Can’t Wait Wednesday : Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young

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“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: Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young.  Here’s the cover and description:

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A rural island community steeped in the mystical superstitions of its founders and haunted by an unsolved murder is upended by the return of the suspected killer in this deeply atmospheric novel.

Emery Blackwood’s life was forever changed on the eve of her high school graduation, when the love of her life, August Salt, was accused of murdering her best friend, Lily. Now, she is doing what her teenage self swore she never would: living a quiet existence among the community that fractured her world in two. She’d once longed to run away with August, eager to escape the misty, remote shores of Saiorse Island and chase new dreams; now, she maintains her late mother’s tea shop and cares for her ailing father. But just as the island, rooted in folklore and tradition, begins to show signs of strange happenings, August returns for the first time in fourteen years and unearths the past that no one wants to remember.

August Salt knows he is not welcome on Saiorse, not after the night that changed everything. As a fire raged on at the Salt family orchard, Lily Morgan was found dead in the dark woods, shaking the bedrock of their tight-knit community and branding August a murderer. When he returns to bury his mother’s ashes, he must confront the people who turned their backs on him and face the one wound from the past that has never healed—Emery. But the town has more than one reason to want August gone, and the emergence of deep betrayals and hidden promises that span generations threatens to reveal the truth behind Lily’s death once and for all.

Evocative and compelling, Spells for Forgetting is a vivid exploration of lost love and the unraveling of a small town and its many secrets.

Expected publication : September 2022

6 Responses to “Can’t Wait Wednesday : Spells for Forgetting by Adrienne Young”

  1. Tammy

    This does sound good. I don’t think I’ve read a book by this author yet. I’d love to try her😁

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yes, similarly, I’ve not read this author before either, but I do like the sound of this so fingers crossed.
      Lynn 😀

  2. Rebecca

    I have been trying realllllly hard not to request this but I keep seeing it everywhere. The temptation!

  3. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    I’ve been eyeing this – and it has such a gorgeous cover!

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yes, I’ve not read this author but I’m very curious.
      Lynn 😀

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