Can’t Wait Wednesday: Under the Lesser Moon by Shelly Campbell

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight a future release that you’re excited about. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.


This week’s anticipated book is:

Under the Lesser Moon by Shelly Campbell


Title: Under the Lesser Moon

Author: Shelly Campbell

Series: The Marked Son (Book 1)

Publication Date: Nov. 7, 2020

Publisher: Mythos & Ink

Synopsis: “Dragons once led our people across the wastelands, away from storms, and toward hunting grounds.”

That’s what the elders say, but Akrist has squinted at empty skies his whole life. The dragons have abandoned them, and it’s Akrist’s fault. He’s cursed. Like every other firstborn son, he has inherited the sins of his ancestors. In his camp, he’s the only eldest boy left. Something happened to the others. Something terrible.

When Akrist befriends Tanar, an eldest boy from another tribe, he discovers the awful truth: they’re being raised as sacrifices to appease the Goddess and win back her dragons. The ritual happens when the dual moons eclipse. Escape is the only option, but Akrist was never taught to hunt or survive the wastelands alone. Time is running out, and he has to do something before the moons touch.


Doesn’t this sound fabulous? I was lucky enough to receive an ARC, and I can’t wait to start it! read it. It’s a powerful read!

Which books are you excited for? Comment below!

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