Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s designed for bloggers to spotlight the upcoming releases that they simply can’t wait read.
I’ve been a major Marissa Meyer fan since her Lunar Chronicles books. When I learned that Meyer would be releasing a new book and a standalone I was beyond excited. I’m a little wary actually of Meyer’s use of the Queen of Hearts story because I was wondering what could have happened in her past to become evil. that being said I can’t wait to read this.
Title & Author: Heartless Marissa Meyer
Release Date: November 8th 2016
Publisher: Feiwel and Friends
Catherine may be one of the most desired girls in Wonderland and a favorite of the yet- unmarried King of Hearts but her interests lie elsewhere. A talented baker all she wants is to open a shop with her best friend and supply the Kingdom of Hearts with delectable pastries and confections.But according to her mother such a goal is unthinkable for the young woman who could he next Queen.
At a royal ball where Cath is expected to receive the king’s marriage proposal she meets Jest the handsome and mysterious court joker. For the first time she feels the pull of true attraction. At the risk of offending the King and infuriating her parents she and Jest enter into an intense secret courtship.
Cath is determined to define her own destiny and fall in love on her terms. But in a land thriving with magic, madness and monsters, fate has other plans