Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that highlights pre-publication/upcoming releases that readers cannot wait to get their hands on. It is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
Author: Emmy Laybourne
Publication date: October 10, 2017
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Genres: Young Adult, Historical, Fantasy
Are Hanne’s powers a gift from the old Norse gods, or a curse?
Her brother Stieg swears their powers are a gift from the old gods, but Hanne Hemstad knows she is truly cursed. It’s not Stieg’s fault that their father is dead, their mother has left, and their brother Knut has been accused of a crime he didn’t commit.
No, the fault lies with Hanne and her inability to control her murderous “gift”–she is a Berserker. When someone she loves is threatened, she flies into a killing state. The siblings must leave Norway for the American frontier or risk being brought to justice.
Aided by a young cowboy who agrees to be their guide, Hanne and her siblings use their powers to survive the perilous trail, where blizzards, wild animals, and vicious bounty hunters await.
Will they be able to reach their uncle, the one man Hanne believes may be able to teach her how to control her drive to kill? With Berserker, Emmy Laybourne, the author of Monument 14, presents her vision of an American west studded with Viking glory.
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Ummm…I need this book NOW!
4 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: Berserker by Emmy Laybourne”
This sounds both weird and completely fascinating. I’m on board.
YES! You can’t go wrong with weird and fascinating, right?!
This sounds really cool, I haven’t heard of it before!
Unrelated, but I could watch that Supernatural gif for hours. It’s one of my favorite things
You have excellent taste. I love this gif and Supernatural, so this is a win-win for everyone, lol.