January 28, 2015

Waiting On Wednesday (157): The Wrath and the Dawn

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

The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn #1) by Renee Ahdieh
Release date: May 12th 2015
A sumptuous and epically told love story inspired by A Thousand and One Nights.

Every dawn brings horror to a different family in a land ruled by a killer. Khalid, the eighteen-year-old Caliph of Khorasan, takes a new bride each night only to have her executed at sunrise. So it is a suspicious surprise when sixteen-year-old Shahrzad volunteers to marry Khalid. But she does so with a clever plan to stay alive and exact revenge on the Caliph for the murder of her best friend and countless other girls. Shazi's wit and will, indeed, get her through to the dawn that no others have seen, but with a catch . . . she’s falling in love with the very boy who killed her dearest friend.

She discovers that the murderous boy-king is not all that he seems and neither are the deaths of so many girls. Shazi is determined to uncover the reason for the murders and to break the cycle once and for all.

What book are you waiting this week?
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  1. OOoh nice! I'm curious about this one as well!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  2. I have seen this around and is on my TBR. Can't wait for release day :)

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  3. I'm totally dying to get this one too!! That cover!! And a Thousand & One Nights retelling? GIMME!
    Great pick!

  4. I just got an ARC recently and I'm looking forward to reading this. It sounds wonderful! Great pick!

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  5. I'm so excited for this book! I love how it has that Arabian Nights feel and that cover is stunning! Awesome pick this week :) Check out my WoW:

    Crystal @ Books Unbound

  6. YES! I can't wait to read this one! I love the idea of this retelling. And the cover is gorgeous! I hope you enjoy this book when you read it!

    Have a fabulous week :)

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  7. I been seeing this one around quite a bit. I am going to have to look into it. Great pick! :)

    Amber @ The Book Bratz
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  8. This does sound wonderful! I love the Thousand and One Arabian Nights story, and I'm really excited to see what the author does with it. Great pick!

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