Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Winterspell

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine where we highlight one book that we're eagerly anticipating."



This weeks Waiting on Wednesday is... *drum roll*



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Winterspell by Claire Legrand!
Release Date: September 30, 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 
Pages: 464

Goodreads: 

The clock chimes midnight, a curse breaks, and a girl meets a prince . . . but what follows is not all sweetness and sugarplums.

New York City, 1899. Clara Stole, the mayor's ever-proper daughter, leads a double life. Since her mother's murder, she has secretly trained in self-defense with the mysterious Drosselmeyer.

Then, on Christmas Eve, disaster strikes.

Her home is destroyed, her father abducted--by beings distinctly not human. To find him, Clara journeys to the war-ravaged land of Cane. Her only companion is the dethroned prince Nicholas, bound by a wicked curse. If they're to survive, Clara has no choice but to trust him, but his haunted eyes burn with secrets--and a need she can't define. With the dangerous, seductive faery queen Anise hunting them, Clara soon realizes she won't leave Cane unscathed--if she leaves at all.

Inspired by The Nutcracker, Winterspell is a dark, timeless fairy tale about love and war, longing and loneliness, and a girl who must learn to live without fear.


So, what are you waiting on this Wednesday? 

-Dan

10 comments:

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    1. Black Ice looks really interesting! I hope you enjoy it

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  2. Yes!! I'm so excited about this book and I can't wait to start reading it! Great pick!
    My WoW.

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  3. Awesome pick. Winterspell has a beautiful cover. I hope you love it.

    Grace @ Books of Love

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  4. I have this on my list too, it sounds so good! Thanks for stopping by my WOW!

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  5. Interesting cover. This one is new to me.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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    1. No problem! Thank you for stopping by also!

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