Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Waiting on Wednesday: A Thousand Beginnings and Endings

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
Publication Date: June 26th 2018
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Genre: YA, Fantasy 
Amazon ~ Goodreads ~ TBD

Synopsis: Star-crossed lovers, meddling immortals, feigned identities, battles of wits, and dire warnings. These are the stuff of fairy tale, myth, and folklore that have drawn us in for centuries. 

Fifteen bestselling and acclaimed authors reimagine the folklore and mythology of East and South Asia in short stories that are by turns enchanting, heartbreaking, romantic, and passionate.

Compiled by We Need Diverse Books’s Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman, the authors included in this exquisite collection are: Renee Ahdieh, Sona Charaipotra, Preeti Chhibber, Roshani Chokshi, Aliette de Bodard, Melissa de la Cruz, Julie Kagawa, Rahul Kanakia, Lori M. Lee, E. C. Myers, Cindy Pon, Aisha Saeed, Shveta Thakrar, and Alyssa Wong.

A mountain loses her heart. Two sisters transform into birds to escape captivity. A young man learns the true meaning of sacrifice. A young woman takes up her mother’s mantle and leads the dead to their final resting place. From fantasy to science fiction to contemporary, from romance to tales of revenge, these stories will beguile readers from start to finish. For fans of Neil Gaiman’s Unnatural Creatures and Ameriie’s New York Times–bestselling Because You Love to Hate Me.


  1. Ooh nice! I love a good anthology! And a mythology theme too! Sounds fun!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

    1. Right? I feel like I haven't read a mythology book in so long!
      Thanks for visiting

  2. Woot, I have this one on my list as well! It sounds particularly interesting and I can't wait to read it! Hope it works great for the both of us :D

    1. Yes!! I hope so too.
      I'll keep my fingers crossed :)

  3. This sounds amazing, thank you for sharing! I will definitely check this one out :D

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

  4. I don't think that I have heard of this one before. It sounds amazing and the whole star-crossed lovers concept has me very intrigued. Thanks for sharing it. :)

  5. Oh, yeah, I'm really excited for this anthology! So many amazing authors! Great pick! Thanks for stopping by! Happy reading!


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