Wednesday, 11 June 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #57


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes #1) by Sara Raasch
October 14th 2014
Find it on Goodreads

A heartbroken girl. A fierce warrior. A hero in the making.

Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now, the Winterians’ only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape, and who have been waiting for the opportunity to steal back Winter’s magic and rebuild the kingdom ever since.

Orphaned as an infant during Winter’s defeat, Meira has lived her whole life as a refugee, raised by the Winterians’ general, Sir. Training to be a warrior—and desperately in love with her best friend, and future king, Mather — she would do anything to help her kingdom rise to power again.

So when scouts discover the location of the ancient locket that can restore Winter’s magic, Meira decides to go after it herself. Finally, she’s scaling towers, fighting enemy soldiers, and serving her kingdom just as she’s always dreamed she would. But the mission doesn’t go as planned, and Meira soon finds herself thrust into a world of evil magic and dangerous politics – and ultimately comes to realize that her destiny is not, never has been, her own.
(from Goodreads)

Magic, towers, and dangerous politics? Yep, this is my kind of book. I've been super into fantasy lately and this looks really, really good - Meira sounds like an cool character and I'm interested to find out more about her "destiny". Hopefully the romance will be good too (I'm hoping the fact that they're friends means no insta-love). 

What are you waiting on this week?

5 comments:

  1. I can't wait to read it, too! I hope you're right about the no insta-love, it gets so annoying when it's in every second book! Nice choice =)

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    Alma @ Journey Through Fiction

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  2. Here's to hoping no insta-love. Though you know, when the characters are already friends and then turns to romance, depending on how it's done and how the friendship relates at the beginning on whether it still feels like insta-love, if that makes sense. Sounds good though! :)

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    Kirsty @ StudioReads

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  3. There more i see this book the more i cant wait to read it :) great pick!

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  4. I'm seeing this book everywhere recently! Sounds really good, great pick :)

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