Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (12)

Snow Like Ashes

Author: Sara Raasch
Snow Like Ashes #1
Expected: October 14th, 2014

Description from GoodReads:

   A heartbroken girl. A fierce warrior. A hero in the making.

   Sixteen years ago the Kingdom of Winter was conquered and its citizens enslaved, leaving them without magic or a monarch. Now, the Winterians’ only hope for freedom is the eight survivors who managed to escape, and who have been waiting for the opportunity to steal back Winter’s magic and rebuild the kingdom ever since.

   Orphaned as an infant during Winter’s defeat, Meira has lived her whole life as a refugee, raised by the Winterians’ general, Sir. Training to be a warrior—and desperately in love with her best friend, and future king, Mather — she would do anything to help her kingdom rise to power again.

   So when scouts discover the location of the ancient locket that can restore Winter’s magic, Meira decides to go after it herself. Finally, she’s scaling towers, fighting enemy soldiers, and serving her kingdom just as she’s always dreamed she would. But the mission doesn’t go as planned, and Meira soon finds herself thrust into a world of evil magic and dangerous politics – and ultimately comes to realize that her destiny is not, never has been, her own.

Why I Want it:

   So many of my blogger friends have said this book was out of this world amazing! With so much hype on my social media feeds and with so many friends talking about it's no wonder I'm intrigued to read it!

Why You Should Want it:

   Each land is named after a season, whaaaaat? I know right? Along with teenage romance, saving lives, and living in a land of Winter, this book is a must have!

   That's my Waiting on Wednesday for this week, what are you waiting on? Will you be picking up Snow Like Ashes on October 14th? Let me know in the comments!

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