16 November 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (41)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. This is one of my favorite memes because not only is my TBR pile so much bigger at the end of the night but also the covers are always amazing!

Title: For Darkness Shows the Stars
Author: Diana Peterfreund
Hitting the Shelves: June 12, 2012

Generations ago, a genetic experiment gone wrong—the Reduction—decimated humanity, giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology.

Eighteen-year-old Luddite Elliot North has always known her place in this caste system. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, the servant Kai, choosing duty to her family’s estate over love. But now the world has changed: a new class of Post-Reductionists is jumpstarting the wheel of progress and threatening Luddite control; Elliot’s estate is floundering; and she’s forced to rent land to the mysterious Cloud Fleet, a group of shipbuilders that includes renowned explorer Captain Malakai Wentforth—an almost unrecognizable Kai. And while Elliott wonders if this could be their second chance, Kai seems determined to show Elliot exactly what she gave up when she abandoned him.

But Elliot soon discovers her childhood friend carries a secret—-one that could change the society in which they live…or bring it to its knees. And again, she’s faced with a choice: cling to what she’s been raised to believe, or cast her lot with the only boy she’s ever loved, even if she has lost him forever.

Why I want it: The cover is one of the most gorgeous covers I've ever seen.  It's so whimsical and romantic. The story sounds amazing! It needs to be June like tomorrow cause I want this book so bad!

What are you waiting for? 


Diana Peterfreund said...

Thanks so much! I know -- when is JUNE! I feel like I've been waiting for this book to come out FOREVER.

Bookish Brunette said...

I'm LOVING the sound of this one, and the cover is wicked gorgeous!

Book Sake said...

Yes, yes, and yes. Added this one to my TBR because it sounds awesome! Thanks for the heads up on this one.

Our WoW is at Book Sake.

Nina said...

I still need to read the second book in (I'm not sure if this is correct) Unicorn series. ;)
But def. adding this one to my long wishlist. That wishlist doesn't seem to be getting smaller. Pfff. Great pick.

Chrissie (Once Upon a Series) said...

That is such a beautiful cover! And the stoey sounds amazing :)

Anna said...

Ohhhh this one does look good!!! I'll have to look into it, that cover is AMAZING! Thanks for sharing :)

Anna @ Literary Exploration

Giselle said...

oooh great pick! I can't wait for this one either!! :D

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Lindsay Cummings author said...

this looks sooooo cool!

here are my WOW picks. stop by?!?!

Audrey (Bibliosaurus Text) said...

Wow!!! How did I not know about this one!? Looks gorgeous, and I love Diana Peterfreund. So happy you posted this :-D

Monaliz said...

Definitely love the cover & definitely goes to my TBR- pile!

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