Waiting on Wednesday

I’ve been playing catch up this year. I feel like I barely read any of the new hyped books that were released recently. But I’m really happy with the books I’ve managed to read.

Next year, though, I’ll be exploring more of the new releases, and also start more series I didn’t get to last year. Most of my favorite series have concluded and so it’s time to find some new authors and stories to love.

There are a few January releases I’m really excited to pick up. Let’s start with this one.

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Wishful Endings (previously hosted by Breaking the Spine) that spotlights upcoming releases we eagerly await.

Publication Date: January 5, 2021

Author: Alexandra Bracken

Publisher: Disney-Hyperion

Format: Hardcover

Length: 576 pgs.


“Every seven years, the Agon begins. As punishment for a past rebellion, nine Greek gods are forced to walk the earth as mortals, hunted by the descendants of ancient bloodlines, all eager to kill a god and seize their divine power and immortality.

Long ago, Lore Perseous fled that brutal world in the wake of her family’s sadistic murder by a rival line, turning her back on the hunt’s promises of eternal glory. For years she’s pushed away any thought of revenge against the man–now a god–responsible for their deaths.more

You had me at “Greek gods.” I haven’t read many of Bracken’s books (I’ve only read Darkest Minds) but her books seem to do well so I’m looking forward to reading more of her work.

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