05 July 2017

Can't Wait Wednesday #11, Beasts Made of Night by Tochi Oneybuchi

Can't Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Tressa over at WishfulEndings. She has taken on a similar meme to Jills Waiting on Wednesday over at Breaking the Spine. Since Jill hasn't posted in a while I'm going to join in on this meme. To participate all you have to do is spotlight upcoming publications you're eagerly anticipating. Keep reading to see what I have chosen for this week.

Expected Publication: October 31st, 2017 

I don't know much about this book except that it is a YA fantasy based on Nigerian folklore and that in itself was enough to pull me in. I can't wait to get my hands on this book. 

In the walled city of Kos, corrupt mages can magically call forth sin from a sinner in the form of sin-beasts – lethal creatures spawned from feelings of guilt.

Taj is the most talented of the aki, young sin-eaters indentured by the mages to slay the sin-beasts. But Taj’s livelihood comes at a terrible cost. When he kills a sin-beast, a tattoo of the beast appears on his skin while the guilt of committing the sin appears on his mind. Most aki are driven mad by the process, but 17-year-old Taj is cocky and desperate to provide for his family.

When Taj is called to eat a sin of a royal, he’s suddenly thrust into the center of a dark conspiracy to destroy Kos. Now Taj must fight to save the princess that he loves – and his own life.

A gritty Nigerian-influenced fantasy.


  1. Every time I see this book, I get more and more excited for it! It sounds so intriguing, not to mention how captivating the cover is. I hope you enjoy when you finally get to read it! :)

    1. Thank you! I'll have to definitely do a review of this one!