Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday #166

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


Goodreads Description:

A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi's wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all.

Hardcover, 400 pages
Expected publication: May 12th 2015 by Putnam Juvenile
Pre-Order here.

People I adore have loved this book. And now I want it so badly too. The summary? It is all kinds of perfect. This book sounds creepy. And gorgeous. And just so amazing. I cannot wait to read this book. I have high hopes for it. <3 For the characters. And the romance. And the mystery. So excited for it :D
What are you waiting for on this damning Wednesday? 


  1. YESSSS!! I'm dying to get approved for this one on EW because I soooo NEED to read it! I have it preordered because the cover is so amazing that I need a physical copy!
    Great pick Carina!!

  2. I have heard so many good things about this one that I must get my hands on this one. Good pick.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  3. Haven't been reading much YA lately but this has definitely caught my attention! Thanks for sharing!

    Here's my WoW for the week.

  4. new to me but looks interesting -- hope you get to read it soon. Happy wednesday

  5. I love the cover of this one, and I think it sounds really good! Great pick!
    Check out my WOW

  6. I cannot wait for this one either, Carina! Sound so, so good!

  7. This story sounds so amazing and I'm so interesting in the exotic setting. Great choice!

  8. Awesome choice! The story line sounds great and the book looks beautiful. I can't wait to read it either. I'm going to follow you on Bloglovin, shoot me a follow back. You can also check my WOW book at

  9. This is new to me, but it doesn't sound like a "Joy" book, to be honest. Lol! I hope you'll enjoy, C. :)

  10. I CANNOT WAIT TO READ THIS ONE AS WELL!! I've had it on the TBR for so long. I hope you enjoy this book when you read it!

    Have a fabulous day :)

    Check out my WoW post!

  11. Great choice!! I am so excited for this one too :D

  12. Oh wow this sounds so good and unique! I also love the flashy cover! Great pick! :)

  13. I keep hearing how outstanding this novel is! If only the release date was closer :(

    Hope you get to read it soon! Great WOW :)

  14. Excellent choice, C! I am highly anticipating this one myself! The romance sounds super swoony, and that cover is gorgeous. Thanks for sharing!


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