy trend that is upon us?