Waiting on Wednesday
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine,
which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating!
Written by: Alwyn Hamilton
Published by: Viking Juvenile
Release date: March 8th 2016
Genres: Fantasy, Young Adult
Buy: B&N, Amazon, Book Depository
Add on: Goodreads
She’s more gunpowder than girl—and the fate of the desert lies in her hands.
Mortals rule the desert nation of Miraji, but mystical beasts still roam the wild and barren wastes, and rumor has it that somewhere, djinni still practice their magic. But there's nothing mystical or magical about Dustwalk, the dead-end town that Amani can't wait to escape from.
Destined to wind up "wed or dead," Amani’s counting on her sharpshooting skills to get her out of Dustwalk. When she meets Jin, a mysterious and devastatingly handsome foreigner, in a shooting contest, she figures he’s the perfect escape route. But in all her years spent dreaming of leaving home, she never imagined she'd gallop away on a mythical horse, fleeing the murderous Sultan's army, with a fugitive who's wanted for treason. And she'd never have predicted she'd fall in love with him...or that he'd help her unlock the powerful truth of who she really is.
I’m sorry, what was that? I can’t hear you over the sound of THE FIRST FIVE WORDS OF THAT SYNOPSIS.
She’s more gunpowder than girl?! YES PLEASE. This sounds a bit like a Western crossed with a Middle Eastern-inspired world. Throw in some fantasy elements, a daring escape with a wanted fugitive, and a bit of romance, and I’m 1000% sold.
What book are YOU anxiously awaiting today?
Link me to your WoW post, I’d love to stop by! :)