Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday #47: Winterspell by Claire Legrand

“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 waiting on a novel that’s a dark and sinister retelling of The Nutcracker! Check out my top pick this week.






This Week’s Pick:



Title: Winterspell
Author:Claire Legrand
Expected publication: September 30, 2014
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Pages: 464
Add it: Goodreads
Grab It: Amazon

The clock chimes midnight, a curse breaks, and a girl meets a prince . . . but what follows is not all sweetness and sugarplums.

New York City, 1899. Clara Stole, the mayor’s ever-proper daughter, leads a double life. Since her mother’s murder, she has secretly trained in self-defense with the mysterious Drosselmeyer.

Then, on Christmas Eve, disaster strikes.

Her home is destroyed, her father abducted–by beings distinctly not human. To find him, Clara journeys to the war-ravaged land of Cane. Her only companion is the dethroned prince Nicholas, bound by a wicked curse. If they’re to survive, Clara has no choice but to trust him, but his haunted eyes burn with secrets–and a need she can’t define. With the dangerous, seductive faery queen Anise hunting them, Clara soon realizes she won’t leave Cane unscathed–if she leaves at all.

Inspired by The Nutcracker, Winterspell is a dark, timeless fairy tale about love and war, longing and loneliness, and a girl who must learn to live without fear.








Hello beautiful, beautiful, freaking stunning Winterspell! Seriously, you had me at The Nutcracker. That is all…








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



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