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Waiting on Wednesday: The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant 002

The Court of Miracles (A Court of Miracles #1)

by Kester Grant

Hardcover, 464 pages

Expected publication: June 2nd 2020 by Knopf Children’s

Les Misérables meets Six of Crows in this page-turning adventure as a young thief finds herself going head to head with leaders of Paris’s criminal underground in the wake of the French Revolution.

In the violent urban jungle of an alternate 1828 Paris, the French Revolution has failed and the city is divided between merciless royalty and nine underworld criminal guilds, known as the Court of Miracles. Eponine (Nina) Thénardier is a talented cat burglar and member of the Thieves Guild. Nina’s life is midnight robberies, avoiding her father’s fists, and watching over her naïve adopted sister, Cosette (Ettie). When Ettie attracts the eye of the Tiger–the ruthless lord of the Guild of Flesh–Nina is caught in a desperate race to keep the younger girl safe. Her vow takes her from the city’s dark underbelly to the glittering court of Louis XVII. And it also forces Nina to make a terrible choice–protect Ettie and set off a brutal war between the guilds, or forever lose her sister to the Tiger.

The Court of Miracles by Kester Grant solely sounds like one of those books that you will put down and just smile. Les Misérables meets Six of Crows that along brings a smile to my face. I’m a big fan of Les Misérables and Six of Crows I can’t wait to read this one and go on this wondrous adventure. 

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Waiting on Wednesday: Where Dreams Descend by Janella Angeles 001

Where Dreams Descend (Kingdom of Cards #1) by Janella Angeles 

Hardcover, 464 pages

Expected publication: June 2nd 2020 by Wednesday Books

In a city covered in ice and ruin, a group of magicians face off in a daring game of magical feats to find the next headliner of the Conquering Circus, only to find themselves under the threat of an unseen danger striking behind the scenes.

As each act becomes more and more risky and the number of missing magicians piles up, three are forced to reckon with their secrets before the darkness comes for them next.

The Star: Kallia, a powerful showgirl out to prove she’s the best no matter the cost

The Master: Jack, the enigmatic keeper of the club, and more than one lie told

The Magician: Demarco, the brooding judge with a dark past he can no longer hide

Where Dreams Descend is the startling and romantic first book in Janella Angeles’ debut Kingdom of Cards fantasy duology where magic is both celebrated and feared, and no heart is left unscathed.

It’s been a long time since I’ve done a Waiting for Wednesday post, so let’s get started with one that I’m eagerly awaiting, Where Dreams Descend

A book surrounding a Circus, I have to say that Circus theme books are a very big hit with me, and I’m earnestly waiting for it. 

Much like the other books, I love to read about daring games of magical feats. And Where Dreams Descend,  promises just that. A fight for the headliner of the Conquering Circus, where nothing is what it seems and magicians go missing. Therefore what more can I ask from this specific story?

 There’s nothing more enticing than a mysterious read with a hint of romance.