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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly awaiting.

 

This is my first Waiting on Wednesday ever! I’m excited to give it a try and see how it goes. With that said, here’s my pick that I can’t wait for.

 

Truthwitch

Title: Truthwitch
Author: Susan Dennard
Publisher: Tor Teen
Publication date: January 5, 2016
Summary (via 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 Threadwitch, 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 Chose This Book:

It’s insane how beyond excited I am for Truthwitch. I’ve heard so many other bloggers gush about it, and I just want to read it now! How will I survive without this book until January? It just doesn’t seem possible. I must have this book!

 

Have you read Truthwitch yet? What upcoming releases are you most excited about?

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