Want Now Wednesday: Kingdom of Souls

Have you ever seen a cover reveal and it literally makes you gasp? Yeah, that’s what happened to me when the cover was recently revealed for this week’s Want Now Wednesday feature.


Kingdom of Souls
Author:
Rena Barron
Publisher: HarperVoyager
Release Date: September 10, 2019
Synopsis: Magic has a price—if you’re willing to pay.

The lush world building of Children of Blood and Bone meets the sweeping scale of Strange the Dreamer in this captivating epic YA fantasy debut.

Born into a family of powerful witchdoctors, Arrah yearns for magic of her own. But each year she fails to call forth her ancestral powers, while her ambitious mother watches with growing disapproval.

There’s only one thing Arrah hasn’t tried, a deadly last resort: trading years of her own life for scraps of magic. Until the Kingdom’s children begin to disappear, and Arrah is desperate to find the culprit.

She uncovers something worse. The long-imprisoned Demon King is stirring. And if he rises, his hunger for souls will bring the world to its knees… unless Arrah pays the price for the magic to stop him.


Yes, hi, I’ll take five copies. Basically any fantasy book that involves uncovering something worse is catnip to me. Throw in a Demon King and I am sold. The cover and synopsis have already started building a world in my head and I can’t wait for the whole thing.

All I know right now is September 10th can’t get here fast enough. Pre-order links can be found at the publisher’s website.

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