Waiting on Wednesday is the brainchild of Breaking the Spine, although Jill isn’t hosting this meme anymore. In any case, I will continue to post Waiting on Wednesdays, simply because it’s one of my favorite posts to do each week:-D
I had heard the news about Max Gladstone’s Craft Sequence moving over to Tor.com, but I didn’t realize it was happening this year! Cue excitement, and also check out the cover redesign!
Quick edit: Just found the article I read about the Craft Sequence moving to Tor.com, for those of you who are interested:-)
The God Wars destroyed the city of Alikand. Now, a century and a half and a great many construction contracts later, Agdel Lex rises in its place. Dead deities litter the surrounding desert, streets shift when people aren’t looking, a squidlike tower dominates the skyline, and the foreign Iskari Rectification Authority keeps strict order in this once-independent city―while treasure seekers, criminals, combat librarians, nightmare artists, angels, demons, dispossessed knights, grad students, and other fools gather in its ever-changing alleys, hungry for the next big score.
Priestess/investment banker Kai Pohala (last seen in Full Fathom Five) hits town to corner Agdel Lex’s burgeoning nightmare startup scene, and to visit her estranged sister Lei. But Kai finds Lei desperate at the center of a shadowy, and rapidly unravelling, business deal. When Lei ends up on the run, wanted for a crime she most definitely committed, Kai races to track her sister down before the Authority finds her first. But Lei has her own plans, involving her ex-girlfriend, a daring heist into the god-haunted desert, and, perhaps, freedom for an occupied city. Because Alikand might not be completely dead―and some people want to finish the job.
Ruin of Angels (Craft Sequence #6) by Max Gladstone. Releases in September 2017 from Tor.com. I usually don’t like cover redesigns, but I can see why they would want to start fresh, moving sideways to a different publisher (from Tor to Tor.com is sideways, IMO!) And wow, do I love this cover! Honestly, it couldn’t be more different from the original covers. Which makes me wonder, is Tor.com going to redesign and re-release the first five books?