Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black

Can't Wait Wednesday

“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme that was originally created by Breaking the Spine.  Unfortunately Breaking the Spine are no longer hosting so I’m now linking my posts up to Wishful Endings Can’t Wait Wednesday. Don’t forget to stop over, link up and check out what books everyone else is waiting for.  If you want to take part, basically, every Wednesday, we highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week my book is: The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black.  I’m so excited about this one.  Due for publication January 8th 2019

thewicked.jpgThe enchanting and bloodthirsty sequel to the New York Times bestselling novel The Cruel Prince.

You must be strong enough to strike and strike and strike again without tiring.

The first lesson is to make yourself strong.

After the jaw-dropping revelation that Oak is the heir to Faerie, Jude must keep her younger brother safe. To do so, she has bound the wicked king, Cardan, to her, and made herself the power behind the throne. Navigating the constantly shifting political alliances of Faerie would be difficult enough if Cardan were easy to control. But he does everything in his power to humiliate and undermine her even as his fascination with her remains undiminished.

When it becomes all too clear that someone close to Jude means to betray her, threatening her own life and the lives of everyone she loves, Jude must uncover the traitor and fight her own complicated feelings for Cardan to maintain control as a mortal in a Faerie world.

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9 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : The Wicked King (The Folk of the Air #2) by Holly Black”

  1. Barb (boxermommyreads)

    I wasn’t completely sold on the first one but I am curious enough to pick this one up. Love the cover. I know lots of people are probably waiting for this one.

  2. Tammy

    I’m so excited for this! Great choice. The story had such a twist at the end, I can’t wait to see how she handles it😁

  3. Carmen

    Ooh, it sounds sooo good! Power, intrigue, complicated love…. Have fun with this one. 🙂

  4. Kiersten

    I’m excited about this one, also! I felt like the first story started to get pretty intense towards the end. I NEED TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS.

  5. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    The Cruel Prince is already on my reading queue and I hope to get to it soon, so I’m glad to learn that the sequel is practically around the corner… 🙂

  6. ~ Angie Elle ~

    I want this one, too. It sounds so good, and The Cruel Prince had so many good elements to it.

    • @lynnsbooks

      I really like Holly Black and in particular her fae books so I’m very excited about this one.
      Lynn 😀

  7. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    Yeah, I liked the first book enough to want to continue – can’t wait to see what this one will bring!

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