Waiting on Wednesday: Furyborn

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme, created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

34323570This week I am waiting on
Furyborn (Empirium, #1) by Claire Legrand

Publication Date: May 22nd, 2018

Goodreads Summary
When assassins ambush her best friend, the crown prince, Rielle Dardenne risks everything to save him, exposing her ability to perform all seven kinds of elemental magic. The only people who should possess this extraordinary power are a pair of prophesied queens: a queen of light and salvation and a queen of blood and destruction. To prove she is the Sun Queen, Rielle must endure seven trials to test her magic. If she fails, she will be executed…unless the trials kill her first.

A thousand years later, the legend of Queen Rielle is a mere fairy tale to bounty hunter Eliana Ferracora. When the Undying Empire conquered her kingdom, she embraced violence to keep her family alive. Now, she believes herself untouchable–until her mother vanishes without a trace, along with countless other women in their city. To find her, Eliana joins a rebel captain on a dangerous mission and discovers that the evil at the heart of the empire is more terrible than she ever imagined.

As Rielle and Eliana fight in a cosmic war that spans millennia, their stories intersect, and the shocking connections between them ultimately determine the fate of their world–and of each other.


Elemental magic. Two tales that span thousands of years. Yet somehow, they’re connected. Treacherous trials. Bounty hunter and rebel captains! YES PLEASE!! Give me this book now. End of discussion.

What’s your most anticipated book?

14 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: Furyborn

  1. Ohh great choice, Lois 🙂 I have heard great things about Furyborn so far – I actually thought it was already released?! All of these ARCs and the community overall is messing with my mind ahaha. I hope you’ll enjoy it when you can read it 😀

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