Wednesday, October 11, 2017

WoW #170: The Queen's Rising (The Queen's Rising #1) by Rebecca Ross

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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted every week by Breaking the Spine which lets us showcase an upcoming release we are excited about! 

The Queen's Rising by Rebecca RossThe Queen's Rising
(The Queen's Rising #1)
by Rebecca Ross
February 6, 2018
464 pages

Goodreads Summary:
When her seventeenth summer solstice arrives, Brienna desires only two things: to master her passion and to be chosen by a patron.

Growing up in the southern Kingdom of Valenia at the renowned Magnalia House should have prepared her for such a life. While some are born with an innate talent for one of the five passions—art, music, dramatics, wit, and knowledge—Brienna struggled to find hers until she belatedly chose to study knowledge. However, despite all her preparations, Brienna’s greatest fear comes true—the solstice does not go according to plan and she is left without a patron.

Months later, her life takes an unexpected turn when a disgraced lord offers her patronage. Suspicious of his intent, and with no other choices, she accepts. But there is much more to his story, and Brienna soon discovers that he has sought her out for his own vengeful gain. For there is a dangerous plot being planned to overthrow the king of Maevana—the archrival kingdom of Valenia—and restore the rightful queen, and her magic, to the northern throne. And others are involved—some closer to Brienna than she realizes.

With war brewing between the two lands, Brienna must choose whose side she will remain loyal to—passion or blood. Because a queen is destined to rise and lead the battle to reclaim the crown. The ultimate decision Brienna must determine is: Who will be that queen?

*grabby hands*

What are you guys waiting on this week?


  1. Just started reading this one and I like it but it's a little slow. Hopefully it picks up soon!

    I hope you enjoy this one!

    Thanks for sharing,
    ~Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

    1. Eeep hopefully! I look forward to your thoughts <3

  2. Nice! Curious about this one since the blogosphere has been buzzing about it lately!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  3. This sounds good and I really like the cover. Great choice!

  4. I absolutely love the cover on this one. I hope it's a good one!

    1. Me too! It's got quite the page count so I'm sure there's lots to love ;)

  5. I saw this one on Edelweiss the other day and I totally fell for the cover! The story sounds good too. ;) I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Have a great week, Eileen. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. Thank you Alyssa <3 <3 <3 I'm really wary that it's a series but hopefully nothing too cliffhanger-y XD


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