Waiting on Wednesday

mini-reviews-3Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week I’m looking forward to The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic by Leigh Bardugo.

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*breathe* OH MY GOSH!!!! Where do I even start? It’s a new book by Leigh Bardugo that’s based in the Grishaverse. Annnd…it has illustrations. The whole package is going to be absolutely gorgeous. I’m so excited to have this beauty in my hands. I NEED IT NOW!!! SEPTEMBER COME QUICKLY PLEASE!!!

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34076952Love speaks in flowers. Truth requires thorns.

Travel to a world of dark bargains struck by moonlight, of haunted towns and hungry woods, of talking beasts and gingerbread golems, where a young mermaid’s voice can summon deadly storms and where a river might do a lovestruck boy’s bidding but only for a terrible price.

Inspired by myth, fairy tale, and folklore, #1 New York Times–bestselling author Leigh Bardugo has crafted a deliciously atmospheric collection of short stories filled with betrayals, revenge, sacrifice, and love.

Perfect for new readers and dedicated fans, these tales will transport you to lands both familiar and strange—to a fully realized world of dangerous magic that millions have visited through the novels of the Grishaverse.

This collection of six stories includes three brand-new tales, all of them lavishly illustrated with art that changes with each turn of the page, culminating in six stunning full-spread illustrations as rich in detail as the stories themselves