Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Wintersong

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that focuses on the yet-to-be released books we're waiting for. It's hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week I'm talking about a goblin-infused marriage!

Title: Wintersong
Author: S. Jae-Jones
Genre: YA Fantasy
Publication Date: February 7, 2017
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Goodreads summary

Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell.

All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the
Amber the Blonde Writer - Cover of Wintersong by S. Jae-Jones
Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, as Liesl helps shoulder the burden of running her family’s inn, her dreams of composition and childish fancies about the Goblin King must be set aside in favor of more practical concerns.

But when her sister Käthe is taken by the goblins, Liesl journeys to their realm to rescue her sister and return her to the world above. The Goblin King agrees to let Käthe go—for a price. The life of a maiden must be given to the land, in accordance with the old laws. A life for a life, he says. Without sacrifice, nothing good can grow. Without death, there can be no rebirth. In exchange for her sister’s freedom, Liesl offers her hand in marriage to the Goblin King. He accepts.

Down in the Underground, Liesl discovers that the Goblin King still inspires her—musically, physically, emotionally. Yet even as her talent blossoms, Liesl’s life is slowly fading away, the price she paid for becoming the Goblin King’s bride. As the two of them grow closer, they must learn just what it is they are each willing to sacrifice: her life, her music, or the end of the world.

Why I'm Waiting

Goblins are usually overlooked so that intrigued, but I was also drawn to the idea of sacrificing life over passion. Most people might think life is greater, but without my writing, I would have no passion for things to pursue and most importantly, I wouldn't know how to help or connect with others because writing is how I try to do that. This book sounds like it will be spectacular!


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  1. Yeah, this sounds really different. I would definitely give it a try.

    -What I'm Waiting For

    1. It's different from anything I've ever read or heard of. I hope you enjoy it if you pick it up! :) Thanks for stopping by!

  2. This book is new to me! Thanks for sharing!

    Have a wonderful week! Dani @ Paulette’s Papers

    1. I'm so glad other people are seeing it! It's been getting smaller press than other novels, but it still sounds wonderful :) Thanks for stopping by!