Most Anticipated Reads 2022

My Most Anticipated Releases Of 2022 – Part I:

It’s here; part one of my favourite post of the year to write! And, I confess, I’m kind of alarmed by just how long my list is this year. Next year I may well have to set a limit as to how many books I can include. But here it is anyway and, just as a head’s up, it doesn’t stop based on month – it stops based on the half way point of the original post, more or less. So, if a book comes out after Elektra, it could well be listed in part two.

The Ivory Key by Akshaya Raman

Magic is ‘a precious resource that has kept Ashoka safe from conflict’ but the country’s only quarry is running out of magic, there’s a looming threat of war and if ‘enemies discover this, they’ll stop at nothing to seize the last of the magic.’ Vira, ‘desperate to get out of her mother’s shadow and establish her legacy as a revered queen of Ashoka’, hopes to ‘find a mysterious object of legend: the Ivory Key’ which is rumored to unlock a new source of magic. But to do so she needs to reunite with her estranged siblings…and each of them have very different plans for what to do with the key.  I can’t wait for my copy of this book to turn up; it sounds absolutely fantastic. Scheming siblings, dwindling magic and the threat of war…what more could I possibly ask for?

Nightrender by Jodi Meadows

‘Kingdoms will fall, gods will die, and hearts will be broken’

How on earth have I not heard of this sooner? If the opening quote somehow hasn’t intrigued you then let me mention it’s wholly unique sounding setting – a place where reality bends, villages disappear and forests burn forever. Salvation; a land where three kingdoms have been at war for a thousand years. Malice, ‘an incursion from the demon plane’, is it’s greatest threat and could lead to the ‘total unravelling of night and day, light and dark, life and death.’ Characters include ‘the serpent bride’ and the prince she’s supposed to marry who has noticed the growing darkness. And then there’s Nightrender herself: ‘the hammer of the gods, an immortal warrior more weapon than girl.’ Who, when last summoned, ‘slaughtered every royal in Salvation, and no one knows why.’ Seriously how could anyone resist a premise like this? I need this already!!

The Amber Crown by Jacey Bedford

Okay so I’ll admit it – what initially caught my eye about this novel was the fact that the dead king’s ghost is setting tasks from beyond the grave. How intriguing does that sound? If that somehow doesn’t entice you though let me also mention that this adult fantasy follows ‘three societal outcasts’ who must work together to save their nation from ‘the usurper king’ whose driving their land to the brink of war. This team of three consists of: the failed bodyguard whose now been accused of murder; a Landstrider witch with the ability to walk the spirit world and the clever assassin, with a traumatic past, who killed the king to begin with. Oh and, of course, there’s a ‘dangerous magical power’ rising up. Need I say more?

Thank you so much to Sophie for bringing this book to my attention.

The North Wind by Alexandria Warwick

For three hundred years the Gray has been encased in ice, surrounded by a great barrier called the Shade which protects it from the Deadlands. ‘But day by day, the shade weakens.’ And the only thing that can stop it’s fall is a mortal woman being taken captive and ‘bound in wedlock to the dark god who reigns over the Deadlands.’

‘He is the North Wind, the Frost King, an immortal whose heart is said to be as frigid as the land he rules.’

This story is said to be ‘in the vein of Beauty and The Beast & Hades And Persephone‘, features enemies-to lovers and is ‘sprinkled with Greek Lore.’ And then there’s this:

‘Long before civilization, there were the gods. And before the gods, there was the earth, the celestial bodies, and air given flesh. They are the Anemoi—the Four Winds—and they have been banished to the four corners of the world.’

I, for one, certainly can’t wait to learn more.

Real Easy by Marie Rutkoski

Having thoroughly enjoyed The Winners Curse I was instantly intrigued when I saw that Marie Rutkoski was writing an adult book. And then extremely curious as to how her take on the thriller genre would go. In 1999 Samantha, whose danced at the Lovely Lady strip club for years, drives a new dancer home, only to be run off the road. When the police arrive at the scene, they discover only one body. Georgia, another dancer, tries to assist detective Holly who has ‘a complicated story of her own’. The point of view is said to shift ‘from dancers and detectives to club patrons and children’ so not only am I eager to find out exactly what’s going on in this novel I’m also excited to find out how all the points of views converge. Plus I get the impression it’s going to be pretty powerful and emotional too. Definitely curious to see what it ultimately turns out like.

