Tuesday, July 11, 2017

~Waiting on Wednesday~ Wolves & Roses

                “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:

Wolves & Roses (Fairy Tales of the Magicorum #1) by Christina Bauer
Out:  10/31

From Goodreads:
                Seventeen-year-old Bryar Rose has a problem.  She’s descended from one of the three magical races—shifters, fairies, or witches.  That makes her one of the Magicorum, and Magicorum always follow a fairy tale life template.  In Bryar’s case, that template should be Sleeping Beauty.

                “Should” being the key word.
               
                Trouble is, Bryar is nowhere near the sleeping beauty life template.  Not even close.  She doesn’t like birds or woodland creatures.  She can’t sing.  And she certainly can’t stand Prince Philpot, the so-called “His Highness of Hedge Funds” that her aunties want her to marry.  Even worse, Bryar’s having recurring dreams of a bad boy hottie and is obsessed with finding papyri from ancident Egypt.  What’s up with that?

                All Bryar wants is to attend a regular high school with normal humans and forget all about shifters, fairies, witches, and the curse that Colonel Mallory the Magnificent placed on her.  And she might be able to do just that—if only she can just keep her head down until her eighteenth birthday when the spell that’s ruined her life goes buh-bye.

                But that plan gets turned upside down when Bryar Rose meets Knox, the bad boy who’s literally from her dreams.  Knox is a powerful werewolf, and his presence in her life changes everything, and not just because he makes her knees turn into Jell-O.  If Bryar can’t figure out who—or what—she really is, it might cost both her and Knox their lives…as well as jeopardize the very nature of magic itself.

Why I’m Waiting:
                I love this author.  Obviously.  Auto-buy aside I like the idea of the book with the fairy tale template being turned around on its head.  Should be fun!  Plus the three chapter sampler I read and reviewed has me super pumped for this one! 


                What are you waiting on?  Tell me below what you think of this title and leave a link to your WoW as well so I can check it out.

12 comments:

  1. Wolves and Roses looks amazing. :) I fell in love with the cover of this book since I first saw it.

    My WoW post.

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    1. I know I do love the cover and so from what I got to read it is interesting.

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  2. I did a cover reveal for this one some time ago. I'm glad to hear positive things about the author because I'm really wanting to give this one a try. Great choice!

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    1. Yes I have enjoyed all of her previous books! I hope you enjoy reading this one!

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  3. This one is new to me, but I hope you enjoy it! Looks like a fun read!

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    1. I love learning about new books through these weekly posts!

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  4. I love fairy tale reimaginings! I will definitely have to look into this one.

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    1. Yep always fun to see classic stories turned around in new ways!

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  5. I would buy this for the gorgeous cover! sadly, too much romance there for me but I hope you like it!

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  6. Oh wow, this sounds like such a unique read. The part in the blurb about her hating Prince Philpott made me LOL. I hope you love this one!

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    1. Yes I love that she isn't just going to swoon for her "Prince"

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