28 August 2013

"Waiting On" Wednesday is an event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this weekly event is to spotlight a soon-to-be-released book that you are very much anticipating. "Waiting On" Wednesday will also give bloggers an opportunity to share ideas for our TBR lists.


Title: The Burning Sky (The Elemental Trilogy #1)
Author: Sherry Thomas
Publisher: Balzer + Bray, 464 Pages (September 17th, 2013)
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Synopsis: It all began with a ruined elixir and an accidental bolt of lightning…

Iolanthe Seabourne is the greatest elemental mage of her generation—or so she's being told. The one prophesied for years to be the savior of The Realm. It is her duty and destiny to face and defeat the Bane, the greatest mage tyrant the world has ever known. A suicide task for anyone let alone a sixteen-year-old girl with no training, facing a prophecy that foretells a fiery clash to the death.

Prince Titus of Elberon has sworn to protect Iolanthe at all costs but he's also a powerful mage committed to obliterating the Bane to avenge the death of his family—even if he must sacrifice both Iolanthe and himself to achieve his goal.

But Titus makes the terrifying mistake of falling in love with the girl who should have been only a means to an end. Now, with the servants of the Bane closing in, he must choose between his mission and her life.

Title: Steelheart (Reckoners #1)
Author: Brandon Sanderson
Publisher: Delacorte Press, 400 Pages (September 24th, 2013)
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Synopsis: Ten years ago, Calamity came. It was a burst in the sky that gave ordinary men and women extraordinary powers. The awed public started calling them Epics.

But Epics are no friend of man. With incredible gifts came the desire to rule. And to rule man you must crush his wills.

Nobody fights the Epics... nobody but the Reckoners. A shadowy group of ordinary humans, they spend their lives studying Epics, finding their weaknesses, and then assassinating them.

And David wants in. He wants Steelheart—the Epic who is said to be invincible. The Epic who killed David's father. For years, like the Reckoners, David's been studying, and planning—and he has something they need. Not an object, but an experience.

He's seen Steelheart bleed. And he wants revenge.

In this week's WoW I've selected two titles I can't wait for. Filled with magic in the high fantasy - The Burning Sky and super human powers and revenge in Steelheart... I love both covers and I can't wait to read them! So, what do YOU think of each of these titles?

*covers are always subject to change.

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3 comments:

  1. OOoh nice picks! These are new to me but look very exciting!!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  2. I've read wonderful things about Brandon Sanderson's books! I'm definitely going to need to give him a try!

    Here's Mine @ Pinkindle Reads & Reviews

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  3. I think both of these look really cool and I'm very glad the wait isn't too long for either!

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