The Last Legacy by Adrienne Young

So I know that this came out for a lot of people last year but over in the UK it’s only being released this year. I’m also yet to read Fable which I believe is set in the same world but I’m intrigued regardless. Bryn Roth receives a letter from her uncle Henrik on her eighteenth birthday, ‘summoning her back to Bastian’ where she is eager to prove herself and take her place in her long-lost family. But ‘Henrik has plans for Bryn’ and she must ‘win everyone’s trust if she wants to hold any power’ in the family. ‘Despite their growing influence in upscale Bastian, their hands are still in the kind of dirty business that got Bryn’s parents killed years ago.’ There’s a forbidden romance, dangerous work and blood ties. And this author is the only one to feature twice on this list! But I do feel that this book sounds like it’ll be exceedingly gripping.

Daughter Of The Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan

Mention forbidden magic and I’m in. But this promises so much more than that alone. Xingyin has lived in solitude since her mother stole an elixir for immortality from the ‘feared Celestial Emperor’. Until her magic flares and reveals her existence. This book promises hidden identities, archery, magic, legendary creatures, vicious enemies, a dangerous bargain, ancient Chinese mythology and a rather complicated sounding romance. What more could you possibly ask for in a book? Plus look at that cover! The UK edition appears to be different but it’s also pretty stunning.

The Red Palace by June Hur

This is one of the few non fantasy offerings on this list but it seriously sounds amazing. Set in Joseon (Korea) 1758 it follows eighteen year old Hyeon who has earned her position as a palace nurse. When someone murders four women in one night she finds herself ‘thrust into the dark and dangerous world of court politics’, especially as her closest friend and mentor is the primary suspect, pushing her to hunt for the truth. And then evidence starts to point towards the crown prince himself. Interested?  I certainly am…

To enter the palace means to walk a path stained in blood…

Castle In Their Bones by Laura Sebastian

‘The plot: overthrow a kingdom. The goal: world domination. The plan: marriage.’

Well that’s one way to go about it anyway! And I, for one, am rather intrigued. The triplet princesses of Bessemia have been ‘trained from birth in espionage and seduction’. Why? So their Queen mother can enact her ‘plan to rule from sea to sea’. Unfortunately their task may not be quite so simple and their ‘mother’s motives may not be what they seem.’ The possibilities for this novel sound endless to be honest and I can’t wait to see what happens romance wise within this book.

This Woven Kingdom by Tahereh Mafi

Forbidden romances are always exciting but this one sounds like it truly has the potential to be epic. Alizeh is the long lost heir to an ancient Jinn kingdom, hiding in plain sight as a servant. Kamran is the crown prince who can’t get her off of his mind. Besides the obvious problems there’s the fact that one day soon Alizeh will ‘uproot his kingdom – and the world.’ And there’s even prophecies foretelling the death of the king. If all of that somehow isn’t enough it’s also inspired by Persian mythology. So basically I’m counting down the days to it’s release…

A River Enchanted by Rebecca Ross

‘Enchantments run deep on Cadence: gossip is carried by the wind, plaid shawls can be as strong as armor, and the smallest cut of a knife can instill fathomless fear.’

Intrigued yet? Jack is called back to Cadence – after studying music at the mainland university – when ‘young girls start disappearing from the isle.

‘The capricious spirits that rule the isle by fire, water, earth, and wind find mirth in the lives of the humans who call the land home.’

Jack’s childhood enemy – and heiress of the east – Adaira knows that ‘the spirits only answer to a bard’s music.‘ And so she hopes that Jack can entice ‘them to return the missing girls.’ If all of that – along with the serious enemies to lovers potential that this book has – isn’t enough to entice you then read this final line of its blurb:

‘an older, darker secret about Cadence lurks beneath the surface, threatening to undo them all.’

From Dust, A Flame by Rebecca Podos

Firstly why the name change? I have nothing against the new title but personally I preferred ‘The Dust Alphabet’; it was the sort of unusual title that left me immediately wanting to learn more. But anyway this book sounds fantastic. It’s the story of Hannah who on her 17th birthday is ‘cursed by a sheyd (a Jewish demon) as the price for a desperate bargain that her mother made long ago.’ Doesn’t that instantly leave you itching for more information? To break the spell Hannah and her brother must find her ‘mother’s estranged family’ and ‘discover a legacy they never dreamed of – one that traces back to the famous Golem of Prague.’ I need this already.

