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

*Beth's Choice*

(YABC Blog Manager)

 

Kingsbane (Claire LeGrand)

 

 Author: Claire LeGrand

Expected publication: May 21st, 2018

Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire

 

Rielle Dardenne has been anointed Sun Queen, but her trials are far from over. The Gate keeping the angels at bay is falling. To repair it, Rielle must collect the seven hidden castings of the saints. Meanwhile, to help her prince and love Audric protect Celdaria, Rielle must spy on the angel Corien — but his promises of freedom and power may prove too tempting to resist. Centuries later, Eliana Ferracora grapples with her new reality: She is the Sun Queen, humanity’s long-awaited savior. But fear of corruption — fear of becoming another Rielle — keeps Eliana’s power dangerous and unpredictable. Hunted by all, racing against time to save her dying friend Navi, Eliana must decide how to wear a crown she never wanted — by embracing her mother’s power, or rejecting it forever. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

*CJ's Choice*

(YABC Blog Owner)

 

Circle Of Shadows (Evelyn Skye)

 

 Author: Evelyn Skye

Expected publication: January 2nd, 2019

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

 

Sora can move as silently as a ghost and hurl throwing stars with lethal accuracy. Her gemina, Daemon, can win any physical fight blindfolded and with an arm tied behind his back. They are apprentice warriors of the Society of Taigas—marked by the gods to be trained in magic and the fighting arts to protect the kingdom of Kichona.

As their graduation approaches, Sora and Daemon look forward to proving themselves worthy of belonging to the elite group—but in a kingdom free of violence since the Blood Rift Rebellion many years ago, it’s been difficult to make their mark. So when Sora and Daemon encounter a strange camp of mysterious soldiers while on a standard scouting mission, they decide the only thing to do to help their kingdom is to infiltrate the group.Taking this risk will change Sora’s life forever—and lead her on a mission of deception that may fool everyone she’s ever loved.

 

 

 

 

 

*Bethany W's Choice*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Finale (Stephanie Garber)

 

 Author: Stephanie Garber

Expected publication: May 7th, 2019

Publisher: Flatiron Books

 

Welcome, welcome to Finale, the third and final book in the #1 New York Times bestselling Caraval series!

Welcome, welcome to Caraval...all games must come to an end.

It’s been two months since the last Caraval concluded, two months since the Fates have been freed from an enchanted deck of cards, two months since Tella has seen Legend, and two months since Legend claimed the empire’s throne as his own. Now, Legend is preparing for his official coronation and Tella is determined to stop it. She believes her own mother, who still remains in an enchanted sleep, is the rightful heir to the throne.

Meanwhile, Scarlett has started a game of her own. She’s challenged Julian and her former fiancé, Count Nicolas d’Arcy, to a competition where the winner will receive her hand in marriage. Finaly, Scarlett feels as if she is in complete control over her life and future. She is unaware that her mother’s past has put her in the greatest danger of all.

Caraval is over, but perhaps the greatest game of all has begun―with lives, empires, and hearts all at stake. There are no spectators this time: only those who will win...and those who will lose everything. . 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*Samantha's Choice*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

Somewhere Only We Know (Maurene Goo)

 

 Author: Maurene Goo

Expected publication: May 7th, 2019

Publisher: Farrar Straus Giroux

 

Sparks fly between a K pop starlet and a tabloid reporter in this heartwarming rom-com from Maurene Goo. 

10 00 p.m.: Lucky is the biggest K-pop star on the scene, and she's just performed her hit song "Heartbeat" in Hong Kong to thousands of adoring fans. She's about to debut on The Tonight Show in America, hopefully a breakout performance for her career. But right now? She's in her fancy hotel, trying to fall asleep but dying for a hamburger.
11 00 p.m.: Jack is sneaking into a fancy hotel, on assignment for his tabloid job that he keeps secret from his parents. On his way out of the hotel, he runs into a girl wearing slippers, a girl who is single-mindedly determined to find a hamburger. She looks kind of familiar. She's very cute. He's maybe curious.
12:00 a.m.: Nothing will ever be the same.

With her trademark humor and voice, Maurene Goo delivers a sparkling story of taking a chance on love--and finding yourself along the way.

 

 

 

What book are you looking forward to in 2018-2019?

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