Tuesday, November 24, 2015

~Waiting on Wednesday~ Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

                So a brief note before the usual Wednesday post.  Tomorrow is Thanksgiving so I will not be posting but working then shopping (AKA people watching because wow it's fun to watch crazy people).  Still while I won't be posting anything I would like to wish all of my wonderful readers a happy and safe holiday.  May you spend it with those who make you happiest and a good book when they start to drive you mad ;)


                “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.  Basically books that are not yet out that we are dying to get our hands on.  This week’s pick is:

Truthwitch by Susan Dennard
Out:  1/5

From Goodreads:
On a continent ruled by three empires, some are born with a “witchery”, a magical skill that sets them apart from others.

In the Witchlands, there are almost as many types of magic as there are ways to get in trouble—as two desperate young women know all too well.

Safiya is a Truthwitch, able to discern truth from lie.  It’s a powerful magic that many would kill to have on their side, especially amongst the nobility to which Safi was born.  So Safi must keep her gift hidden, lest she be used as a pawn in the struggle between empires

Iseult, a Treadwitch, can see the invisible ties that bind and entangle the lives around her—but she cannot see the bonds that touch her own heart.  Her unlikely friendship with Safi has taken her from life as an outcast into one of reckless adventure, where she is a cool, wary balance to Safi’s hotheaded impulsiveness.

Safi and Iseult just want to be free to live their own lives, but war is coming to the Witchlands.  With the help of the cunning Prince Merik (a Windwitch and ship’s captain) and the hindrance of a Bloodwitch bent on revenge, the friends must fight emperors, princes, and mercenaries alike, who will stop at nothing to get their hands on a Truthwitch.


Why I’m Waiting:

               So I had the chance to meet Susan when she surprised her friend Sarah J. Maas at her signing and together they were just hilarious.  I was reminded of my friends and I just wanted to go get some coffee or drinks with them and just jabber on about anything and everything because they seemed that awesome.  Now I already loved Sarah J. Maas but had only seen the covers of Susan’s books before didn’t know about them but I left wanting to read them.  The most prominent in my mind was Truthwitch because she was talking about it, and Sarah was raving about it as well, apparently being best friends with the authors means you get the book way before there is an ARC.  So that was enough for me right there plus it sounds pretty amazing with lots of fantasy elements and magic and even better girl power!  Gal pal friendships are the best and I realize there are not a ton that focus on that as a main element.   

16 comments:

  1. Good pick. Sarah J. Maas and Susan Dennard are wonderful. I hope you love all your new books this week.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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    1. Haha thanks! I know meeting her and seeing how funny she was and how much passion she had for her story sounds amazing!

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  2. Super excited for this one too. Also looking forward to us marathoning Something Starge in January :)

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    1. I know I can't wait! Right in time so I can have lots of Dennard!

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  3. This one is EVERYWHERE. Super excited for it :)

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    1. Haha I know I'm stoked to see it all over so when I finish it I should be able to easily find people to chat about it with!

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  4. Great pick! I am so excited for this book and already preordered a copy. I have been hearing so many good things about it already. I also love the friendship between Susan and Sarah! I wish I could have gone to a signing where they both were there. :)

    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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    1. I know and knowing they are such great friends I just know she will be able to write good friendship too with all the little things that make it 'real'! When I saw them together it was to see Sarah and Susan just sort of showed up to surprise her friend and then she pulled her into the whole talk and signing lol

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  5. The more I see this, the more I'm convinced I may have to pick it up. Love the cover too!

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    1. I know I'm excited for the buzz it's getting!

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  6. Yaaassss, I absolutely LOVED this book! I reviewed it a few weeks ago, and shared a swoony excerpt as well. :D I hope you enjoy this book when you read it!

    Have a fabulous week. :)

    Check out my WoW post!

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    1. Oh yay see even more proof this was an awesome pick and something to have pre-ordered so it will arrive day of!

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  7. I'm still not sure about this one although it sounds intriguing. Hope you like it!
    Thanks for visiting my WoW!

    Alma @ A Novel Place

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    1. Understandable. I'll be sure to share my thoughts one I read it when it's out! Thanks for stopping by!

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