I wrote this for last year’s Most Anticipated Releases posts then discovered that it’s release date had been changed. Having now read the full length blurb I can honesty say that this sounds even more incredible then I first realized. Check it out. Seriously!

Bright Ruined Things by Samantha Cohoe

Mae has only ever known life on the island, ‘living on the charity of the wealthy Prosper family who control the magic on the island and the spirits who inhabit it’. Soon her time there may come to an end ‘but tonight is First Night’; a time to celebrate the night ‘Lord Prosper first harnessed the island’s magic and started producing aether – a magical fuel source that has revolutionized the world.’ Then the spirits start inexplicably dying and ‘Ivo, the reclusive, mysterious heir to the Prosper magic, may hold all the answers.’ Including a secret from Mae’s own past that she doesn’t remember. Magic, secrets, spirits, a wealthy family and so much potential for intrigue. It goes without saying that I want this!

Scorpica by G.R. Macallister

Okay please just give me this book already! Seriously; it sounds incredible. Set within a world where five hundred years of peace are shattered when girls inexplicably stop being born this series features five queendoms. It’s cast is made up of a warrior queen, a healer in hiding whose daughter has a secret explosive power, a queen whose desperation leads to her risking ‘using the darkest magic’, a ‘sorcerer demigod’ and ‘the generation of lastborn girls’… doesn’t this sound epic? And it’s blurb literally screams ‘girl-power’. Please just give me this book already! I know I’ve already said that but honestly it bears repeating.

League Of Liars by Astrid Scholte

OMG, what the hell did I just read? This blurb sounds like nothing I’ve ever come across before and I need this. League Of Liars follows a legal apprentice who’s tasked with helping convict three criminals for their illegal use of magic…’including the princess who was arrested for erasing the king’s entire existence. If that somehow wasn’t intriguing enough (which lets face it, it is) it was also pitched as ‘How To Get Away With Murder meets The Breakfast Club set in Azkaban’; yes I’m a failure who hasn’t seen those two things but set in a place like Azkaban? Obviously I’m interested. Plus I adored the author’s debut novel so that only adds to my level of curiosity and excitement. After writing this I’ve also now spotted the author’s note which has further increased my excitement as she’s shared the fact that this book will feature multiple POVs with letters, diagrams and illustrations. Plus asks ‘how can you tell the truth from the lies’ ‘in a world where reality can be distorted by magic.’ Seriously just give me this now!

The Girl Who Fell Beneath The Sea by Axie Oh

‘Deadly storms have ravaged Mina’s homeland for generations’, causing her people to believe the Sea God, who was once their protector, ‘now curses them with death and despair’. Their solution? To throw a maiden into the sea, year after year, in the hopes that one day his ‘true bride’ will be ‘chosen and end the suffering’. To save her brother Mina dives into the sea in the place of his beloved, only to find herself in the Spirit Realm a magical city of lesser gods and mythical beasts.  Once there she discovers that the Sea God is stuck in an enchanted sleep and – not only does she have limited time to wake him ‘there are those who would do anything to keep the Sea God from waking’. How could I not want to read this? It sounds incredible!! A fascinating setting, gods, demons, magic, danger… basically I think this book was written for me. And – yes I’m saying it again – but look at that cover!!

Extasia by Claire Legrand

As someone who adored The Grace Year I knew that I had to check this out as soon as I saw it mentioned in it’s blurb. It’s the story of a girl who will ‘become one of the four saints of Havens’ and, along with her sisters, ‘stand against the evil power that lives beneath the black mountains.’ An evil which has already killed nine of her village’s men. She has secrets – ‘white-eyed beasts that follow her’ being just one of them – and is unafraid of her mission to ‘save her people from destruction.‘ But are you? Truthfully I highly recommend checking out the full blurb for this one.

Gallant by V.E. Schwab

Ooh so I think this is my first time reading the full blurb for this book (it had one of those summarized ones before) but it sounds absolutely incredible. There’s a mother’s journal that descends into madness; an invitation that leads to a trip to Gallant, a place where our protagonist, Olivia, was unexpected; a hostile cousin; half formed ghouls and so much more… Including a ruined wall that, when crossed at just the right moment, leads to a very different Gallant where ‘the manor is crumbling, the ghouls are solid, and a mysterious figure rules over all.’

