Waiting on Wednesday / Can’t Wait Wednesday! #AuthorSpotlight #WOW


Waiting on Wednesday / Can’t Wait Wednesday

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, and my version is a mix of what I’m waiting to read, whether it’s a new release that is not out yet, or an older book on my TBR shelf, which I really want to read but haven’t got around to yet.

Here’s my ‘Can’t wait to read’, book for this week:

I know I am late to the party…  Can you guess what it is yet? This is one of those books that everyone else has read – except me – and I want to read it so much. But at first I was a little bit put off by the mixed reviews, so didn’t dive into it straight away. Have you read this? What did you think?

Guess what it is yet?

Book details 


The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

“Lush, dangerous, a dark jewel of a book . . . intoxicating” – Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Six of Crows

Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever.

And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when I look at him, I can hardly breathe.

One terrible morning, Jude and her sisters see their parents murdered in front of them. The terrifying assassin abducts all three girls to the world of Faerie, where Jude is installed in the royal court but mocked and tormented by the Faerie royalty for being mortal.

As Jude grows older, she realises that she will need to take part in the dangerous deceptions of the fey to ever truly belong.

But the stairway to power is fraught with shadows and betrayal. And looming over all is the infuriating, arrogant and charismatic Prince Cardan . . .

Enter the dramatic and thrilling world of the Folk of the Air, brimful of magic and romance from New York Times bestselling author Holly Black.

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black on Alternative-Read.com

What have you been wanting to read? 

Is this on your TBR or have you already read it? What your ‘Can’t wait for’ book? Do leet me know in the comments below. Thank you! 

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14 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday / Can’t Wait Wednesday! #AuthorSpotlight #WOW

  1. I have not read The Cruel Prince and really want to because I think I might want to do that pre-order for The Wicked King! I think it’s a great pick and one I should do something about!


    1. Oh I am not alone then! Yes, The Wicked King may just be my next week’s WOW, if I like this one!

  2. I haven’t read this one either and I have no idea why. It sounds awesome and like something I’d completely love. Thanks for reminding me about it! Happy reading! 🙂

    1. Well, you were not alone with your views! Many loved the hype, (and there was quite a lot around), yet a few were disappointed. I cannot wait to see which way I’m going to turn lol

  3. Carla – Canada – I am a retired teacher/librarian. I love to read, especially to my grandchildren. I read most genres, but lately have gravitated to cozy mysteries, romance (not erotic) and Christian Fiction. I do enjoy a good thriller every now and then, as well as some fantasy and the odd sci-fi. I have ventured into Blog tours, but I do not do well reading under pressure. I travel to Florida for 2 to 3 months in the winter (Canadian Snowbirder) but otherwise live in Windsor, Ontario Canada. Feel free to follow and comment on my blog. I try to respond to all comments.
    carhicks says:

    I keep saying that I want to read this book, but I haven’t had the chance yet. Soon, I hope.

  4. fuonlyknew – Voracious reader and love to do reviews. Will review yours! Love Doritos and chocolate. A fan of furry friends. I'm afraid of things that go bump in the night! I do reviews at request when time allows. Prefer print versions but also will do ebooks. If I can stand to let them go, I use some print review copies for giveaways.. Also like doing ARC reviews to promote authors and their books. I encourage authors to comment. My reviews are posted on my blog, Amazon, Goodreads, Shelfari, Smashwords and Barnes&Noble.
    fuonlyknew says:

    I would have never guessed but I should have been able to. This is one I’ve been wanting to read. Great showcase!

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