Patricia Briggs' Alpha and Omega series this year, we're being treated to something different and new. Masques was first published fifteen years ago and it is Ms. Briggs' first novel. It is also the first in a series (of sorts) called the Sianim series, which includes previously published books Steal the Dragon and When Demons Walk. These are self-contained standalone novels that take place in the same world. The direct sequel--Wolfsbane--was written but never published. Until now, that is. This fall we get a repackaged, revised edition of Masques September 28th. And then, in November, we get Wolfsbane for the first time in print. And these are the new covers. All I know is that the books involve shapeshifters and a character named Wolf. Sign me up!
I can't quit Jennifer Echols . Not that I really try that hard, but I read her new ones and often feel as though I'm still searching for that one in possession of that certain something that will make me feel the way Going Too Far did. Like I couldn't put it it down. And definitely like I didn't hate either of the main characters after the fact. Well, I found it with Such a Rush . I read this 300+ pager in a single night, which clears up the question of whether or not I couldn't put it down. And I finished it definitely not hating either of the main characters. I didn't finish it loving them both unreservedly, though. I loved Leah with my whole heart from page one and that never changed. My feelings regarding one of the Hall brothers remain complicated. More to come on this in a bit. On a side note, I'm delighted that Such a Rush is Ms. Echols' hardcover debut. It's a meticulously designed book, a pleasure to hold in my hands as I stayed up way
Pretty, pretty! I am pumped for these books - I need to go ahead and read her backlist. So many intriguing titles!ReplyDelete
I've been intrigued by these books since hearing this news on her site a while back. Outside of her two newer urban fantasy series, I haven't read much of her work. I'm loving these two cover though!ReplyDelete
oooooh! I'm there!ReplyDelete
I’m a huge fan of Patricia Briggs. I will definitely read these when they’re released.ReplyDelete
I'm excited to read these books - so far I've loved everything Briggs has written! I love the re-issue/new covers too!ReplyDelete
I love Brigg's Mercy Thompson series but I'm a little hesitant about these ones. I do love the covers thoughReplyDelete
Those covers are awesome. Can't wait to sample these also.ReplyDelete
Oooh so pretty! I'll be interested in getting these when they do come out.ReplyDelete
Steal the Dragon and When Demons Walk were the 2nd and 3rd books I ever read from Patricia Briggs. The Hob's Bargain was the first. I am totally excited for these books to come out! Her fantasy novels are a bit different than the Mercy Thompson and Alpha and Omega series but they are still extremely well written...exactly what I always expect from her.ReplyDelete
I'm really looking forward to these - and so cool to see the covers at last.ReplyDelete
I have the other two Sianim books, but being a purist about reading in order, I somehow never quite started because I knew there was a first one I couldn't get hold of. I'm not looking forward to the entire series.
I've read the older Masques already..Wolf was seriously awesomeReplyDelete
Michelle, I know. I read DRAGON BONES awhile back and it was good, but I had a feeling the sequel would be even better. But it's been checked out at the library for ages upon ages. I need to just go buy it already.ReplyDelete
Jacqueline, yes. I think these will jumpstart my reading of her backlist. I've heard THE HOB'S BARGAIN is particularly good.
Elisa, I know. Don't they look gooood?
Christie, she's just great. Her writing never fails to please me.
Heather, me too!
BookRants, it's hard to say because it looks like these two will combine elements of her shifters books and her fantasy. So it will be fascinating to see what they're like.
LMPreston, they really are. I love her outfit.
Chachic, yup. I want to meet that wolf.
Misti, which is your favorite of her fantasy novels out of curiosity?
Kerry, oh, I completely understand. When I read that I was like, good thing I didn't start those others! lol.
K, ooh, that is very good to hear. I can't wait.
These are so pretty. Do you know who the artist is?ReplyDelete
Angie-I think I would have to say The Hob's Bargain is my favorite just because I adore the Hob. He is a great character. And his tail! I'll just leave it at that. You should read it.ReplyDelete
Ohh, the sex.ReplyDelete
Oh wowzas. I love those covers. I'm not really into her Mercy series anymore, but I'm still interested in some of her past books, so these look perfect to try. I wonder who the cover artist is.ReplyDelete
Oh wow! The new covers are sooo pretty! I had been thinking of reading those after reading the Mercy series, and this will be the perfect occasion! Thanks for letting us know! :DReplyDelete