‘Olivia has always wanted to belong somewhere, but will she take her place as a Prior, protecting our world against the Master of the House? Or will she take her place beside him?’

I seriously need this book! Especially after the absolute wonder that was Addie LaRue. Truthfully the one and only reason that I haven’t yet pre-ordered this is because I’m hoping that Waterstones will announce one of their gorgeous special editions...hint, hint…

Edgewood by Kristen Ciccarelli

No matter what the forest of Edgewood always comes for Emeline Lark and when her grandfather disappears from his nursing home she finally succumbs to it’s call, ‘entering the forest she has spent years trying to escape.’ In the ‘court of the fabled Wood King’ she trades her voice for her grandfather’s freedom whilst totally unaware that she’s ‘stumbled into a curse much bigger than herself.’ Oh doesn’t this sound good! Creepy forests and fabled wood kings just screams fae vibes and by now surely you know how much I love those. And that cover!! Let’s be honest; 2022 should be named the year of stunning book covers already.

All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir

Somehow I haven’t yet managed to read An Ember In The Ashes (*hides in shame*) but I’ve seen the rave reviews so naturally I was curious about this book. So I read the blurb and wow, just wow. This sounds like it’s going to be beautiful but harrowing in so many ways. It’s a contemporary (on this list, surprising right?) and sounds as if it could have dual storylines. ‘Then’ Misbah, ‘a dreamer and storyteller’ whose newly married to Toufiq in an arranged match moves to the United States and opens a motel after their life is shaken by tragedy. ‘Now’ Solahudin and Noor are the closest of friends...until ‘The Fight’ destroys their bond. Sol ‘scrambles to run the family hotel as his mother Misbah’s health fails and his grieving father loses himself to alcoholism.’ Noor works ‘at her wrathful uncle’s liquor store while hiding the fact that she’s applying to college so she can escape him.’

‘When Sal’s attempts to save the motel spiral out of control, he and Noor must ask themselves what friendship is worth—and what it takes to defeat the monsters in their pasts and the ones in their midst.’

See what I mean about the potential for beauty and devastation? No matter what I’m fairly certain that this will be a truly powerful read.

The Lost Dreamer by Lizz Huerta

Indir is a Dreamer, ‘descended from a long line of seers’ she carries the rare gift of ‘Dreaming truth’. She also has two secrets that she’s struggling to keep – and yes I’m certainly curious about those. When the beloved king dies, his son, who ‘has no respect’ for the time-honored tradition of Dreaming, wants an opportunity to ‘bring the Dreamers to a permanent end’. ‘Saya is a seer, but not a Dreamer’ as she’s never been ‘formally trained’. She never stays in one place for too long – ‘almost as if they’re running from something’ – and travels from village to village with her mother who passes her gifts off as her own. When she loses ‘the necklace she’s worn since birth’ she learns that ‘seeing isn’t her only gift’ and ‘begins to suspect that everything she knows about her life has been a carefully-constructed lie.’ I’m definitely intrigued by this book and can’t wait to explore it’s world. Fingers crossed it’s a good as it sounds because honestly? This absolutely has the potential to be epic.

A Thousand Steps Into Night by Traci Chee

OMG this sounds amazing!! How did I forget what this was about? And how on earth have I still not read The Reader… Anyway this book is set in ‘the realm of Awara, where gods, monsters and humans exist side by side‘ and follows Miuko, a normal girl… at first. When she’s cursed Miuko begins to ‘transform into a demon with a deadly touch’; leading to an attempt to reverse said curse. Along the way she’s ‘aided by a thieving magpie spirit’ and ‘thwarted by a demon prince.’ There are also tricksters, demon hunters and even feral gods. But, in the end,

‘she’ll have to decide if saving her soul is worth trying to cram herself back into an ordinary life that no longer fits her… and perhaps never did. ‘

Blood Scion by Deborah Falaye

‘Fifteen-year-old Sloane can incinerate an enemy at will—she is a Scion, a descendant of the ancient Orisha gods.’

