Waiting on Wednesday : An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson

AEofR“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was created by Breaking the Spine.  Every Wednesday we get to highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  My book this week is : An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson.  This book sounds awesome and I really want it in my life.  Due out September 2017.

Isobel is a prodigy portrait artist with a dangerous set of clients: the sinister fair folk, immortal creatures who cannot bake bread, weave cloth, or put a pen to paper without crumbling to dust. They crave human Craft with a terrible thirst, and Isobel’s paintings are highly prized among them. But when she receives her first royal patron—Rook, the autumn prince—she makes a terrible mistake. She paints mortal sorrow in his eyes – a weakness that could cost him his life.

Furious and devastated, Rook spirits her away to the autumnlands to stand trial for her crime. Waylaid by the Wild Hunt’s ghostly hounds, the tainted influence of the Alder King, and hideous monsters risen from barrow mounds, Isobel and Rook depend on one another for survival. Their alliance blossoms into trust, then love, violating the fair folks’ ruthless Good Law. There’s only one way to save both their lives, Isobel must drink from the Green Well, whose water will transform her into a fair one—at the cost of her Craft, for immortality is as stagnant as it is timeless.

Isobel has a choice: she can sacrifice her art for a future, or arm herself with paint and canvas against the ancient power of the fairy courts. Because secretly, her Craft represents a threat the fair folk have never faced in all the millennia of their unchanging lives: for the first time, her portraits have the power to make them feel.


14 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday : An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson”

  1. Barb (boxermommyreads)

    This isn’t what I would normally pick up but I’m going to give this one a go once it’s released. I love the cover as well and I’ve heard a few good things about it. Great choice and hope you love it!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love the sound of this one – it sounds right up my street so I’m really looking forward to it. And the cover is so lovely. I hope we both enjoy it.
      Lynn 😀

  2. Tammy

    I’m looking forward to this as well! The cover is stunning, isn’t it?

  3. Danya @ Fine Print

    I’m really excited to read this one too! Some of my blogging friends have already read it (lucky!) and I’ve heard nothing but good things so far. Fingers crossed that it’s amazing!

    • @lynnsbooks

      Ooh – how exciting – I’d love a copy of this. It looks and sounds so good.
      Lynn 😀

  4. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    I’m intrigued by the premise about the fair folk risking their lives by accessing any kind of craft: it’s not something I recall having encountered in the past, and makes me quite curious about this story! 🙂

    • @lynnsbooks

      It does have a very unique sounding premise doesn’t it – I really like the sound of it and I think the cover is lovely.
      Lynn 😀

  5. Greg

    Awesome title and cover, and the premise sounds pretty good too. Definitely thinking of picking this one up!

  6. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    I love the sound of this one! I guess I’d already added this to my goodreads list, but I don’t remember when, haha. It’s certainly blessed by the cover gods though!

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love the cover and it has a wonderful sounding premise.
      Lynn 😀

  7. sjhigbee

    This one sounds good:)

    • @lynnsbooks

      I really like the sound of this one and I confess the cover also really draws me in.
      Lynn 😀

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