Can't Wait Wednesday

In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens {Can’t Wait Wednesday}

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, which encourages fellow bloggers to spotlight upcoming releases that we’re excited about.  However, as Jill is no longer actively posting, from now on I’ll be linking to Can’t Wait Wednesday, hosted by Tressa at Wishful Endings, which is a spinoff of the original WoW meme.

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Today’s selection and book I’m excitedly awaiting is:

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In Deeper Waters

by F.T. Lukens
Young Adult – Fantasy – Historical – LGBTQIA+
April 20th 2021 by Margaret K. McElderry Books
Goodreads

A young prince must rely on a mysterious stranger to save him when he is kidnapped during his coming-of-age tour in this swoony adventure that is The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Pirates of the Caribbean.

Prince Tal has long awaited his coming-of-age tour. After spending most of his life cloistered behind palace walls as he learns to keep his forbidden magic secret, he can finally see his family’s kingdom for the first time. His first taste of adventure comes just two days into the journey, when their crew discovers a mysterious prisoner on a burning derelict vessel.

Tasked with watching over the prisoner, Tal is surprised to feel an intense connection with the roguish Athlen. So when Athlen leaps overboard and disappears, Tal feels responsible and heartbroken, knowing Athlen could not have survived in the open ocean.

That is, until Tal runs into Athlen days later on dry land, very much alive, and as charming—and secretive—as ever. But before they can pursue anything further, Tal is kidnapped by pirates and held ransom in a plot to reveal his rumored powers and instigate a war. Tal must escape if he hopes to save his family and the kingdom. And Athlen might just be his only hope…

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I first fell for this book because of the cover, and then I fell even more in love at the description:

A young prince must rely on a mysterious stranger to save him when he is kidnapped during his coming-of-age tour in this swoony adventure that is The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Pirates of the Caribbean.

I mean, yes please.

Tell Me:
Will you be reading this book?

Lindsey xoxo
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10 Comments

  1. Everything about that synopsis is making me go UGH 😍

    1. I know, right? <3

  2. Pirates are always a good idea!

    1. YES, exactly that, haha 🙂

  3. This is also on my 2021 reading list!

    1. Yay, it sounds so good! Hope it’ll live up to our expectations 🙂

  4. Oh my god, this sounds delightful! Definitely keeping my eye out for this one! 🙂

    1. It does sound amazing! 🙂

  5. Literary Feline says:

    It was that part of the description that has me saying yes to this one too. 🙂 I hope you love it when you read it. It sounds like it will be a lot of fun.

    1. Thanks! It does sound like so much fun! Hope you’ll love it too when you pick it up.

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