I’ve definitely read at least one book that includes the Orisha gods before and I adored it so naturally I’m intrigued about this. Plus that power; wow!! If her powers are discovered it will mean death for Sloane; but then, when she is ‘forcibly conscripted into the Lucis army’ she comes up with a plan… ‘to overcome the bloody challenges of Lucis training, and destroy them from within.’ But will she become a monster in doing so? I can’t wait to find out! This is definitely my kind of book, and from the sounds of it, my sort of central character too! So many fantastic new fantasy series seem to be coming out this year.

The City Of Dusk by Tara Sim

Firstly I seriously recommend checking the blurb of this one out for yourself in full. Re-reading it now has left me itching to get my hands on it. ‘The Four Realms – Life, Death, Light and Darkness, all converge on the city of dusk. Each realm has a god and each god has a heir. But now the gods have withdrawn their favour, meaning that all the realms are dying. If that wasn’t exciting enough this book follows those four heirs – a necromancer, an elementalist, a shadow-wielding rogue and a solider. And then there’s the final line of this book’s blurb:

‘But their defiance will cost them dearly.’

Need I say more?

A Magic Steeped In Poison by Judy I. Lin

Surely I’m not alone in seeing ‘magical art of tea-making’ and finding myself instantly intrigued? I need to know more about this magic! This story follows Ning who ‘unknowing brewed the poison tea’ that killed her mother and is now also threatening to take her sister’s life as well. Her only chance to save her seems to be to enter into a competition to ‘find the kingdom’s greatest shennong-shi – masters of the ancient and magical art of tea-making’; the winner of which will receive a favour from the princess. Backstabbing competitors, bloody court politics and a mysterious boy with a shocking secret all await Ning in the imperial city. And with that blurb I am simply itching to get a hold of a copy of this book. In print, obviously, because have you seen that cover?!?

The Drowning Summer by Christine Lynn Herman

‘Six years ago, three Long Island teenagers were murdered – their drowned bodies discovered with sand dollars placed over their eyes.’

Although this mystery was never solved the town has always been convinced that Evelyn Mackenzie’s father did it. ‘Charges were dropped only because Evelyn summoned a ghost to clear his name. She swore never to call a spirit again. She lied.’ Intriguing right? But there’s more… Mina, a former friend of Evelyn’s, is from a family that has always worked as mediums – ‘using the ocean’s power to guide the dead to their final resting place.’ But rising sea levels has led to increasingly dangerous ghosts and ‘Mina has been shut out of the family business.’ When Evelyn performs a summoning that goes horribly wrong the two girls must team up to solve the mystery of the Drowning Summer ‘before the line between life and death dissolves for good.’

The Blood Trials by N.E. Davenport

Oh wow, this sounds like it’s going to be one incredibly epic fantasy offering. From its promise that ‘It’s all about blood’ and it’s central character, Ikenna’s, plans of revenge this sounds absolutely riveting. After Ikenna’s grandfather – the man who ‘trained her in secret’ in both martial skills and ‘in harnessing the blood gift that coursed through her’ – is murdered she’s ‘bent on revenge as much as discovering the truth’ and so she ‘pledges herself to the Praetorian Trials – a brutal initiation that only a quarter of aspirants survive’. And all this time she has to hide a power that ‘if found out would subject her to execution…or worse.If that somehow hasn’t sold you on this book then check out these final lines:

‘Mareen has been at peace for a long time…

Ikenna joining the Praetorians is about to change all that.’

Kaikeyi by Vaishnavi Patel

“I was born on the full moon under an auspicious constellation, the holiest of positions—much good it did me.”

Kaikeyi is a young woman ‘determined to create her own destiny in a world where gods and men dictate the shape of things to come’ who transforms herself from an ‘overlooked princess’ into a ‘warrior, diplomat, and most-favored queen.’  She’s ‘the vilified queen of the Indian epic the Ramayana’ which I don’t truly know so I’m excited to discover her story. Plus the blurb compares it to Circe so naturally I’m intrigued. Please just give me all of these new retellings already!

Elektra by Jennifer Saint

Immediately after finishing ‘Ariadne’ I added this book to my TBR and have been waiting impatiently for it ever since. Needless to say I adored the author’s debut. I’m also constantly on the lookout for feminist retellings of well known stories since devouring ‘Circe’.  Plus the first line of this blurb instantly hooked me: ‘The House of Atreus is cursed.’

