Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday #239

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


Goodreads Description:

On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not — their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world?

Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s currentgift gives her pain and power — something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows.

Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuve, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive — no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra’s world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. They must decide to help each other to survive — or to destroy one another.

Hardcover, 528 pages
Expected publication: January 17th 2017 by Katherine Tegen Books
Pre-Order here and here

I must admit, I'm pretty excited about this book :D For so long Divergent was the best book I had read. It isn't my top favorite any longer, but I still love it so so much. I loved book two as well, though not the third one, sadly. But even so. I own such a huge collection of these books :D And I love Veronica Roth. And I actually got to meet her three years ago, the only time I went to America, on a holiday. At the same time as Ascendio :) I was only there for the authors, though, lol. Which was pretty awesome. But aaaanyway. I think this new book sounds SO AWESOME. And it looks so pretty. And I am going to love it. I know it. Also love the cover reveal post for it here :D I just hope this book will end up being amazing.
What are you waiting for on this golden Wednesday?


  1. I never did read the Divergent series, I sort of lost interest in dystopian fiction before I had a chance to pick it up. I love how intense this story sounds, though, and I love how dramatic and "glowy" the cover is. :D Thank so much for sharing about this one, Carina!

  2. I can't wait for this book either!! Great pick

  3. Hell yes! I've been waiting on this since she announced she was writing it! Awesome pick!

    My WoW

  4. I've seen this one on a couple posts today, and it is pretty exciting because I'm pretty sure most people that are blogging today have read the divergent series! so this is one that we can all collectively look forward to :) great pick!
    here's my WoW!

  5. I've seen this one a few times this morning and it doesn't make it any less exciting! Can't wait for it. Love Mrs. Roth :)

    Here's my WoW.

  6. This is the first I've heard of this and I am in shock because this is 100% a me book! The Divergent series wasn't really for me but I LOVE SPACE AND SCI-FI.

  7. Been seeing this book on FB a lot. Let's hope it'll be a good series. And for God's sake, I hope she doesn't kill a character. >.<

  8. I'm excited about this one too! Though I'm a little scared because, well, ALLEGIANT. Still, I'm curious... I hope you and I both enjoy this book when we get the chance to read it, Carina!

    Have a fabulous week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!


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