Waiting on Wednesday: Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas

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“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that are eagerly anticipated!

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Goodreads Synopsis:

Iolanthe Seabourne is the greatest elemental mage of her generation—or so she’s being told. The one prophesied for years to be the savior of The Realm. It is her duty and destiny to face and defeat the Bane, the greatest mage tyrant the world has ever known. A suicide task for anyone let alone a sixteen-year-old girl with no training, facing a prophecy that foretells a fiery clash to the death.

Prince Titus of Elberon has sworn to protect Iolanthe at all costs but he’s also a powerful mage committed to obliterating the Bane to revenge the death of his family—even if he must sacrifice both Iolanthe and himself to achieve his goal. But Titus makes the terrifying mistake of falling in love with the girl who should have been only a means to an end. Now, with the servants of the Bane closing in, he must choose between his mission and her life.

This is coming September 18th 2013 from Balzar and Bray. It’s the first in a new YA Fantasy trilogy from Sherry Thomas (who previously wrote adult romance titles) billed as Graceling meets Harry Potter.

20 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas

  1. Great choice! I adore this cover, and love the Harry Potter comparison:) I believe this is already on my Goodreads list! Thanks so much for stopping by:)

  2. Good choice! The cover looks epic and it sounds like a great new series! Adding it to my TBR.
    Thanks for stopping by! 🙂

  3. This one sounds SO GREAT. I cannot wait for it. I met Sherry Thomas at RT this year and she was great, so I got even more excited to read this one.

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