Waiting on Wednesday–Princess of the Wild Swans by Diane Zahler

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

Princess of the Wild Swans by Diane Zahler screams READ ME.  I love the cover, and I love fairy tale retellings, so this is high on my wish list!

Princess Meriel’s brothers have been cursed. A terrible enchantment—cast by their conniving new stepmother—has transformed the handsome princes into swans. They now swim forlornly on a beautiful heart-shaped lake that lies just beyond the castle walls.

Meriel will do whatever it takes to rescue her beloved brothers. But she must act quickly. If Heart Lake freezes, her brothers will be forced to fly south or perish.

With help from her newfound friends Riona and Liam—a beautiful half-witch and her clever brother—Meriel vows to finish a seemingly impossible task. If she completes it, her brothers may be saved. But if she fails…all will be lost.

With a mesmerizing voice and delightful imagination, Diane Zahler delivers an exceptionally dazzling retelling—full of magic, adventure, and fascinating characters. Fans of beautifully written and exciting fantasy novels, including those who love Shannon Hale and Gail Carson Levine, will be enthralled.

In stores January 31, 2012

What are you waiting on?

6 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday–Princess of the Wild Swans by Diane Zahler

  • December 7, 2011 at 2:07 pm

    This sounds great, and what a wonderful cover! Fabulous choice 😀

  • December 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    Sounds interesting! Last week I posted a book that was similar, it is called “The Next Full Moon” by Carolyn Turgeon. You might be interested!

    My WoW
    ~ Crystal @ Vanilla Hearts

  • December 7, 2011 at 5:55 pm

    A friend of me likes these kinds of books, and I admit I’m intrigued because of the mention of a fairy tale retelling. Awesome cover too!

    Have yourself a fabulous reading week!

    – Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

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