Can’t wait Wednesday – The priory of the orange tree

About the meme!

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings, to discuss the books we’re excited about that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. If you’re continuing with WOW, feel free to link those up as well! Find out more here.

Title: The priory of the orange tree

Author: Samantha Shannon

Genre: adult, fantasy

Release date: February 26th


A world divided.
A queendom without an heir.
An ancient enemy awakens.

The House of Berethnet has ruled Inys for a thousand years. Still unwed, Queen Sabran the Ninth must conceive a daughter to protect her realm from destruction—but assassins are getting closer to her door.

Ead Duryan is an outsider at court. Though she has risen to the position of lady-in-waiting, she is loyal to a hidden society of mages. Ead keeps a watchful eye on Sabran, secretly protecting her with forbidden magic.

Across the dark sea, Tané has trained all her life to be a dragonrider, but is forced to make a choice that could see her life unravel.

Meanwhile, the divided East and West refuse to parley, and forces of chaos are rising from their sleep.

Why I’m excited:

First of all, the cover looks amazing! Also this books promises dragons, which I need!

And people who have read arc and have similar reading tastes as mine are loving this book! So sign me up please!

(probably going to read an ebook version, you can kill a person with this book!)


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What is a book you’re looking forward to?

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