Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

This week, what's really got my pages in a twist is...

(Shattered Realms #1)
Publication Date: April 19, 2016
Hardcover, 544 pages, HarperCollins
Genres: YA, Fantasy

The first in a thrilling new four-book fantasy series from New York Times bestselling author Cinda Williams Chima, set in the same world as her beloved Seven Realms series, a generation later

Adrian sul’Han, known as Ash, is a trained healer with a powerful gift of magic—and a thirst for revenge. Ash is forced into hiding after a series of murders throws the queendom into chaos. Now Ash is closer than he’s ever been to killing the man responsible, the cruel king of Arden. As a healer, can Ash use his powers not to save a life but to take it?

Abandoned at birth, Jenna Bandelow was told that the mysterious magemark on the back of her neck would make her a target. But when the King’s Guard launches a relentless search for a girl with a mark like hers, Jenna assumes that it has more to do with her role as a saboteur than any birth-based curse. Though Jenna doesn’t know why she’s being hunted, she knows that she can’t get caught.

Eventually, Ash’s and Jenna’s paths will collide in Arden. Thrown together by chance and joined by their hatred of the king, they will come to rescue each other in ways they cannot yet imagine.

Set in the world of the acclaimed Seven Realms series a generation later, this is a thrilling story of dark magic, chilling threats, and two unforgettable characters walking a knife-sharp line between life and death.

My Thoughts

Chima’s Seven Realms series was fantabulous, so I know this spin-off series will be just as amazing. I just have to get my hands on it…

What book are you waiting on this Wednesday?


  1. YES! This sounds amazing! I'm definitely looking forward to it! Great choice!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My WoW

  2. What a beautiful cover! I haven't read this author before but that cover makes me want to take a second look. Great pick!

    1. Definitely start with The Demon King first. It's an awesome YA fantasy series. :)


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