Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday #181

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


Goodreads Description:

When Rachelle was fifteen, she was good—apprenticed to her aunt and in training to protect her village from dark magic. But she was also reckless— straying from the forest path in search of a way to free her world from the threat of eternal darkness. After an illicit meeting goes dreadfully wrong, Rachelle is forced to make a terrible choice that binds her to the very evil she had hoped to defeat.

Three years later, Rachelle has given her life to serving the realm, fighting deadly creatures in an effort to atone. When the king orders her to guard his son Armand—the man she hates most—Rachelle forces Armand to help her find the legendary sword that might save their world. As the two become unexpected allies, they uncover far-reaching conspiracies, hidden magic, and a love that may be their undoing. In a palace built on unbelievable wealth and dangerous secrets, can Rachelle discover the truth and stop the fall of endless night?

Inspired by the classic fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood, Crimson Bound is an exhilarating tale of darkness, love, and redemption.

Hardcover, 448 pages
Expected publication: May 5th 2015 by Balzer & Bray/Harperteen
Pre-Order here and here.

I'm excited about Crimson Bound. But also worried, because I'm not pleased at all with what I peeked about the romance at the end of the book :( So I think I might not fully love this book.. sobs. But I might also be wrong, because I really loved her first book, Cruel Beauty. And I want to like this one so badly. It looks so pretty. It sounds so good. Will be reading it soon :D I'm curious and excited. Fingers crossed.
What are you waiting for on this red Wednesday?


  1. This one is next up for me and I'm very excited! I didn't read this author's first book, but they both sound so good!

  2. I haven't read her first book, but I have this one preordered, so I hope I'll like it!
    Great pick sweetie!

  3. Great choice. I like the summary. It sounds like a book that I would enjoy.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  4. Can't wait to read Crimson Bound!

    My WoW:

  5. Great pick, sounds like it will be a good one. Hope you get a chance to read it soon.

  6. Ooh, yeah!! I'm so excited for this! I loved Cruel Beauty, too. I hope the romance ends up being to your liking, Carina!

  7. Did you get this from Edelweiss? I'll be reading it soon! I hope you love it when you read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a fabulous week, Carina :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  8. Not too long now for this, isn't it? Enjoy, hun!

  9. Oh, this cover is so gorgeous, but, sigh, I don't think this book/series is for me. :( It stinks because I love retellings.
    I hope you enjoy this when you read read it, girl. <3


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