Can’t Wait Wednesday – Sarah Henning’s SEA WITCH
“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 SEA WITCH by Sarah Henning. I just recently read and loved To Kill a Kingdom, which is a Little Mermaid retelling, so when I saw that this book was also a Little Mermaid retelling but from the perspective of the villain, it immediately became a must-read for me.
SEA WITCH by Sarah Henning
Publication Date: July 31, 2018
The fairy tale you thought you knew…
The story of the Sea Witch, the villainess from Hans Christian Anderson’s classic tale The Little Mermaid, told from the viewpoint of the Sea Witch when she was a twelve-year-old girl…
Evie has been wracked with guilt ever since her best friend, Anna, drowned. So when a girl appears on shore with an uncanny resemblance to Anna, Evie befriends her in an effort to make amends. And as the two girls catch the eyes – and hearts – of two charming princes, Evie believes that she might finally have a chance at happy ever after. But is Evie’s new friend really who she says she is? Or will Evie discover, too late, the truth of her bargain? A gripping story of friendship, betrayal and the power of hope…Because ‘though magic can shape life and death… love is the one thing it cannot control
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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. 🙂
The idea of a retelling from the villain’s POV is so interesting because there’s so much potential, but I am always slightly afraid they might just ruin a favourite villain entirely at the same time. It turns out I can be very protective of my fave villains lol
Haha, I’m the same way honestly. I’ll be furious if they ruin Ursula for me.
Great pick! The cover is amazing and it sounds amazing too.
I am so super excited to read this book. I love the cover too. great pick.
I’m super excited for this one too! I just love the concept I haven’t had the chance to read to kill a kingdom yet but it’s on the list too! So exciting!
I hope you enjoy To Kill a Kingdom as much as I did!
I really want to read both these books, and even though I’ve seen Sea Witch floating around, I hadn’t realized it was a Little Mermaid retelling. Great choice😊
I’m looking forward to this one too! I have it from Edelweiss and hope to read it in the next couple weeks!
Great! Can’t wait to see what you think of it 🙂
Yes, more Little Mermaid retellings! I like that it’s from the POV of the villain, too.
Ooh sounds intriguing! Lots of mermaid books coming out lately!!
Yeah, there really are!
I WAS stoked to read this, until I started seeing not-so-great reviews. 🙁 Apparently this one isn’t as dark as we’re all hoping or something? I hope we still end up enjoying it, though!
– Aimee @ Aimee, Always
Oh no, that’s a bummer to hear. But yeah, hopefully we’ll both still enjoy it.
Ooh now that does sound like a good book! Will be adding another book to my list!!
Hope you enjoy it!
I feel like I’ve been waiting for this one forever. Not much longer. Hope it’s as good as it sounds.
I hope so too!
I didn’t realize this was a retelling for The Little Mermaid! That’s not something you see every day! Now I’m even more excited about it, and I don’t normally like retellings. <3
L @ Do You Dog-ear?
I’m really hoping it’s as good as it sounds.
This one is on my list to read as well and I’m hoping to love it – so hopefully we both do. 🙂
I really hope so 🙂
Ooo… this one sounds a fabulous premise! I hope you enjoy it:)
yay this book is on CWW post too! I CANNOT wait! After I read To Kill a Kingdom I was craving more Sea Witches 🙂
To Kill a Kingdom was so good!
I can’t wait to get my hands on this book. Not only does it sound like a good story, but that cover is amazing!
I really love the cover too!
I’m reading it now and I likes it!
I’m so glad to hear this, especially since I had seen a couple of mixed reviews for it.