Waiting on Wednesday (#15)

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

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

This week I'm waiting for...

Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: February 9, 2016
Pages: 320

Summary (from Goodreads):

Blackbeard the pirate was known for striking fear in the hearts of the bravest of sailors. But once he was just a young man who dreamed of leaving his rigid life behind to chase adventure in faraway lands. Nothing could stop him—until he met the one girl who would change everything. This is their story.

Edward "Teach" Drummond, son of one of Bristol's richest merchants, has just returned from a year-long journey on the high seas to find his life in shambles. Betrothed to a girl he doesn’t love and sick of the high society he was born into, Teach dreams only of returning to the vast ocean he’d begun to call home. There's just one problem: convincing his father to let him leave and never come back.

Following her parents' deaths, Anne Barrett is left penniless and soon to be homeless. Though she’s barely worked a day in her life, Anne is forced to take a job as a maid in the home of Master Drummond. Lonely days stretch into weeks, and Anne longs for escape. How will she ever realize her dream of sailing to Curaçao—where her mother was born—when she's stuck in England? 

From the moment Teach and Anne meet, they set the world ablaze. Drawn to each other, they’re trapped by society and their own circumstances. Faced with an impossible choice, they must decide to chase their dreams and go, or follow their hearts and stay.

Super excited for this because lately I find myself wanting to read all the pirate books.

What are you waiting for this week?


  1. Awesome pick, Cyra! I am really excited for Blackhearts too! :)

    1. I have a lot of pirate books on my TBR at the moment. I need to get my hands on them!

  2. Did you see it on Edelweiss, Cyra? I got it last week! Check it out, if you haven't already. :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. I will have to check that out! I'm hoping I'm even doing Edelweiss right. I feel like I'm failing on that site. I have no idea what to put about me or about my specific reason for requesting a book! Netgalley is so much easier.

  3. I HAVENT ACTUALLY READ ANY PIRATES BOOKS SO IF EVER THIS WILL BE MY FIRST ONE. i saw on the comment above this that its on edelweiss so im going to check it out and request it now heh.

    isha @ two sisters bloggin'

    1. I'm in the process of looking it up on Edelweiss right now and I have no idea what I'm doing. I have tried requesting books on Edelweiss once and I never heard anything back so yeah, good luck to me!


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