Tuesday, April 9, 2013

[Waiting On Wednesday #9: The Burning Sky]

Waiting On Wednesday happens every week on Wednesdays (hence the name) and is hosted by Breaking The Spine.  It's were people talk about the books they want to read about that aren't out yet.

My pick this week is...

"The Burning Sky"
Author: Sherry Thomas
Release Date: September 17th, 2013

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Summary:

 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 revenge 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.
-Goodreads 
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This one sounds epic!  That's it.  It sounds like it's an epic clash to the death, but with this being a series, I guess we can already guess how that ends up.  Unless we all get a surprise ending?  Who knows.  My only complaint with this book is that it's going to take forever to come out.


What are you waiting on this week?  I wanna know!

13 comments:

Bonnie R said...

Man this cover is outstanding. Very much looking forward to this one as well! Great pick!
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Nicole said...

This book does look epic. I love fantasy books and magic so I definitely need to add this to my TBR! Great pick!!
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Sabina said...

I can't wait for this one, and I love that cover! Great pick!

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Caro [The Book Rogue] said...

I love this type of choice, although I've never been surprised by the ending before. :P Nice pick.
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The Bumble Girl said...

This cover is so amazing! I want it just for that, yup! I would totally buy this just for the cover, lol!
Great pick :)

We Fancy Books said...

I really love the cover, I'm looking forward on reading this book! Awesome pick!


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Beneath the Moon and Stars said...

Such a pretty cover! I've seen lots of excitement for this one so now I'm adding to my TBR! Thanks for sharing <3

Jasmine

Jessica R said...

The cover for this one is SO cool! It definitely does sound epic and we could totally use more awesome high fantasy around. Nice pick! :)

Liberty Ann Ireland said...

VERY cool cover and exciting story you chose. No wonder you are excited!

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Rachel said...

I love the sound of this! It's going in the TBR, Christina. The cover is gorgeous too! Great pick. :)

Kate said...

Great choice, I will definitely read this when it comes out : )

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Sandra @ Waiting For Wentworth said...

That cover is awesome! This sounds really good. Thanks for sharing! Thanks for stopping by.
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Erika said...

That cover is epic! And I love that one of the characters is a prince. I will have to look out for it.