Waiting On Wednesday (137) Wintersong by S.Jae-Jones

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly blog post hosted by Breaking The Spine where readers share which books they are highly anticipating. This week I want to share Wintersong by S.Jae-Jones.

Why I'm Waiting: This book sounds amazing. I am not going to lie this one intrigues me because it reminds me of Labyrinth. As a child of the 80's it is my sworn duty to love anything remotely sounding like that film. Plus this story has what sounds like a Beauty and The Beast element so it will be super interesting to see how those ideas weave together. I guess that's about it but I do like the cover as well (although with a 2017 publication date I don't want to like it too much because I know it can change). 

Expected Publication:
February 7, 2017 by Thomas Dunne

Beware the goblin men and the wares they sell.

All her life, nineteen-year-old Liesl has heard tales of the beautiful, mysterious Goblin King. He is the Lord of Mischief, the Ruler Underground, and the muse around which her music is composed. Yet, as Liesl helps shoulder the burden of running her family’s inn, her dreams of composition and childish fancies about the Goblin King must be set aside in favor of more practical concerns.

But when her sister Käthe is taken by the goblins, Liesl journeys to their realm to rescue her sister and return her to the world above. The Goblin King agrees to let Käthe go—for a price. The life of a maiden must be given to the land, in accordance with the old laws. A life for a life, he says. Without sacrifice, nothing good can grow. Without death, there can be no rebirth. In exchange for her sister’s freedom, Liesl offers her hand in marriage to the Goblin King. He accepts.

Down in the Underground, Liesl discovers that the Goblin King still inspires her—musically, physically, emotionally. Yet even as her talent blossoms, Liesl’s life is slowly fading away, the price she paid for becoming the Goblin King’s bride. As the two of them grow closer, they must learn just what it is they are each willing to sacrifice: her life, her music, or the end of the world.


Since I'm curious, Have you heard of Wintersong before? 
If so, Do you plan on reading it?

Sound off in the comments below. I love to read your responses. 

That about wraps up my Waiting On Wednesday for this week.

Feel free to leave a link to your Wednesday memes in the comments below, I love finding new books to read. Like what you see? Please share!


  1. Love the cover! I feel like I've heard about this somewhere before, but I'm going to go make sure I have it added on Goodreads just in case. Great pick!
    Check out my WOW

    1. I hope you enjoy this one if you do decide to read it. Thanks for stopping by!

  2. Beautiful cover! I hope the story is just as beautiful!

  3. This one is new to me. But I love the cover and the description sounds good too. Thanks for featuring it!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  4. I have been really looking forward to this one as well. I hope we both love it and I never tire of seeing that cover.

    1. The cover is what most reminds me of Beauty and the Beast.

  5. Great pick! This book and author are both new to me. I love the cover the the description sounds promising. I will definitely check out some reviews. Thanks for stopping by my blog and sharing your post. I really hope you enjoy it!!

  6. You want to hear something crazy? I have never seen Labyrinth.
    (paperbag goes over my face).
    This book has a lovely cover and I hope you enjoy it!

  7. This looks amazing! I love the cover and cannot wait to read this one :)

    My WoW:

    P.s. It might just be my phone, but the text here is so light I can't really read it on the light background. :/

  8. I am intrigued! I love love love the cover, and the synopsis sounds great. I hope you enjoy this book when you get to read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a lovely week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  9. "As a child of the 80's it is my sworn duty to love anything remotely sounding like that film" <-- LOL!! Omg I'm a child of the 90s, but I love that film something fierce! It's too bad we have so long to wait for this one though!

  10. Oh, wow. That cover's amazing. And it sounds good too. I hope you get to read it soon. Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my WoW earlier. :)

  11. I just am in total love with that cover! OMG you had me at that!


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