‘Waiting On’ Wednesday (128): The Caged Queen (Iskari #2) by Kristen Ciccarelli

April 4, 2018 Waiting on Wednesday 30

**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. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. **

Title: The Caged Queen (Iskari #2)
Author: Kristen Ciccarelli
Publication Date: September 25th 2018
Publisher: HarperTeen

Summary from Goodreads:

The second book in Kristen Ciccarelli’s lush Iskari series.

Lavish, romantic, and dotted with magic, The Caged Queen is a new story in the world of The Last Namsara—one that fans of the first book will flock to.

Once there were two sisters born with a bond so strong that it forged them together forever. When they were angry, mirrors shattered, and when they were happy, flowers bloomed. It was a magic they cherished—until the day a terrible accident took Essie’s life and trapped her soul in this world.

Dax—the heir to Firgaard’s throne—was responsible for the accident. Roa swore to hate him forever. But eight years later he returned, begging for her help. He was determined to dethrone his cruel father, under whose oppressive reign Roa’s people had suffered. Roa made him a deal: she’d give him the army he needed if he made her queen.

Together with Dax and his sister, Asha, Roa and her people waged war and deposed a tyrant. But now Asha is on the run, hiding from the price on her head. And Roa is an outlander queen, far from home and married to her enemy. Worst of all: Dax’s promises go unfulfilled. Roa’s people continue to suffer.

Then a chance to right every wrong arises—an opportunity for Roa to rid herself of this enemy king and rescue her beloved sister. During the Reliquishing, when the spirits of the dead are said to return, Roa can reclaim her sister for good.

All she has to do is kill the king.

Why I Can’t Wait: Okay, I don’t know when the cover was revealed but I saw it last night and omg love! The covers look great together! I really enjoyed the first book in this series, The Last Namsara, and cannot wait to dive back into this world of dragons and amazing characters!


Sara @ Forever 17 Books

30 Responses to “‘Waiting On’ Wednesday (128): The Caged Queen (Iskari #2) by Kristen Ciccarelli”

  1. Literary Feline

    I have a copy of the first book, but haven’t yet had a chance to read it. I just love these covers! I hope you do get a chance to read this one and end up loving it. I hope I will too!

  2. Danielle Hammelef

    I love how the covers flow together and both are amazing. These books are on my TBR–great choice for WOW.

  3. Maria Behar

    OMG….those covers!!! ABSOLUTELY STUNNING!! I remember seeing the first book just about EVERYWHERE before it was published, and immediately wanted the book! I didn’t add it to my GR shelves right away, though…. I got into checking out other books, because OF COURSE there were other books I wanted, too…sigh…But now I’m adding both of these books to those GR shelves!!! And I really NEED to get and read “The Last Namsara”!! So thanks for “the reminder”!! Lol.

    Thanks as well for commenting on my own CWW post!! HUGS!! <3 <3 <3 🙂 🙂 )
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