‘This is the story of three women, their fates inextricably tied to this curse, and the fickle nature of men and gods.’ Clytemnestra is the sister of Helen and wife of Agamemnon whose ‘hopes of averting the curse are dashed when her sister is taken to Troy’. Cassandra is Princess of Troy and cursed by Apollo ‘to see the future but never to be believed when she speaks of it.’ And Elektra, the novels namesake, is ‘youngest daughter of Clytemnestra and Agamemnon, Elektra is horrified by the bloodletting of her kin. But, can she escape the curse, or is her own destiny also bound by violence?

Truthfully I don’t really know anything about Elektra – although her story may well be familiar to me once I pick up this book – but I’m curious to say the least. Who can resist a Greek retelling which focuses upon some of it’s wronged women?

So that’s it for part one; look out for part two, coming Monday. Thank you so much if you read this incredibly lengthy post; I hope it brought some new books to your attention. Because, really, is anyone’s TBR ever long enough?

What are your most anticipated books of 2022? Have you read any of them yet? Are there any early ones that I’m missing?


25 thoughts on “My Most Anticipated Releases Of 2022 – Part I:

  1. YOU JUST LENGTHENED MY TBR SO MUCH AND I THANK YOU FOR IT! All the indian based fantasies in this list BASICALLY JUST MADE MY MOUTH WATER, because somehow i hadn’t heard of them before?? BUT NOW I’M SO EXCITED AHHHHH! ALSO NIGHTRENDER – NO BOOK IS ALLOWED TO SOUND THAT GOOD OKAY? how have i never heard of it before?
    i’ve been seeing the amber crown around the blogosphere a lot but it never really intrigued me (i think that’s because i’m not that huge a fan of the cover for some reason??). BUT THIS POST CHANGES THINGS.
    i had not known about the last legacy either, but it sounds amazing (forbidden romance is the reason i exist)!! i haven’t read fable either though, so i’ll probably have to get to that one first! The lost dreamer is being added to my tbr right away as well, seeing as i am absolute trash for anything so much as mentioning the word ‘dreamer’.
    i was planning on reading the red palace this month, but that obviously didn’t work haha. maybe next month?

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    1. Aww yay that’s wonderful to hear. I’m glad I managed to help you find more books for your tbr then.
      Omg I know right. I felt exactly the same way about that one. It’s literally the last one I found out about for part one yet is out already. How does it not have hype surrounding it with a premise like that?
      Aww yay I’m glad this changed your mind. I found out about it from Sophies post and the ghost aspect convinced me. I can see what you mean cover wise though. It is quite plain compared to some of the others.
      Yeah I adore the sound of it but I’m hoping to check out Fable first too. Oh 😂 is that due to Laini Taylor? It does sound so good though.
      I hope you get to next month then. Hopefully it’ll live up to your expectations. I’m hoping to read it soon too but my copy hasn’t turned up yet.
      Aww thank you so, so much ❤❤ thanks for reading it, especially as it ended up being pretty massive. Glad I opted to split it into two. I hope you get a chance to read some of these soon too and that you end up loving them.

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  2. oh my god these books look so so GOOD!! The ivory key seems like something I would LOVE- scheming siblings and dwindling magic? SIGN ME UP PLEASE! I’ve been seeing in a few posts of late and I hope it’s as good as it sounds🤞🤞
    And nightrender seems so unique! It looks like it has a lot of intriguing plot lines, I’d love to see how it goes!
    And the amber crown? A DEAD KING’S GHOST? YES YES YES! I think I might be the most excited for that from this list!
    The cover for daughter of the moon goddess and the last legacy look stunning! I’ve seen the daughter of the moon goddess in some bookstores around here, I think I’m going to get it whenever I go there next.
    Thank you for all these AMAZING recs, I’m already in LOVE!! Wonderful post💕💕✨✨✨
    (PS. Sorry if there are any typos, my brain is dead today 💀💀)

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    1. Yes fingers crossed 🤞 it does sound so good & I love that it features those things as well. Can’t wait to read it!!
      It does sound really intriguing. Can’t wait to check that one out too.
      Aww yay I really hope that you get a chance to read it soon then. It was the ghost aspect that hooked me too!!
      Omg yes this year has some seriously amazing covers 😍😍 ooh Daughter Of The Moon Goddess is actually my current read and I definitely recommend checking it out. I’m only about 150 pages into it (I suffer from headaches and one keeps returning atm) but its so, so good. The writing is stunning and lyrical, the mythology fascinating and the characters really intriguing. Can’t wait to read more of it. I hope you end up loving it I you do get a copy.
      Aww thank you so much. I’m glad you found some recommendations and hope you enjoy them whenever you get a chance to read them. I’m glad you found some new books to check out. Thanks again 💗💗


