Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday #91: STRAY by Elissa Sussman (YA)


"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by  Breaking the Spine. 


This is were we get to 'spotlight' books that we are anxiously waiting to be released! The ones that we are dying to get our hands on and read into the wee hours of the night and, quite possibly, to make our shelves look all pretty too :)

What I'm waiting for...


by Elissa Sussman
Expected release date: October 7th, 2014
Published by: Greenwillow
Genre: Young Adult
Format: Hardcover, eBook


SUMMARY

“I am grateful for my father, who keeps me good and sweet. I am grateful for my mother, who keeps her own heart guarded and safe. I am grateful for my adviser, who keeps me protected. I am grateful for the Path, which keeps me pure. Ever after.”

Princess Aislynn has long dreamed about attending her Introduction Ball, about dancing with the handsome suitors her adviser has chosen for her, about meeting her true love and starting her happily ever after.

When the night of the ball finally arrives and Nerine Academy is awash with roses and royalty, Aislynn wants nothing more than to dance the night away, dutifully following the Path that has been laid out for her. She does not intend to stray.

But try as she might, Aislynn has never quite managed to control the magic that burns within her-magic brought on by wicked, terrible desires that threaten the Path she has vowed to take.

After all, it is wrong to want what you do not need. Isn’t it?



Why I'm waiting on STRAY...

It's said to be a mix of... 
"The Handmaid's Tale and Wicked with a dash of Grimm and Disney thrown in!"

YES to ALL!!!


SO, what are you waiting for this week???


8 comments:

  1. Stray has an interesting blurb for it. I have this one on my TBR list when I get to read it. Great WOW choice.

    Grace
    Books of Love

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  2. I love the sound of this book as well. I'm big on retellings and fantasy and this just sounds awesome.
    Lovely pick! :)

    Nick - My WoW

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  3. Yay fairytales! i love this cover, it add an air of mystery and cant wait for it either :)

    Here's My WoW

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  4. I've never heard about this one but it sounds sooo great, such a nice pick! Another book added to my TBR shelf.
    My WoW: http://reading-is-dreaming-with-open-eyes.blogspot.hu/2014/07/waiting-on-wednesday-4-nikki-urang-hit.html

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  5. I remember hearing about this one! I couldn't remember what it was about, though. I can't wait to read it :D

    Here's my WoW pick for this week!

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  6. I've seen this one a lot lately and it really does sound interesting.
    Waiting on Weds @Libby Blog

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  7. it does sound like an interesting read, I really like that cover too

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  8. yay for fairy tales. I definitely need to read this one :D

    My WoW

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