May 9, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (23)

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

The book I´m waiting this week is

Title: Throne of Glass
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publisher:  Bloomsbury USA Children's
Release date: August 7, 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.
Which book are you waiting this week? 


  1. I am very excited for this one it sounds like it will be an amazing read, can't wait. Great Pick!

  2. I think this was (possibly still is) on NetGalley. It sounds really awesome and the only reason why I didn't request it is that I already have so many books to read. :D Great pick!

    Fictional Distraction

  3. This sounds like a really exciting book. I can't wait to get my hands on it either.

  4. definitely worth checking out....

    do check my WoW post here

  5. This book sounds awesome!!! I love the idea of a bad ass assassin girl. And then the prince will set her free if she is in a competition. Then she falls for the captain of the guard and the prince is into her!!! LOL Then mystery and contestants turning up dead. I like!
    Thanks for stopping by My WOW!

  6. Weee! I requested for this book, I hope I get approved!

    Talk Supe 

  7. this is my first time seeing the cover for this title. i like it!! super excited for this one too. :)

    My WoW.