Waiting on Wednesday: Hearts of Fire

 



Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine





 
The Circus Spektakulär is proud to present Jack McCabe: Fire-breather, knife-thrower, risk-taker.

My house burned down when I was just a boy, robbing me of both my parents.

Now I breathe fire, eat the poison that almost killed me.

Crowds come to see me night after night. Men for the spectacle, women for the thrill. I’m an oddity to be stared at and desired. With each flame I spit, I risk my life.

I wear scars on my body that will never go away, but the scars inside my head are far more difficult to overlook.

My brother doesn’t know me, and if I have it my way he never will.

Life was going exactly the way I’d planned until Lille came along. She wanted to run away with the circus, have an adventure, but this world was never meant for her.

I try to keep her safe, because she doesn’t know the dangers that are out here on the road. She doesn’t know the monsters that lurk behind the bright lights of the ring. In truth, I could be considered one of them.

We were fashioned from different cloths, never intended to mix. So I watch her. I try not to touch, even when her eyes invite me.

Join us in the Spiegeltent and let us give you a show. Allow my Lille to draw a picture for you in paint and sweat and skin.

The truest love is always the hardest to let in.
I love L.H Cosway and that's why I chose here book for this week, what's yours?

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41 comments:

  1. That's a new to me one! Doesn't sound like my kind of read but I do hope you love it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. This sounds great. Thanks for the recommendation! I haven't joined WWW so just saying hi x

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  4. This sounds very interesting! I'll definitely add it to my TBR. By the way, thanks for stopping by at Carmel & Kyla! ;)

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  5. I keep finding books to add to my TBR list but seriously, this book sounds so good. I gotta read it as soon as it comes out!

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  6. I've never read anything by that author but this sounds interesting! And I love that cover! :)

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  7. Wow this sounds super intriguing, and I love the way the blurb is written – very interesting indeed. Wonderful pick! :) xx

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  8. I'v never read anything by Cosway, but this book sounds damn interesting!
    Thanks for stopping by my WOW! :)

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  9. Very interesting - knife throwing, fire eating, wow. I'll keep this one in mind.

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  10. Not heard of this book or author before but it does sound rather intriguing. Thanks for sharing and stopping by my blog :)

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  11. This one is new to be but it sounds really amazing. I'm adding it to my TBR.
    Thanks for sharing and stopping by my post!

    El @ So Bookalicious

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  12. I hadn't heard of this one but it sounds intriguing. Thanks for sharing :)

    Thanks for stopping by!

    Kimberly
    Wit and Sin

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  13. It sounds like an interesting setting. Circuses have their own unique way of life. Might have to check it out. Thanks for coming by my WoW The Dead Play On

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  14. WoW, this sounds awesome! It's new to me, too! Great pick, thank you for sharing! Thanks for stopping by Michelle's Minions!

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  15. I love the cover of this book. It sounds great too. Thanks for visiting Ficwishes earlier.

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  16. I haven't read any to do with the circus before (I own The Night Circus but still haven't read it) so should be fun. :)

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  17. Oh I didn't know this was coming out -- I love this author and will definitely check this one out, thanks for sharing!!!

    Thanks for stopping by My WoW

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  18. Wow, this book sounds really weird. I kind of dig it.

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  19. I really love this cover!!
    Thank you for comment my post =)
    Jenny

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  20. I see German words in English text and it makes me twitchy. I've tried, really, but most of the time the words are used SO wrong they ruin the whole read for me, even if the story is interesting. I really don't know if I should give this a shot, although it does sound appealing...
    My WoW

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  21. Looks Good!! I have never heard this author but I just might have to add this to my TBR.
    Thanks for stopping by earlier and Happy Reading!
    Erica @ Read It. Note It.

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  22. This is new to me.
    Thanks for visiting My WOW

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  23. I've not seen this one before, but I'm definitely going to have to read it.
    My Waiting on Wednesday post.

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  24. Also, I nominated you for The Sisterhood of the World Blogger Award. It's a fun tag with a few questions. If you have the time, check it out and I look forward to your post! The link to your questions/nomination are in my post below. (you don't have to go as crazy as I did with pictures and stuff). I enjoy your blog, keep it up!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award nomination post

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  25. Interesting. Hope you enjoy this book when you get a chance to read it.

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW.

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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  26. I didn't hear about this one. It sounds good!

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  27. This one is totally new to me, but I like the colorful cover!! I hope you enjoy it when you read it!!

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW @ Addicted Readers!! :)

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  28. I have never read anything by this author, but this book sounds amazing!! I'm adding it now to by TBR list :)

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  29. I've never heard of this book (or the author - that is such a shame) but wow does this one sound wonderful. I'm off to add it to my TBR this minute. Thank you for sharing.

    Dreams @ Once Upon A Dream Books

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  30. That book sounds like my kind of book! Its definitely going into my TBR! Awesome pick this week!

    Betsy @ I Sold My Soul For Books

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  31. This cover is so pretty!! Great pick.

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  32. This cover is so pretty!! Great pick.

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  33. Sounds interesting... and familiar. I think it's on my TBR. I do love the cover.

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  34. I haven't heard of this one, but I love that cover!!

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  35. I've not heard of this before, but it sounds great. Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my WoW earlier. :)

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  36. This really sounds intriguing! Thanks for sharing! :)

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  37. Hearts on Fire sounds fascinating, Danielle! I had never heard of it before, so thanks for sharing :)
    Happy reading.
    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

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  38. This one is new to me, but it sounds so awesome!!
    Thanks so much for stopping by YA Book Addict.
    Have a great week. :)

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  39. Oh my goodness, this sounds so cool! Anything set in the circus sounds good to me. :) Great pick!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

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