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#WaitingOnWednesday 6/28/17: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

I am a sucker for anything with Russian folklore and fairy tales, so it is no surprise that I am looking forward to this follow up book to The Bear and the Nightingale. The Girl in the Tower… why can’t it release sooner!? Anyone else eager to read this January 9th release?

34050917.jpgThe Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

The magical adventure begun in The Bear and the Nightingale continues as brave Vasya, now a young woman, is forced to choose between marriage or life in a convent and instead flees her home—but soon finds herself called upon to help defend the city of Moscow when it comes under siege.

Orphaned and cast out as a witch by her village, Vasya’s options are few: resign herself to life in a convent, or allow her older sister to make her a match with a Moscovite prince. Both doom her to life in a tower, cut off from the vast world she longs to explore. So instead she chooses adventure, disguising herself as a boy and riding her horse into the woods. When a battle with some bandits who have been terrorizing the countryside earns her the admiration of the Grand Prince of Moscow, she must carefully guard the secret of her gender to remain in his good graces—even as she realizes his kingdom is under threat from mysterious forces only she will be able to stop.

3 thoughts on “#WaitingOnWednesday 6/28/17: The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden”

  1. Oh goodness!!! The Girl in the Tower!!! *gahhhh* LOL, sorry but this & Pierce Browns Iron Gold are my MOST highly anticipated reads for January & I just cannot wait (even though I have to)! I LOVED The Bear ad the Nightingale so much I think I ignored life while reading it haha! hope our wait feels short 😉

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