Waiting on Wednesday – When My Heart Was Wicked by Tricia Stirling

Posted February 11, 2015 by Emz Chang in Meme / 20 Comments

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

Waiting on Wednesday – When My Heart Was Wicked by Tricia Stirling
TITLE: When My Heart Was Wicked
AUTHOR: Tricia Stirling
PUBLICATION DATE: February 24, 2015
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"I used to be one of those girls. The kind who loved to deliver bad news. When I colored my hair, I imagined it seeping into my scalp, black dye pooling into my veins.

But that was the old Lacy. Now, when I cast spells, they are always for good."

16-year-old Lacy believes that magic and science can work side by side. She's a botanist who knows how to harness the healing power of plants. So when her father dies, Lacy tries to stay with her step-mother in Chico, where her magic is good and healing. She fears the darkness that her real mother, Cheyenne, brings out, stripping away everything that is light and kind.

Yet Cheyenne never stays away for long. Beautiful, bewitching, unstable Cheyenne who will stop at nothing, not even black magic, to keep control of her daughter's heart. She forces Lacy to accompany her to Sacramento, and before long, the "old" Lacy starts to resurface.

But when Lacy survives a traumatic encounter, she finds herself faced with a choice. Will she use her powers to exact revenge and spiral into the darkness forever? Or will she find the strength to embrace the light?

What are you waiting on?

Emz Chang

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20 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday – When My Heart Was Wicked by Tricia Stirling

  1. Oo, this is the first time I’ve seen this and it sounds so good! I’ll definitely read this one. The cover is awesome too! Thanks for sharing!