Waiting on Wednesday: Heart and Seoul

Originally created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, and adapted to Can’t-Wait Wednesday by Tressa at Wishful Endings, Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

https://i.gr-assets.com/images/S/compressed.photo.goodreads.com/books/1583861175l/44539656.jpgThis week I am waiting on
Heart and Seoul by Jen Frederick

Publication Date: ????

Goodreads Summary
From USA Today bestselling author Jen Frederick comes a heart-wrenching yet hopeful romance that shows that the price of belonging is often steeper than expected.

As a Korean adoptee, Hara Wilson doesn’t need anyone telling her she looks different from her white parents. She knows. Every time Hara looks in the mirror, she’s reminded that she doesn’t look like anyone else in her family—not her loving mother, Ellen; not her jerk of a father, Pat; and certainly not like Pat’s new wife and new “real” son.

At the age of twenty-five, she thought she had come to terms with it all, but when her father suddenly dies, an offhand comment at his funeral triggers an identity crisis that has her running off to Seoul in search of her roots.

What Hara finds there has all the makings of a classic K-drama: a tall, mysterious stranger who greets her at the airport, spontaneous adventures across the city, and a mess of familial ties, along with a red string of destiny that winds its way around her heart and soul. Hara goes to Korea looking for answers, but what she gets instead is love—a forbidden love that will either welcome Hara home…or destroy her chance of finding one.


The few books I’ve read by Jen Frederick were a whole lot of fun, so when I saw the cover of this book over on twitter, I knew I had to instantly add it to my tbr list. Sadly, Heart and Seoul are but one of the many publications disrupted by Covid19. Nevertheless, there is plenty to be excited about with this book. Hara’s search for identity, the mysterious stranger, an adventure across Seoul, and a forbidden romance, all promise to treat us to one addictive read.

Have you read any of Jen Frederick’s books?
What’s your most anticipated release?

16 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: Heart and Seoul

  1. I haven’t read this author before, but I love the sound of this book. Definitely one to add to my wish list. I hope you love it when you get a chance to read it.

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  2. I think this is the first time I hear of a BOOK being delayed due to the pandemic. I knew it wouldn’t surprise me but it’s interesting to see the book marketing industry follow the “cancel and delay” trend. Oh, did I mention that cover is indeed super cute? Hahah Thanks for sharing!

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