Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (33)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine! It spotlights soon to be released books that can't come quick enough!

I'm waiting, waiting, waiting for...

Robin Wasserman's The Book of Blood and Shadow!

It was like a nightmare, but there was no waking up. When the night began, Nora had two best friends and an embarrassingly storybook one true love. When it ended, she had nothing but blood on her hands and an echoing scream that stopped only when the tranquilizers pierced her veins and left her in the merciful dark.

But the next morning, it was all still true: Chris was dead. His girlfriend Adriane, Nora's best friend, was catatonic. And Max, Nora's sweet, smart, soft-spoken Prince Charming, was gone. He was also—according to the police, according to her parents, according to everyone—a murderer.

Desperate to prove his innocence, Nora follows the trail of blood, no matter where it leads. It ultimately brings her to the ancient streets of Prague, where she is drawn into a dark web of secret societies and shadowy conspirators, all driven by a mad desire to possess something that might not even exist. For buried in a centuries-old manuscript is the secret to ultimate knowledge and communion with the divine; it is said that he who controls the Lumen Dei controls the world. Unbeknownst to her, Nora now holds the crucial key to unlocking its secrets. Her night of blood is just one piece in a puzzle that spans continents and centuries. Solving it may be the only way she can save her own life.
(summary from Goodreads)

Doesn't that summary leave you going "ooooooh"? I know it did me! Intrigue! Prague! Murder! Lumen Dei! Gimme, gimme, gimme! I tell you what though, with all these books due out April 2012 I better start saving my pennies!!

The Book of Blood and Shadow by Robin Wasserman will be released 10 April 2012.

What book are you waiting on?


  1. Great pick!! I am very excited for this one and I can't wait to read it!

    Happy reading and check out my waiting on Wednesday!

  2. Oh, I haven't heard of this one but it looks fantastic! Thanks for sharing! Good WoW, here's mine:
    Happy holidays and happy reading!

  3. @Sarah@Catching Books Thanks, Sarah! I'm excited for so many 2012 books it's hard to pick every week! :-D

    Happy reading to you too!

  4. @Gina I hadn't either! Now I can't wait to read it! ;-)

    Thanks for commenting! Merry Christmas!

  5. Can't wait to read this one!