Can’t Wait Wednesday – Spotlight on THE LANTERN’S EMBER by Colleen Houck
“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about. It is a meme that I have loved participating in for over a year now, but as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll just be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.
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My selection for this week is THE LANTERN’S EMBER by Colleen Houck. I will freely admit that what first drew me to this book was that stunning cover, but it’s the synopsis that has me so excited for this book. It just sounds like the perfect read for fall, especially right around Halloween!
THE LANTERN’S EMBER by Colleen Houck
Publication Date: September 11, 2018
Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures reign supreme.
Five hundred years ago, Jack made a deal with the devil. It’s difficult for him to remember much about his mortal days. So, he focuses on fulfilling his sentence as a Lantern—one of the watchmen who guard the portals to the Otherworld, a realm crawling with every nightmarish creature imaginable. Jack has spent centuries jumping from town to town, ensuring that nary a mortal—or not-so-mortal—soul slips past him. That is, until he meets beautiful Ember O’Dare.
Seventeen, stubborn, and a natural-born witch, Ember feels a strong pull to the Otherworld. Undeterred by Jack’s warnings, she crosses into the forbidden plane with the help of a mysterious and debonair vampire—and the chase through a dazzling, dangerous world is on. Jack must do everything in his power to get Ember back where she belongs before both the earthly and unearthly worlds descend into chaos.
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I’d love to hear what upcoming book releases you’re waiting on this Wednesday? Leave me your link in the comments below and I’ll stop by and check out your CWW selection for this week. 🙂
Oooh, Suzanne, excellent pick! I know Jack has the lion’s share of the blurb, but I want to know more about Ember! And that gorgeous cover!
Thanks! I’m the same way about Ember.
Oh wow! Thanks for spotlighting this one — I’ve never heard of it but it sounds dark and absolutely amazing. Definitely adding it to my TBR.
My Waiting on Wednesday for this week.
Thanks, hope you enjoy it if you read it!
yes yes yes. so excited for this one!
Oooh this one sounds and looks awesome! Definitely adding it to my list. 🙂
Hope you enjoy it!
This does sound perfect for Halloween, and that cover is so great!
I’m super excited for this! I’ve never read Colleen Houck before, but I did just get approved for this on NetGalley and I can’t wait to read it:-)
Yay, I hope you love it!
I like the sound of this book!! I am not sure which book i am can’t wait for! there are too many!!
Right? There are so many good ones coming out this year.
I’ve never read anything by this author, but this one sounds awesome. Definitely a good Halloween pick.
What a fantastic cover – no wonder this one caught your eye. I hope you enjoy it and look forward to hearing what you think of it:)
The cover is so amazing!
WOW this sounds incredible! I’d never heard of this one, but I’m definitely adding it to my TBR and now I can’t wait to read it! “Welcome to a world where nightmarish creatures reign supreme” is pretty much all I needed to see to be hooked, haha. Great pick!
Right? That made it a must-read for me too, lol.
I’ve got to get my hands on this one. Great cover too!
Wow, killer cover!
Right? I love it!
WHOA. I hadn’t yet heard of this one and WHO! It sounds so so good. Eeek! Now i’m overly excited for it!
Thanks for putting in on my radar!
That cover is amazing! And it sounds so good too! Adding to my tbr, for sure!
Yay, I hope we both love it!
oh wow ok you had me at that cover and at “deal with the devil”! LOLthis was an insta-add-to-GR! Thank you! Hope we love it!
Right? I added it as soon as I read “deal with the devil.”
I STILL haven’t read a book by this author–her books have been on my TBR for ages, and I think I even own one! This sounds really dark and exciting; I hope you enjoy it, Suzanne!
Haha, you’re not alone. I own a couple that I haven’t read as well but this one sounds more like something I would enjoy than the ones I actually own.
Yes, this one does sound really interesting! Other realms, vampires, mysterious stuff, and a gorgeous cover!
That cover is stunning. I couldn’t stop looking at it when I first saw it online.