Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday #26: Defy by Sara B. Larson & Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

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“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where bloggers can rant and rave about any upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. For my addition, I will be spotlighting an upcoming book AND sometimes I will throw in a video game release that I am dying to get my hands on!



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This week in WoW, I’m swooning over some EPICALLY EPIC Fantasies! Check out my top picks this week and you’ll see why….





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Crown of Midnight
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2)
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Expected publication: August 27th 2013 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Pages: 432
Add it: Goodreads
Grab It: Amazon
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An assassin’s loyalties are always in doubt.
But her heart never wavers.

After a year of hard labor in the Salt Mines of Endovier, eighteen-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien has won the king’s contest to become the new royal assassin. Yet Celaena is far from loyal to the crown – a secret she hides from even her most intimate confidantes.

Keeping up the deadly charade—while pretending to do the king’s bidding—will test her in frightening new ways, especially when she’s given a task that could jeopardize everything she’s come to care for. And there are far more dangerous forces gathering on the horizon — forces that threaten to destroy her entire world, and will surely force Celaena to make a choice.

Where do the assassin’s loyalties lie, and who is she most willing to fight for?[/note]








OMFGWTHISGOINGONWITHTHISBOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Even though I finished this 2 days ago (review coming this week), I MUST HAVE THIS IN A HARD COPY. Crown of Midnight is FREAKING EPIC….if you can’t tell by my enthusiasm. LOL I picked this up not knowing what to expect. Heck, I haven’t even read the first book in the series. But, once I started……..I COULD NOT PUT IT DOWN. YES, its THAT GOOD!!!! If you don’t buy this book you are CRAZY!!!!!!!! It comes out in a few weeks so please go pick it up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG…….EPIC!!!!!!!!!!!











Defy book cover
Defy (Defy #1)
Author: Sara B. Larson
Expected publication: January 7th 2014 by Scholastic Press
Pages: 336
Add it: Goodreads
Grab It: Amazon
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A lush and gorgeously written debut, packed with action, intrigue, and a thrilling love triangle.

Alexa Hollen is a fighter. Forced to disguise herself as a boy and serve in the king’s army, Alex uses her quick wit and fierce sword-fighting skills to earn a spot on the elite prince’s guard. But when a powerful sorcerer sneaks into the palace in the dead of night, even Alex, who is virtually unbeatable, can’t prevent him from abducting her, her fellow guard and friend Rylan, and Prince Damian, taking them through the treacherous wilds of the jungle and deep into enemy territory.

The longer Alex is held captive with both Rylan and the prince, the more she realizes that she is not the only one who has been keeping dangerous secrets. And suddenly, after her own secret is revealed, Alex finds herself confronted with two men vying for her heart: the safe and steady Rylan, who has always cared for her, and the dark, intriguing Damian. With hidden foes lurking around every corner, is Alex strong enough to save herself and the kingdom she’s sworn to protect?[/note]



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After having read the amazing Crown of Midnight, I am in need of another EPIC fantasy to fill the void. Defy sounds similar, as in a King, disguises, and a captivating prince. So I NEED this book to get my FANTASY Fix!!!







So what about you? What games or books are you waiting on?


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