Want Books? is a weekly meme hosted here at Chachic’s Book Nook and features released books that you want but you can’t have for some reason. It can be because it’s not available in your country, in your library or you don’t have the money for it right now. Everyone is free to join, just grab the image above. Leave a comment with a link to your post so I can do a roundup with each post.
I’m a huge Robin McKinley fan and I’ve read most of her books but I never encountered A Knot in the Grain before because it’s not locally available. In one of her blog posts, I think Robin mentioned that this book is already out of print. SAD! I want it especially since Charlotte mentioned that her favorite McKinley short story is in this book. I’m hoping that I could find an inexpensive used copy somewhere. Have any of you read this? Let me know what you think if you have.
Here’s the summary from Robin McKinley’s website:
Five tales: A young woman with the power to heal, but no power of speech, meets a mage who has lost — or renounced — his powers; a princess who is chained inside a cave as a sacrifice to a monster finds he is no monster; a troll bargains for a human wife, but will not hold her against her will; an old farmer releases a curse on his own land for love of his beautiful young wife; and a young girl finds a mysterious box in the attic of her family’s new house.
What about you, what book is in your wishlist?