Can’t Wait Wednesday – THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah
“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 THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah. Kristin Hannah is one of my favorite authors so I’m beyond excited that she has a new book coming out early next year. I also haven’t read much historical fiction set during the Dust Bowl era so that interests me as well. I’m also very glad that the blurb indicates that it’s a story of hope even though the subject matter is sure to be pretty heavy.
THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah
Publication Date: February 9, 2021 by St. Martin’s Press
From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Nightingale and The Great Alone comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America’s most defining eras—the Great Depression.
Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods as the crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury them all. One of the darkest periods of the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl era, has arrived with a vengeance.
In this uncertain and dangerous time, Elsa Martinelli—like so many of her neighbors—must make an agonizing choice: fight for the land she loves or go west, to California, in search of a better life. The Four Winds is an indelible portrait of America and the American Dream, as seen through the eyes of one indomitable woman whose courage and sacrifice will come to define a generation.
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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. 🙂
I skipped her last book, but this one sounds much more my speed. Looking forward to it!
I really enjoyed the last one but it was definitely different from what I’m used to reading from her.
I haven’t read a lot of HF but this sounds like a hopeful in a trying period.
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I have only read one book by Hannah (I am sure you can guess which one), but it was really good. Her characters were fantastic and I can imagine her doing an incredible job with this concept.
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Her characters are always so complex and well drawn. That’s definitely a huge draw for me with all of her books.
But I haven’t read The Great Alone or The Nightingale yet! She’s coming out with great sounding books all too fast. LOL I hope you enjoy this one when you read it, Suzanne. I don’t think I’ll be able to resist this one either. Have a great week and Happy Reading!
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LOL! I’m keeping up with her new releases but it doesn’t leave me much time to go back and read her pre-Nightingale books which I really want to do.
I’ve just started seeing this one around and it sounds so good! I am also really drawn to that cover. I really hope you enjoy it!
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Thanks, me too. 🙂
I didn’t know there was a new Kristin Hannah book. I love historical fiction. I need this one!
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I love her books so much!
Suzanne! I feel like I haven’t visited in aaaaages! How have you been darling girl? I hope you’re keeping well.
This sounds like an absolutely brilliant read, I haven’t heard of this one before but I’ve seen many reviewers who have loved her former releases and super keen on giving this one a read myself!
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I’m doing great, thanks. Hope you are as well. Her books are pretty amazing. If you’re into historical fiction, I definitely recommend them.
Kristin Hannah is a longtime favorite of mine and I get excited for every new release. This one isn’t a time period I’ve read much about, but knowing KH I will surely love it.
I was sitting here thinking and can’t come up with many books I’ve read during this time period either. I’m looking forward to watching her bring it to life for me.
That sounds thrilling. And the author´s name is familiar although I don´t know at the moment what book I´ve already read by her. Thank you for sharing and happy reading.
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The Nightingale is probably her most popular. It’s a WWII historical fiction set in France.