Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted at Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine.
If anyone wants to take part, you just have to pick up a read not yet released that you are fairly excited for, and list it under the image above and with the corresponding links.
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow will be the book I am excited for this Wednesday!
In the early 1900s, a young woman searches for her place in the world after finding a mysterious book in this captivating and lyrical debut.
“A gorgeous, aching love letter to stories, storytellers and the doors they lead us through…absolutely enchanting.” — Christina Henry, national bestselling author of Lost Boys and Alice
In a sprawling mansion filled with peculiar treasures, January Scaller is a curiosity herself. As the ward of the wealthy Mr. Locke, she feels little different from the artifacts that decorate the halls: carefully maintained, largely ignored, and utterly out of place.
Then she finds a strange book. A book that carries the scent of other worlds, and tells a tale of secret doors, of love, adventure and danger. Each page turn reveals impossible truths about the world and January discovers a story increasingly entwined with her own.
Early praise for The Ten Thousand Doors of January:
“Many worlds, vanishing doors, mind-cracking magic: I clung to each page, searching for answers. This is one of the most unique works of fiction I’ve ever read!” –Tamora Pierce, New York Timesbestselling author
“With lush writing and a sense of wonder, The Ten Thousand Doors of January examines power, progress, and identity. It is an adventure in the best and grandest sense.” –Erika Swyler, national bestselling author of The Book of Speculation
“A tantalizing quest through strange and beautiful places, and a love story that spans time, worlds, and magic. I couldn’t put it down.” –Peng Shepherd, critically acclaimed author of The Book of M
Expected publication: September 10th 2019