Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #12

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week, I'm anticipating:

Throne of Glass, by Sarah J. Maas
Publication date: August 7th 2012
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After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Her opponents are men—thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the kings council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she’ll serve the kingdom for three years and then be granted her freedom.

Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. But she’s bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her... but it’s the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best.

Then one of the other contestants turns up dead... quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.

Words can't describe how freaking anxious I am to read Throne of Glass. I read the first and second chapters, and now that I saw how it's gonna be like, I'm even more impatient. This book just looks so good. Fantasy mixed with magic and a little romance thrown in the middle... what's not to love about that? ^-^ Fortunately, it's going to be published a few weeks from now, so I don't have to wait a lot of time. I've read a lot of good reviews about it, so hopefully I'll love it :D

What about you, what are you anticipating this week?


  1. Ohhhh I just picked up a copy of this last weekend, and I also met Sarah!! She is SO NICE!!! Omg. Great WoW, I'm definitely excited for this one!
    Thanks for stopping by!

  2. The wait for this one isn't long at all. I hope you enjoy it when you get your hands on it! It's one of my favourite books to date. :)

  3. I can't wait till this one releases! I've heard such amazing things about it, so hopefully it lives up to the hype!(:

    Ivy Book Bindings

  4. Fabulous book to be waiting on. Gosh, how jealous am I of Anna @ Literary Exploration for having met the author too!

  5. You met the author, Anna? I'm jealous >.<

  6. This one looks very interesting, nice choice.

  7. Nothing like an offer you can't refuse to launch a great adventure!

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    @TCAbn The Motley Chronicles

  8. I'm really looking forward to this one after seeing quite a few WoW posts featuring... plus the cover's nice which doesn't hurt.

  9. GREAt pick! I read the first two chapters too and fell completely in love! I actually just won an ARC of this from another blogger! It hasn't arrived yet but OHMYGOD I'M SO EXCITED!!!

    My WoW - Mind Games

  10. This does sound interesting!
    Thanks for sharing,

  11. Great pick! Hope you'll love it, sweetie :D I read 85 pages, then I just couldn't read it anymore. :\ Just wasn't for me :( and that kind of sucked. Hih. Maybe on my second try. :)
    Thank you for commenting on my WoW. <3
    Love, Carina @ Carina's Books