Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It lets us all gush about what soon-to-be released books we are jumping-up-and-down excited for.

The Sweetest Dark
by Shana Abé

hitting shelves August 21st, 2012 from Random House

description:
Chosen to be a charity student at a boarding school in World War I England, sixteen-year-old Lora discovers her long, latent magical powers just in time to battle an evil bent on decimating the school.


My thoughts:
I just learned about this one this past weekend from Jessica @ BookSake's mailbox!! The synopsis is just a tiny little thing so far, but with talk of a WWI English setting & magical powers, it sounds like something I need to read! And that cover---so gorgeous.

24 comments:

  1. The synopsis is indeed very little. But, the cover is catching - sounds greta!

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  2. That summary is really vague... agreed with the talk, it sounds like something to go on TBR lists! Added!
    Enjoy this when it comes!
    Nina @ Death Books and Tea

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  3. I've got Abe's Drakon series in my TBR pile. The YA cover is eye-catching.

    Here's my WOW pick.

    Kat
    Wit and Sin

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  4. COVER LOVE!!


    Feel free to check out my WOW
    Krazyyme @ Young Readers

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  5. Haven't heard of this before, but even this tiny synopsis sounds really awesome! Thanks so much for sharing - I'll add it to my to-read list immediately. :)

    Carina

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  6. Hi there :) just popping in...Love your choice!

    I'm also your newest follower :)

    Here is my choice...
    Waiting On Wednesday

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  7. I just started learning about WWI in my history class and enjoying the stories. I will definitely try this book out.
    I am proudly a new follower!

    My WoW

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  8. I hadn't heard of this before but it sounds like something I might enjoy. I love historical fiction and I've enjoyed historical fantasy in the past (A Great and Terrible Beauty, Bewitching Season, The Vespertine, etc.) Great pick!

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  9. Boarding school AND England? Yes, please!

    My WoW for this week.

    Happy reading!
    Vicky
    Books, Biscuits, and Tea

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  10. Love your pick! I have to say that Wednesday is my favorite day because I find so many great books to add to my shelf. And this one will definitely be added! Thank you for sharing! :)

    Here's mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-15.html

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  11. This looks awesome! Also the cover is gorgeous, adding it to my TBR pile now!! Here is my Waiting on Wednesday

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  12. I'd call that blub 'tantilising'! What magic powers does she have? Get's me guessing! Here's mine: Small Blonde Hippy

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  13. The cover! Wow!

    Your blog is cute, I'm a new follower!

    My pick:
    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-7-anna-carey-once.html

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  14. I've really been loving historical fantasy lately so this sounds great! Adding it to my goodreads tbr, thanks :)

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  15. This sounds really nice! Not really up my alley, but like something that could be VERY entertaining & good! :)

    Patricia // My WOW

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  16. How have I not heard of this before?? What a lovely cover! I must add this to my list. :) Thanks for sharing!

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  17. Wow, I haven't heard of this book till today. I love the mysterious looking cover and summary...since it doesn't tell us much lol. Thanks for sharing, will be adding this book to my tbr list! Have a great week, and thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  18. I hadn't heard of this one before - thanks for making me aware of it! The cover is beautiful, and WWI + magic does sound like it has promise :)

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  19. this one has a freaking gorgeous cover! Love it. Also really, really like the idea behind it! Hope it's good. :)

    thanks for stopping by!

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  20. Great pick and I love the cover. Here is my Wow: http://inbetweenbooksreviews.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-temptation-by.html

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  21. The synopsis is small! But I'm going to keep an eye on this book because I adore magic and historical fiction. Oh, and boarding schools!

    I hope there'll be more details in the future. Great pick. :)

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  22. Loooove the cover and the synopsis sounds good enough for me, definitely adding it to my list! =)

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