Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday #1

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

Stormdancer By Jay Kristoff
      Publication Date: September 1, 2012

Goodreads Summary-

Griffins are supposed to be extinct. So when Yukiko and her warrior father Masaru are sent to capture one for the Shogun, they fear that their lives are over. Everyone knows what happens to those who fail him, no matter how hopeless the task.

But the mission proves far less impossible, and far more deadly, than anyone expects – and soon Yukiko finds herself stranded: a young woman alone in her country's last wilderness, with only a furious, crippled griffin for company. But trapped together in the forest, Yukiko and Buruu soon discover a friendship that neither of them expected.

Meanwhile, the country around them verges on the brink of collapse. A toxic fuel is slowly choking the land; the omnipotent, machine-powered Lotus Guild is publicly burning those they deem Impure; and the Shogun cares about nothing but his own dominion. Yukiko has always been uneasy in the shadow of power, when she learns the awful truth of what the Shogun has done, both to her country and to her own family she's determined to do something about it.

Returning to the city, Yukiko and Buruu plan to make the Shogun pay for his crimes – but what can one girl and a flightless griffin do against the might of an empire?

Are you excited about Stormdancer as much as I am? What's your Waiting On Wednesday?



  1. Stormdancer sounds AWESOME!
    I got a copy for review so I am really excited to read it

    hope you get it soon!!
    awesome WOW pick ;)

    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

  2. Great choice, I have this on preorder so hopefully not too long to wait now!

    Here's my WoW!

  3. gr8 wow. i love the american cover. cant wait

    my wow

  4. New follower. I love the covers for this book. Nice picks. Come visit me as well.


  5. YESSSS, I can't wait for this one! I love the covers so, so much.

    Books of Amber

  6. This book looks great. Love the cover. Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my WoW.

  7. I'm super excited for this and i love the US cover!

    Awesome pick! =D

    Check out my WoW.

  8. I cannot wait for this! Awesome first pick!

    My WoW!

  9. both of those covers are pretty awesome. i can't pick a favorite. super excited for this book too. My WoW


  10. I can't wait to read Storm Dancer! Amazing choice! I honestly can't decide which cover is better. They're both gorgeous!

    Thanks for stopping by!

    -Marybeth P.

  11. Stormdancer is a great pick! It sounds really interesting and the covers are beautiful! Your wait is almost over, September 1st will be here before you know it ;) Thanks so much for sharing and for stopping by!

  12. I think both covers are so pretty :) And it sounds great!

  13. I've heard this book is awesome! And the cover is awesome! Love it! Can't wait! Thanks for stopping by!

  14. I randomly found your blog today!

    I'm a new follower.


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