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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Shadows of Glass by Kassy Tayler

Hi, everyone!


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

Here is this week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection:

TITLE: Shadows of Glass
SERIES: Ashes Trilogy, Book #2
AUTHOR: Kassy Tayler 
PUBLISHER: St. Martin's Griffin
EXPECTED PUBLICATION DATE: July 23, 2013
FORMAT: Paperback, 320 pages
GENRE: Young Adult, Science Fiction/Dystopia
ISBN: 9780312641764
A whirlwind of adventure, romance, conspiracy and the struggle to stay alive in a dystopian world where nothing is as it seems.

Wren's world has changed. The thing that she fought for, escaping the dome has come to fruition, but it's not the paradise she thought it would be. Most of the shiners have died, and according to James, she is to blame for many of the deaths, a burden which sits heavy on her shoulders.  Still some have survived and Wren is determined to keep them safe as they fight to establish a home outside while hiding from the rovers who have weapons that can kill  from far away. But as long as she has Pace she knows everything will be fine. Still Wren wonders, as she sees the smoke that continually pours forth from the dome, how did her friends inside fare? Will they ever find out if Lucy, David, Jill and Harry, along with Pace's mother survive the explosions?

Meanwhile, someone else has also seen the smoke. A band of explorers from across the sea arrive in an airship, curious about the dome, and offering help to those who survive. When Wren meets the handsome Levi Addison, she suddenly questions her love for Pace as Levi offers to show her the world from his airship. Does she really love Pace? Or was it just the circumstances that made her think she did? Meanwhile, word arrives from inside via Pip, and Wren is forced to go back inside the dome, a thing that terrifies her more than anything else, to save her friends. Once she's back inside will she be able to escape again?


I loved the first book in the series, Ashes of Twilight. I can't wait to read this one!

What are you waiting on? Please leave a comment in the section below. If you participate in this meme, please leave a link so I can visit your blog!

4 comments:

  1. That is one impressive cover. Though I am not sure about the synopsis Good luck with waiting, am looking forward to your review to see if it might be something for me anyway.

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    1. It is beautiful, isn't it? I love it, too! I loved the first book in the series and can't wait to read it! Thanks for leaving your link!

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  2. I still have to read the first one but I love the sounds of this one already. Great pick Darlene!
    Come see my WoW post :)

    -Kimberly @ Turning the Pages

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    1. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did, Kimberly! Thanks for leaving your link!

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