Tuesday, March 3, 2020

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The Glass Queen
The Forest of Good and Evil #2
By: Gena Showalter
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Release Date: July 28, 2020

Book Summary:

Dare to enter the Forest of Good and Evil, where strength is weakness and weakness is strength. Don’t miss book two of New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter’s magical, romantic and fascinating fairy-tale series, in which the fairy tales we know and love are prophecies of the future… 

Pitied. 

Sickly. 

Unfit to rule. 

Princess Ashleigh Charmaine is known as the Glass Princess, fragile enough to shatter with a whisper of wind. Born with a weak heart, she dreams of being treated like anyone else. Unlike her headstrong sisters, she received no magical ability at birth and lives every day expecting to die. Until an oracle announces that Ashleigh is fated to play the part of Cinderella, wed a handsome royal and save the Kingdom of Sevon from the evil king and queen who once ruled the land.

As war rages, Ashleigh begins to doubt her role in the fairy-tale prophecy. Animals despise her, she can’t carry a merry tune and she has zero social graces. Worse, the king she’s supposed to enchant is the newly crowned sovereign of the winged warriors known as the Avian…and he despises her, too. 

When Ashleigh develops a terrifying magical ability to commune with dragons and create fire from air—a power she cannot control—she must work with King Saxon to save their kingdoms and their lives. By the stroke of midnight, she must warm his icy heart…or forever break her own. Will Ashleigh ever become the queen she’s prophesied to be…or will she lose everything she’s come to love?

Why I'm Eagerly Waiting:

I read the first book in this series, The Evil Queen and loved it!  So, I am excited to read the rest of this series.  I enjoy a good fairytale retelling.  The Evil Queen was based on Snow White, and The Glass Queen is based on Cinderella.  I can't even express how excited I will be to have this book in my hand!

What are you waiting on?

14 comments:

  1. I love her books and this sounds like another good one to me.

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  2. Oh it's been a while since I haven't read one of her books

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    1. I read Evil Queen and loved it, so I'm really excited for this sequel :)

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  3. I really liked the first book, I bet this one will be fabulous as well!

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  4. Sounds like a fun re-telling! Hope you love it, Lindy! :)

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  5. i've read a couple of her books and loved them
    sherry @ fundinmental

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  6. Oh I like the look of this! I haven't read a fantasy it seems like in forever!

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    1. The cover is gorgeous and the story sounds so good! I'm really excited for this one Greg!

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  7. I still need to read the first book in the series. It sounds so good!

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