“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.
Today’s selection and book I’m excitedly awaiting is:
Electric Idol (Dark Olympus #2)
by Katee Robert
Romance – Fantasy – Mythology Retelling
January 18th 2022 by Sourcebooks Casablanca
He was the most beautiful man alive.
And if I wasn’t careful, he was going to be my death.
*A scorchingly hot modern retelling of Psyche and Eros that’s as sinful as it is sweet.*
In the ultra-modern city of Olympus, there’s always a price to pay. Psyche knew she’d have to face Aphrodite’s ire eventually, but she never expected her literal heart to be at stake…or for Aphrodite’s gorgeous son to be the one ordered to strike the killing blow.
Eros has no problem shedding blood. But when it comes time to take out his latest target, he can’t do it. Confused by his reaction to Psyche, he does the only thing he can think of to keep her safe: he marries her. Psyche vows to make Eros’s life a living hell until they find a way out of this mess. But as lines blur and loyalties shift, she realizes he might take her heart after all…and she’s not sure she can survive the loss.
Earlier this year, I read the first book in this series, Neon Gods, a Hades and Persephone retelling. And I LOVED IT. It was my first foray into dark romance (though it’s not that dark, so I think it was actually a perfect first try) and I’m already super excited for the next book. This will be a Psyche and Eros retelling and I AM SO READY!
Yaaas, we so want this and are SO READY for it! I can’t wait 😍
Ahh me too, luckily the wait is not THAT long 🙂
I love retellings, thanks for sharing!
Retellings are always a great idea 🙂
I need to read this series. I usually enjoy her books. I don’t know why I haven’t started Neon Gods. I should before this comes out.
Neon Gods was my first Katee Robert, but I definitely want to try more of her books!
I like her Taboo series, but I don’t know if that would be too much for you or not.
I can’t wait to read this one! I loved the first book too and am SO excited for Psyche and Eros. It’s my favorite myth.
I can’t wait to read more Psyche and Eros either! I’ve been kind of stuck in Hades/Persephone retellings a lot, but Psyche and Eros deserve more love for sure!
Ooh this sounds like a good retelling!
I’m definitely intrigued already!