Waiting On Wednesday – Week 61


“Waiting  On Wednesday” is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

Here’s what I’m waiting on this Wednesday:

♡ Title: “Chantress”

♡ Author: Amy Butler Greenfield

♡ Release Date: May 7, 2013 (North America)

♡ Publisher:  McElderry/S&S (North America)

♡ Synopsis: Sing and the darkness will find you.

Shipwrecked on an island seven years ago, Lucy has been warned she must never sing, or disaster will strike. But on All Hallows Eve, Lucy hears tantalizing music in the air. When she sings it, she unlocks a terrible secret: She is a Chantress, a spell-singer, brought to the island not by shipwreck but by a desperate enchantment gone wrong.

Her song lands her back in England — and in mortal peril, for the kingdom lies in the cruel grasp of a powerful Lord Protector and his mind-reading hunters, the Shadowgrims. The Protector has killed all Chantresses, for they alone can destroy the Shadowgrims. Only Lucy has survived.

In terrible danger, Lucy takes shelter with Nat, a spy who turns her heart upside-down. Nat has been working with his fellow scholars of the Invisible College to overthrow the Lord Protector, and they have long hoped to find a living Chantress to help them. But Lucy is completely untrained, and Nat deeply distrusts her magic. If Lucy cannot master the songspells, how long can she even stay alive?

♡ Why?: This sounds AWESOME. I just can’t. I can’t even. May is a LONG time to wait, and I hope I’ll be able to get an ARC or something. But either way, I’ll definitely be giving this book a try. I just hope it’s as awesome as it sounds. And that cover is pretty sweet, too!

 

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

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