Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week I am waiting on
Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young
Publication Date: 24th April 2018
Seventeen-year-old Eelyn’s world is war. Raised to fight alongside her Aska clansmen in a generations-old blood feud against the Riki, her life is brutal but simple: fight and survive. Until the day she sees the impossible on the battlefield—her brother, fighting with the enemy—the brother she watched die five years ago.
Faced with her brother’s betrayal, she must survive the winter in the mountains with the Riki if she wants to make it back to the fjord after the thaw. But when she begins to see herself in the people she’s been taught to hate, the world Eelyn once knew begins to crumble. And after the village is raided by a ruthless clan many believe to be a myth, Eelyn is given no choice but to trust Fiske, her brother’s friend who has tried more than once to kill her. Together, they must end the blood feud between their clans or watch their people be slaughtered.
A lush, Viking-age inspired fantasy about loyalty, forgiveness, and the definition of family.
How am I only hearing about this book now? This sounds like a fantasy dream. To start, it’s a Viking-age inspired fantasy, one of my favourite historical periods. Factor in the tension between Eelyn and her not so dead brother, what I’m hoping to be a hate to love romance with her brother’s friend, and facing the possibility that everything Eelyn has been taught to believe is a lie, you have one exciting and unpredictable story. Bring it on.
What’s your most anticipated book?