Waiting on Wednesday: Stange Grace by Tessa Gratton

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Release Date: September 18, 2018

Publisher: Margaret McElderry Books

Synopsis:

Long ago, a village made a bargain with the devil: to ensure their prosperity, when the Slaughter Moon rises, the village must sacrifice a young man into the depths of the Devil’s Forest.

Only this year, the Slaughter Moon has risen early.

Bound by duty, secrets, and the love they share for one another, Mairwen, a spirited witch; Rhun, the expected saint; and Arthur, a restless outcast, will each have a role to play as the devil demands a body to fill the bargain. But the devil these friends find is not the one they expect, and the lies they uncover will turn their town—and their hearts—inside out.

Why I am Excited About It:

I love how weird and fantastical this book sounds but I have a lot of questions.

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WHAT WOULD CAUSE THEM TO MAKE A DEAL WITH THE DEVIL? Did no one say “Hey, maybe this is not worth it?” Why did the Slaughter Moon rise early? Are there mysterious forces other than gravity and time that control the moon? This sounds a lot like Amaya and the Thorn Wood which  I am totally game for because I love that story. Though it seems like it will be a longer version with three POVs. Anyway, I am excited to read it so I can have some of my questions answered!

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly bookish meme by Jill at Breaking the Spine and is hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings.

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11 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: Stange Grace by Tessa Gratton

  1. Oh my gosh! I am so, so, so, so, so, so stupidly crazy excited for Strange Grace by Tessa Gratton. I remember discovering her and Brenna Yovanoff over on the Merry Sister’s of Fate livejournal where they were posting several of their short stories along with Maggie Stiefvater. So, yes, this is awesome!

    Totally following you for sure. 🙂

    Stop by my blog and check out my Wishful Wednesday’s post.
    Suz @ Bookish Revelations

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  2. This is amazing! So unique and dark. I read my first Tessa Gratton book recently, and I really liked her writing so this is definitely going on my TBR. Thanks!

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  3. I have the same questions! LOL This does sound good and I want to know too! Thank you for bringing this book to my attention. I’m adding it to my wish list.

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  4. Great pick, I’ve been seeing this book a lot around lately and it sure does looks and sounds like an amazing and fantastic book. I am so going to add this book on my tbr pile as well. I hope you enjoy it when it comes out I really love the gorgeous cover as well., thank you so much for stopping by my CWW post my friend.

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