Waiting on Wednesday #WoW

Back with another week of Waiting on Wednesday, a showcase where we outline which currently unreleased books you’re dying to read!
Here’s my list:

  1. This Poison Heart by Kalynn Bayron

Goodreads Summary:

Briseis has a gift: she can grow plants from tiny seeds to rich blooms with a single touch.

When Briseis’s aunt dies and wills her a dilapidated estate in rural New York, Bri and her parents decide to leave Brooklyn behind for the summer. Hopefully there, surrounded by plants and flowers, Bri will finally learn to control her gift. But their new home is sinister in ways they could never have imagined–it comes with a specific set of instructions, an old-school apothecary, and a walled garden filled with the deadliest botanicals in the world that can only be entered by those who share Bri’s unique family lineage.

When strangers begin to arrive on their doorstep, asking for tinctures and elixirs, Bri learns she has a surprising talent for creating them. One of the visitors is Marie, a mysterious young woman who Bri befriends, only to find that Marie is keeping dark secrets about the history of the estate and its surrounding community. There is more to Bri’s sudden inheritance than she could have imagined, and she is determined to uncover it . . . until a nefarious group comes after her in search of a rare and dangerous immortality elixir. Up against a centuries-old curse and the deadliest plant on earth, Bri must harness her gift to protect herself and her family.

From the bestselling author of Cinderella Is Dead comes another inspiring and deeply compelling story about a young woman with the power to conquer the dark forces descending around her.

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HOW AMAZING DOES THIS SOUND?! I can’t wait for it to come out, not long to wait as this is released 15th July 2021 by Bloomsbury YA in the U.K.

Add it to your Goodreads here!


2. Sisters of the Snake by Sarena and Sasha Nanua

Goodreads Summary:

A lost princess. A dark puppet master. And a race against time—before all is lost.

Princess Rani longs for a chance to escape her gilded cage and prove herself. Ria is a street urchin, stealing just to keep herself alive.

When these two lives collide, everything turns on its head: because Ria and Rani, orphan and royal, are unmistakably identical.

A deal is struck to switch places—but danger lurks in both worlds, and to save their home, thief and princess must work together. Or watch it all fall into ruin.

Deadly magic, hidden temples, and dark prophecies: Sisters of the Snake is an action-packed, immersive fantasy that will thrill fans of The Crown’s Game and The Tiger at Midnight.

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Honestly, I’m a sucker for a pretty cover which is what pulled me in originally. But that blurb! I’m very excited for this one! Publishing 15th June 2021 by HarperTeen, we don’t have long to wait for this one either!

Add it to your Goodreads here!


Well these are my two choices for this week! What do you think? What do you have on your lists? Leave a comment below and I’ll take a look 🙂

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