5/01/2013

Waiting on Wednesday #27: Chantress




Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature created by Jill at Breaking the Spine. This is where you showcase an upcoming release you're anxiously awaiting!
This week, I'm waiting on:

Chantress by Amy Butler Greenfield.

Expected Publication: May 7, 2013
by Margaret K. McElderry Books.

Goodreads Blurb:
Lucy’s Chantress magic will make her the most powerful—and most hunted—girl in England.

“Sing, and the darkness will find you.” This warning has haunted fifteen-year-old Lucy ever since she was eight and shipwrecked on a lonely island. Lucy’s guardian, Norrie, has lots of rules, but the most important is that Lucy must never sing. Not ever. Now it is 1667, Lucy is fifteen, and on All Hallows’ Eve, Lucy hears a tantalizing melody on the wind. She can’t help but sing—and she is swept into darkness.

When she awakes in England, Lucy hears powerful men discussing Chantresses—women who can sing magic into the world. They are hunting her, but she escapes and finds sanctuary with the Invisible College, an organization plotting to overthrow the nefarious Lord Protector. The only person powerful enough to bring about his downfall is a Chantress. And Lucy is the last one in England.

Lucy struggles to master the song-spells and harness her power, but the Lord Protector is moving quickly. And her feelings for Nat, an Invisible College apprentice and scientist who deeply distrusts her magic, only add to her confusion…

Time is running out, and the fate of England hangs in the balance in this entrancing novel that is atmospheric and lyrical, dangerous and romantic.



Why I'm excited: Go read that blurb again. This book seems to have everything! How could you not be intrigued by this one? Less than a week to go!

What are you waiting on this week?

8 comments:

  1. Agreed - this book sounds awesome! Just added it to my tbr :)

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    1. I'm glad! :) I've been excited for a while and don't want to wait any more!

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  2. I actually just started reading this last night. It is really good so far, but I only got a few pages in before my eyes started to close...because it was late, not because it was boring. Great pick!
    Here's my WOW

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    1. Ooh, lucky you! I really can't wait to start it. Hope you enjoy :)

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  3. All I can say is "give this book to me now". Well not you, but the universe!
    My WoW

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    1. I know, I feel the same way! Want it now!

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  4. Hey there nice blog, new follower! Nice WOW choice!

    Mich

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    1. Hi, thank you! I'm excited for it.

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