Can’t Wait Wednesday – A DEMON’S GUIDE TO WOOING A WITCH by Sarah Hawley


“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 since I first started blogging, 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 A DEMON’S GUIDE TO WOOING A WITCH by Sarah Hawley.  I thought the first book in this series was hilarious so I can’t wait to return to this world and see what these characters are up to.


Publication Date: November 28, 2023

by Berkley Romance



Calladia Cunnington curses the day she met Astaroth the demon, but when he shows up memoryless, why does she find him so helpless . . . and sort of hot?

Calladia Cunnington knows she’s rough around the edges, despite being the heir to one of small-town Glimmer Falls’ founding witch families. While her gym obsession is a great outlet for her anxieties and anger, her hot temper still gets the best of her and manifests in bar brawls. When Calladia saves someone from a demon attack one night, though, she’s happy to put her magic and rage to good use . . . until she realizes the man she saved is none other than Astaroth, the ruthless demon who orchestrated a soul bargain on her best friend.

Astaroth is a legendary soul bargainer and one of the nine members of the demon high council–except he can’t remember any of this. Suffering from amnesia after being banished to the mortal plane, Astaroth doesn’t know why a demon named Moloch is after him, nor why the muscular, angry, hot-in-a-terrifying-way witch who saved him hates him so much.

Unable to leave anyone in such a vulnerable state–even the most despicable demon–Calladia grudgingly decides to help him. (Besides, punching an amnesiac would be in poor taste.) The two set out on an uneasy road trip to find the witch who might be able to restore Astaroth’s memory so they can learn how to defeat Moloch. Calladia vows that once Astaroth is cured, she’ll kick his ass, but the more time she spends with the snarky yet utterly charming demon, the more she realizes she likes this new, improved Astaroth . . . and maybe she doesn’t want him to recover his memories, after all.

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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. 🙂

16 replies
  1. sjhigbee
    sjhigbee says:

    This sounds like huge fun – enemies to friends can often be enjoyable, but I LOVE the idea that the hero is much nicer without his memories and she’s conflicted about him recovering his former life…

    • Suzanne
      Suzanne says:

      I love that too. His character was pretty awful in the first book so I can’t wait to encounter him again with what sounds like a completely different personality.

  2. Sam@WLABB
    Sam@WLABB says:

    I like witch books, and this one sounds great. I am always up for a road trip

    • Suzanne
      Suzanne says:

      I’m hoping this one is as fun as the first one. That one had me laughing out loud almost all the way through it. 🙂

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