Can’t Wait Wednesday – INCENDIARY by Zoraida Córdova


“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 be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.

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My selection for this week is INCENDIARY by Zoraida Córdova.  I’m really enjoying this author’s Brooklyn Brujas series so I was very excited to learn that she also has a new series coming out next spring and that it sounds every bit as fabulous as the Brujas series.

INCENDIARY by Zoraida Córdova

Publication Date:  April 28, 2020

From Netgalley:

Set in a lushly drawn world inspired by Inquisition Spain, Zoraida Córdova’s hotly anticipated new fantasy is an epic tale of love and revenge perfect for fans of Sabaa Tahir and Sarah J. Maas.

I am Renata Convida. I have lived a hundred stolen lives. Now I live my own.

Renata was only a child when she was kidnapped by the King’s Justice and brought to the luxurious palace of Andalucia. As a memory thief, the rarest and most feared of the magical Moria, Renata was used by the crown to carry out the King’s Wrath, a siege that resulted in the deaths of thousands of her own people.

Now Renata is one of the Whispers, rebel spies working against the crown. The Whispers may have rescued Renata years ago, but she cannot escape their mistrust and hatred-or the overpowering memories of the hundreds of souls she drained during her time in the palace.

When Dez, the commander of her unit-and the boy she’s grown to love-is taken captive by the notorious Principe Dorado, Renata must return to Andalucia and complete Dez’s top secret mission herself. Can she keep her cover, even as she burns for vengeance against the brutal, enigmatic prince? Her life and the fate of the Moria depend on it.

But returning to the palace stirs childhood memories long locked away. As Renata grows more deeply embedded in the politics of the royal court, she uncovers a secret in her past that could change the fate of the entire kingdom-and end the war that has cost her everything.



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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. 🙂

28 replies
  1. Sam@wlabb
    Sam@wlabb says:

    I read the first two Brooklyn Brujas books, and I loved them. This sounds interesting. I like that the author is setting it outside the US, and the inspiration is quite interesting too

    • Suzanne
      Suzanne says:

      I still need to read the second Bruja book but I’m really looking forward to continuing that series and starting this new one. I love her writing style.

  2. Kelly
    Kelly says:

    I seen this one the other day come across my Instagram feed and was so excited that it’s being published in Australia too! I haven’t read the authors original series but super excited for this one, it sounds absolutely brilliant! Wonderful choice Suzanne!

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