Flash Foward Friday is a little feature on my blog where I basically fangirl about unreleased books I can’t wait to get my hands on! This week’s FFF is:
A Shadow Bright and Burning (Kingdom on Fire #1) by Jessica Cluess
Expected Release: 20th September 2016
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
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I am Henrietta Howel.
The first female sorcerer in hundreds of years.
The prophesied one.
Or am I?
Henrietta Howel can burst into flames.
Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of being executed, she’s invited to train as one of Her Majesty’s royal sorcerers.
Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl who will defeat the Ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She also meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, handsome young men eager to test her power and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fight for her. One will betray her.
But Henrietta Howel is not the chosen one.
As she plays a dangerous game of deception, she discovers that the sorcerers have their own secrets to protect. With battle looming, what does it mean to not be the one? And how much will she risk to save the city—and the one she loves?
Exhilarating and gripping, Jessica Cluess’s spellbinding fantasy introduces a powerful, unforgettably heroine, and a world filled with magic, romance, and betrayal. Hand to fans of Libba Bray, Sarah J. Maas, and Cassandra Clare.
Firstly look at that gorgeous cover! The plot sounds super intriguing, I’m exited to see what the whole not-the-chosen-one thing has to offer. Overall the book sounds super interesting and I can’t wait for September to get here!