Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Waiting On Wednesday No. 163: Crystal Storm, by Morgan Rhodes

This is a weekly event hosted by
It showcases future releases which
we book bloggers
are eagerly anticipating!!

Here's my choice for this week!

Crystal Storm
(Falling Kingdoms, Book 5)   
Hardcover, 336 pages
December 13, 2016
Fantasy,Young Adult Fiction

An epic clash between gods and mortals threatens to tear Mytica apart . . . and prove that not even the purest of love stands a chance against the strongest of magic.

MAGNUS and CLEO are forced to test the strength of their love when Gaius returns to Mytica claiming he's no longer the King of Blood but a changed man seeking redemption.

LUCIA, pregnant with the child of a Watcher, has escaped the clutches of the unhinged fire god. Her powers are dwindling as she goes forth to fulfill a prophecy that will keep her baby safe . . . but could mean her demise.

JONAS treks back to Mytica with a plan to overtake Amara, but fate takes hold when he runs into the beautiful Princess Lucia and joins her on her perilous journey.

AMARA has taken the Mytican throne, but with no way to unleash the water magic trapped within her stolen crystal, she'll never be able to seize glory and get sweet revenge.

And what kind of darkness will descend--and who will be safe--after Prince Ashur reveals the
dangerous price he paid to cheat death?

Why I'm waiting on this one!

I own the first book of this series, but I still haven't read it..... It's titled Falling Kingdoms. I really do want to read it, but somehow, haven't done so yet....SO many books to read!! I hope that I'll be able to get to it this year, and then eventually I'll reach Book 5..... Lol.


What do you think of my choice?
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  1. I have heard nothing but praise for this series! It is one more to add to my list of books I need to read / series to start! My WoW

    1. Hi, Eve!

      Yeah, everything I hear about this series is totally AWESOME!! I really need to start it!! I own the first book, so I have excuse to begin! Lol.

      Thanks for dropping by and commenting!! :)

  2. Hey Maria!!

    You are definitely right that I love your pick. Fantasy is definitely a beloved genre for me! I have to confess that I haven't finished reading the other books in this series yet; so I didn't read the synopsis because SPOILERS. Hahaha
    However, I may or may not have drooled over this cover. Honestly, it's covers and outfits like this that make me want to go to a cosplay event and challenge those super talented artists to dress like this photo-then get my picture with them.

    Sorry for the novel and thanks for an AMAZING suggestion! :)

    1. Hey, Lauren!

      Fantasy is one of my favorite genres (the other being science fiction). I figured you would love this pick! As Eve said in her comment above, there has been nothing but praise for this series! You're ahead of me, though, since you've already started it! :)

      You know, I've never gone to a cosplay event, but would sure love to! I did use to attend Star Trek conventions years ago.... I sure miss them....

      No problem with writing 'a novel'. I love long comments myself! Lol.

      You're very welcome for the suggestion! Thanks for commenting back!! Enjoy the rest of your week!! :)

  3. Yess !! I'm currently reading this series and I completely love it !! Great choice ^^

    My WoW

    1. Hi, Melissa!

      YAY!! Glad you're loving it!! I'm glad you agree that is a really great choice!

      Thanks for the comment!! :)

  4. I'm just starting with this series, but it looks absolutely amazing! Ahh, I can't believe I'm only discovering this series now.

    Waiting on Wednesday

    1. Hi, there!

      What I can't believe is that I've had the first book sitting on my shelves for quite some time now, and haven't read it yet. So you're really ahead of me, lol.

      Thanks for commenting!! :)

  5. You are not alone in owning the first book but not reading it. However, I am a tad bit stranger even in that I HAVE actually read the first book in the spin-off series - The Spirit Thieves. It was really good and I am sure I will like this series as well so I am grabbing them off Book Outlet when I see them. Great choice.

    1. Hi, Barb!

      Don't worry -- you're not alone in starting the spin-off series before the original series. I'm sure a LOT of people have done that, too!

      I know you'll like the original series. From what I've heard, she's a terrific writer!

      Glad you like my choice! Thanks for commenting!! :)

  6. I haven't started this series yet, but I need to! Great pick!
    Check out my WOW

    1. Hi, Liaa!

      Glad you like my pick! You're not the only one who hasn't started it yet, so no worries!

      Thanks for commenting!! :)

  7. Sounds like an interesting book. Thanks so much for spotlighting it today!

    Happy Reading! Dani @ Paulette’s Papers

    1. Hi, Dani!

      Oh, it DEFINITELY is!! I really have to start on this series!

      You're very welcome for the spotlighting! Thanks to you for dropping by and commenting!! :)

  8. I definitely plan on binge-reading this series, once all of the books are published. The covers are SO great! They'd look great on a bookshelf. I hope you enjoy this book when you get to read it, Maria!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a lovely week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. Hi, Alyssa!

      Oh, that sounds like a GREAT plan!! And I agree -- the covers ARE great, and would definitely look great on a bookshelf.

      I know I'll enjoy reading this series!!

      You're very welcome for my visit! Thanks for visiting back!! Hope you have a lovely week, as well!! :)

  9. Yes! & I LOVE the cover! :) Need to read 2 more before this one, but all of the yes!

    Happy Reading!
    My WoW
    Peyton @A Bookish Mess

    1. Hi, Peyton!

      I'm glad you love this cover! This series has GREAT covers! I hope you enjoy these books when you get to them!

      Happy Reading to you, too!! Thanks for commenting!! :)

  10. Hi, Sandra!

    I've heard great things about it, and really want to start on these books! I know I'll enjoy them!

    Thanks for dropping by!! :)


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