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Waiting on Wednesday #61

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights books whose releases we are eagerly awaiting!






Trial by Fire (The Worldwalker Trilogy #1)
    by: Josephine Angelini

Young Adult Paranormal
Expected Release: Sept. 2, 2014

Love burns. Worlds collide. Magic reigns.

This world is trying to kill Lily Proctor. Her life-threatening allergies keep her from enjoying many of the experiences that other teenagers take for granted...which is why she is determined to enjoy her first (and perhaps only) high-school party. But Lily's life never goes according to plan, and after a humiliating incident in front of half her graduating class Lily wishes she could just disappear.

Suddenly Lily is in a different Salem - one overrun with horrifying creatures and ruled by powerful women called Crucibles. Strongest and cruelest of all the Crucibles is Lillian . . . Lily's identical other self in this alternate universe. This new version of her world is terrifyingly sensual, and Lily is soon overwhelmed by new experiences.

Lily realizes that what makes her weak at home is exactly what makes her extraordinary in New Salem. It also puts her life in danger. Thrown into a world she doesn't understand, Lily is torn between responsibilities she can't hope to shoulder alone, and a love she never expected.

But how can Lily be the savior of this world when she is literally her own worst enemy?

 
I have Josephine's Starcrossed series waiting patiently for me to read them still, but I just love the sound of this! I'm hoping to snag a copy at BEA!

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11 comments

  1. I haven't read her other series yet even though I'm pretty sure I have the books. (I honestly don't remember half the books I buy) This sounds great and I love the cover.

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  2. OOOh dying to read this one too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. I need to read Starcrossed still! I have had that book for a while now but you know how it is haha. This one sounds like a great read too. Great pick!

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  4. I DNF'D the first book in her other series, but I'll try it, it does seem different, and I just love how the cover looks like a game, haha. :)

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

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  5. Love that cover. I seriously need to get back into YA fantasy :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

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  6. I'm not familiar with Josephine Angelini, but this sounds like it could be an interesting read. I like fantasy/supernatural so maybe I'll add it to my list :)

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  7. I'm not sure I've heard of this series, but I think I need to look into it because I love the sound of this book! Amazing pick!!! :D

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  8. Oooo, yes yes yes! I cannot wait to read this new book by Angelini! I requested it from Macmillan, so if I get a copy, you're more than welcome to borrow it. But maybe you'll get it at BEA? Either way, you got this :D

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a fabulous week :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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  9. This sounds so good, and is the first I am hearing about it! Great WOW pick! How exciting that you are going to BEA!!! I wish I could go! Maybe next year :)

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

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  10. I am a big fan of Josephine Angelini and can't wait for her new book! :) Great pick! New follower :)

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