  3. I loved seeing this list!! There are so many ah-mazing books coming out and we have talked about a few already. I can’t wait to read them and thank you for the shout out, glad I could introduce one to you! 💕 The North Wind sounds like it has lots of potential. When enemies to lovers is done right, it can be sooo good!! I love the influence of Greek as well! Speaking of which I am excited about Elektra too. I need to read Ariadne first though!
    From Dust A Flame definitely sounds like a really intriguing read and you’ve waited for it long enough. I hope it lives up to your expectations!!
    I saw my first review for All My Rage today and it was 5* so it should hopefully live up to its potential. I am definitely so intrigued by this book!!
    The Blood Trials, Blood Scion and Kaikeyi all sounds amazing too!! How are we going to keep up with all these books?!!? haha, a good problem to have though I guess!!
    Thank you for sharing this list. I loved discovering books and hearing your excitement. I really hope you find lots of new favourites! 🥰

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    1. I know, it’s kind of scary how many are out within a couple of months 😳 it’s okay, it sounds fantastic so thank you so much for sharing it with me.
      I have a weakness for enemies to lovers and I do think the Greek element is a wonderful bonus!! Ooh that’s actually only 99p this month as an ebook. I really enjoyed it when I read it last year.
      Thank you. Fingers crossed. One book from last years list is actually now on next year’s 😭 but yes I do love the sound of that one and love that it involves different mythology again.
      Ooh yay that’s wonderful!! It sounds like the sort of read that could well lead to a lot of tears.
      I honestly have no idea. I don’t think I will manage to keep up 😅 or, if I did, my blacklist of books would surely suffer. Lots to look forward to though.
      Thank you for reading & I’m glad you love the sound of some too. I hope you enjoy them if you end up reading any. Thanks 💗💗 fingers crossed. Just finished my first from this list and adored it 😍😍

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      1. I know. I truly don’t know how anyone can keep up with them all! 😅
        Of course 💕💕
        haha yeah the tension can be great and the development. It has actually been a while since I read an enemies to lovers so I should change that!!
        Ohh.. thank you so much for telling me and I am glad you enjoyed it!
        Oh wow, major pushback. I hate it when that happens! Mythology can be sooo great!!
        It is actually hard to get that balance between new releases and backlisted ones! Yay!!
        Thank youuuu!! 💕💕 So glad you enjoyed your first one, was that Daughter of The Moon Goddess???

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      2. Me either 😂
        Ooh well Kingdom Of The Wicked is on offer atm for 99p… totally not a hint 😅 I’m actually rereading the first book atm now that my copy of the sequel has finally arrived.
        Thank you.
        I think maybe the original date was unconfirmed at first?? But yes I have when that happens. And I so want to know what’s happening with Notorioud Virtues
        It is!! Especially if you have long series on your blacklist too.
        Thank you 💗💗 and yes it was. The writing was so beautiful & lyrical 😍😍 plus I was pretty caught off guard by the direction it went in.

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      3. Oohh really haha 😂 99p is a good offer!! Thank you 🥰 Aw.. That’s so great, hope you are loving it just as much this time!!
        Oh I see, the unconfirmed dates can catch you out. Yeah it is a mystery about notorious virtues.. I don’t get it!
        Aw.. I’m glad it was good. The writing sounds amazing! Oh really that’s interesting. Did it feel more YA or adult??

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      4. I am 😍 looking forward to starting the sequel later.
        I really hope it still comes out 🤞
        Adult I’d say. It was more slow burn style but so, so good. Can’t wait for the sequel.

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      5. I hope you enjoy it too 💗💗 and I’m sure Goodreads said November when i looked but I’m sceptical. I’d imagine it’s more likely to be next January. This year would definitely be amazing though!!

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    1. I’ve read Daughter Of The Moon Goddess now & adored it too. Gallant was really good too so hope you end up enjoying it too. I still need to read This Woven Kingdom & League Of Liars but im thrilled to hear you enjoyed them.


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