Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event which aims to shine a light on eagerly anticipated upcoming releases.
Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser
Release Date: July 1st 2017
Caroline Oresteia is destined for the river. For generations, her family has been called by the river god, who has guided their wherries on countless voyages throughout the Riverlands. At seventeen, Caro has spent years listening to the water, ready to meet her fate. But the river god hasn’t spoken her name yet—and if he hasn’t by now, there’s a chance he never will.
Caro decides to take her future into her own hands when her father is arrested for refusing to transport a mysterious crate. By agreeing to deliver it in exchange for his release, Caro finds herself caught in a web of politics and lies, with dangerous pirates after the cargo – an arrogant courier with a secret – and without the river god to help her. With so much at stake, Caro must choose between the life she always wanted and the one she never could have imagined for herself.
From debut author Sarah Tolcser comes an immersive and romantic fantasy set along the waterways of a magical world with a headstrong heroine determined to make her mark.
I actually discovered this book around the time I stopped posting Waiting on Wednesday picks last November, but from the second I read the blurb I was hooked. Song of the Current has everything I look for in a new release; an intriguing blurb, a gorgeous cover, and already a lot of glowing, five-star, pre-release reviews. At the moment this book is one of my most anticipated releases for the second half of this year, and I’m sure it will end up being just as amazing as I think it will.
What do you think of Song of the Current? Is it a must on your to-read list, or are there any other books you can’t wait for the release date of? Let me know in the comments and let me know if you took part in this week’s Waiting on Wednesday as well.