Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Can't-Wait Wednesday [87]

Can't Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature that's hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings. It highlights the upcoming releases we're really excited about reading! CWW is a spinoff of the feature Waiting on Wednesday (WoW), that was started by Jill at Breaking the Spine. Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea by Maggie Tokuda-Hall
Expected publication: May 5th 2020

Synopsis (via Goodreads): A desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial daughter find a connection on the high seas in a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic.

Aboard the pirate ship
Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity of Florian the man to earn the respect and protection of the crew. For Flora, former starving urchin, the brutal life of a pirate is about survival: don’t trust, don’t stick out, and don’t feel. But on this voyage, as the pirates prepare to sell their unsuspecting passengers into slavery, Flora is drawn to the Lady Evelyn Hasegawa, who is en route to a dreaded arranged marriage with her own casket in tow. Flora doesn’t expect to be taken under Evelyn’s wing, and Evelyn doesn’t expect to find such a deep bond with the pirate Florian.

Soon the unlikely pair set in motion a wild escape that will free a captured mermaid (coveted for her blood, which causes men to have visions and lose memories) and involve the mysterious Pirate Supreme, an opportunistic witch, and the all-encompassing Sea itself.

  1. I absolutely love the cover for this book!
  2. Pirates!
  3. Magic!
  4. A girl takes on a man's identity!
  5. Mermaids!
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea sounds like it will have everything I want in a book and more! Hopefully its story will be as interesting and lovely as its cover. ๐Ÿ˜


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    1. Me too! If it ever makes it to the top of my TBR pile, haha. ;)

  2. This sounds like quite the adventure!

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    1. Right??? I really love the face in the sky!

  4. This sounds like it would be an interesting read. I'll have to check this one out.

    1. I'm happy I could add a book to both of our TBR piles. ;)

  5. I love the cover! I can see why you're excited for this one and May means not too much longer to wait! :)

    1. One more month! It's not like I have anything else to read until then... hahahaha. ;)

  6. Oh I have an eARC of this book! I'll be reading it next week and I'll let you know how i like it :)


    1. I'm jealous! ;) Definitely let me know how it is!!


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