Waiting on Wednseday: WINTERSONG and For This Life Only

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and we believe that it's awesome! This blog post is to alert those that visit us about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

Nancy's WOW!

This week my WoW is WINTERSONG by S. Jae-Jones. As you know my love for fantasy reads knows no bounds and this upcoming novel sounds amazing. I don't believe that I have read many novels with Goblins so I am very intrigued. Just look at this cover, it is quite stunning and it begs to be sitting on my bookshelf.

by S. Jae-Jones
ISBN-13: 978-1250079213
Publisher: A Thomas Dunne Book for St. Martin's Griffin
Pages: 400
Amazon, Goodreads

Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell.

All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, as Liesl helps shoulder the burden of running her family’s inn, her dreams of composition and childish fancies about the Goblin King must be set aside in favor of more practical concerns.

But when her sister Käthe is taken by the goblins, Liesl journeys to their realm to rescue her sister and return her to the world above. The Goblin King agrees to let Käthe go—for a price. The life of a maiden must be given to the land, in accordance with the old laws. A life for a life, he says. Without sacrifice, nothing good can grow. Without death, there can be no rebirth. In exchange for her sister’s freedom, Liesl offers her hand in marriage to the Goblin King. He accepts.

Down in the Underground, Liesl discovers that the Goblin King still inspires her—musically, physically, emotionally. Yet even as her talent blossoms, Liesl’s life is slowly fading away, the price she paid for becoming the Goblin King’s bride. As the two of them grow closer, they must learn just what it is they are each willing to sacrifice: her life, her music, or the end of the world.

Christy's WoW

I've been a fan of Stacey Kade since the Paper Dolls series. I consumed those books like no tomorrow. So when she announced a new YA book coming out this year, I nearly squealed in delight (ok, I so squealed). For This Life Only is going to break our hearts and we are going to love every minute of it.

For This Life Only
by Stacey Kade
August 30th 2016
Pages: 320

A young man struggles to move forward after the death of his twin brother in this gripping, coming-of-age tale about loss, redemption, love, and the moment you begin to see the world differently.

Three minutes.

Jacob Palmer died for three life-changing minutes.

And when he woke up, nothing was the same. Elijah, his twin brother, is dead, and his family is broken. Jace’s planned future is crushed, along with his pitching arm. Everyone keeps telling him that Eli’s in a better place, but Jace isn’t so sure. Because in those three minutes, there was nothing.

Overwhelmed by guilt and doubt, Jace struggles to adjust to this new version of the world, one without his brother, one without the certainties he once relied on. And then Thera comes into his life.

She’s the last girl he should be turning to for help.

But she’s also the first person to truly see him.


  1. Yes! So can't wait for Wintersong!! Sounds like the read for me!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. I have for This Life Only to read and it does sound amazing. wintersong is one I am ubver excited for! Great picks!
    Here's my pick for the week :)
    Here is a link to my blogoversary giveaway as well! It ends in two days!

  3. First, goblins are awesome! Second, the covers for both books are awesome. I hope you both enjoy them :)

    Leeanna.me: WoW.

    1. Goblins ARE awesome!! Thanks for coming by and sharing your WoW :)

  4. First of all, sorry for the late comment back. I've been a bit too busy....

    OMG!!! Both of these books sound SO FREAKING AMAZING!!!! I want them both!!! ABSOLUTELY!! And I LOVE the cover of "Wintersong"!!

    Well, both of these are new to me, but I'm adding them to my Goodreads shelf right away! Thanks so much for sharing!!

    Thanks for dropping by and commenting on my own WOW post!! Have a FAB weekend!! :)

    1. I'm glad we could contribute to your TBR! You're so welcome and thank YOU for coming by. See you next Wednesday for more WoWing ;)


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