Tuesday, January 12, 2016

~Waiting on Wednesday~ The Rose and the Dagger


                “Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.  Basically books that are not yet out that we are dying to get our hands on.  This week’s pick is:

The Rose and the Dagger by Renee Ahdieh
Out:  5/3

From Goodreads:

I am surrounded on all sides by a desert.  A guest, in a prison of sand and sun.  My family is here.  And I do not know whom I can trust.

In a land on the brink of war, Shahrzad has been torn from the love of her husband Khalid, the Caliph of Khorasan.  She once believed him a monster, but his secrets revealed a man tormented by guilt and a powerful curse—one that might keep them apart forever.  Reunited with her family, who have taken refuge with enemies of Khalid, and Tariq, her childhood sweetheart, she should be happy.  But Tariq now commands forces set on destroying Khalid’s empire.  Shahrzad is almost a prisoner caught between loyalties to people she loves.  But she refuses to be a pawn and devises a plan.

While her father, Jahandar, continues to play with magical forces he doesn’t yet understand Shahrzad tried to uncover powers that may lie dormant within her.  With the help of a tattered old carpet and a tempestuous but sage young man, Shahrzad will attempt to break the curse and reunite with her one true love.
               

Why I’m Waiting:
                I just finished The Wrath and the Dawn and I was completely blown away.  So much so that as I didn’t finish it before the end of the trip I couldn’t wait to listen in the car for the one chapter a day I got, if that, seriously I like 2.5 miles from work.  I pulled the disk out at the start of a new track and put it in the computer, I needed to finish it!  I did that just this weekend and wow did it amaze me.  Now I find that the other half of the duology is out in May not March like I first thought!  SO LONG! I’ve been lucky enough to be able to chat with my good friend Bogdana The Booknerd since she read it a while back and now I understand her suffering.  Basically this one left you hanging at the end with so much that you need the other half.  I’m planning to finish my review today and post it tomorrow which I’ll link here once it’s up. 
  

                What are you waiting on?  Tell me below what you think of this title and leave a link to your WoW as well so I can check it out!

12 comments:

  1. So excited for this book! My WoW is the last in a trilogy... which always makes me nervous because those are the books I take forever to read.

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    1. I understand completely! I've been kind of spoiled as of late with so many series I own that are complete but I haven't started so I can marathon through without waiting but the waiting for each book is hard!

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  2. So excited for The Rose and The Dagger, the first one was my favorite book of 2015

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    1. I just finished it the other day and wow! I don't want to wait!

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  3. Great pick! I really need to read The Wrath and the Dawn.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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    1. I can honestly say now....YES DO IT! It is amazing but since I'm dying of wait now, maybe time it close to the release ;)

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  4. Welcome to the sweet torture of waiting for The Rose & The Dagger. I am so ready for this book to come out! As you already know, I absolutely loved and obsessed with The Wrath & The Dawn. Great pick!

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    1. I know and the only thing that has saved me with this is knowing I can randomly text you crazy thoughts and ideas and you'll understand!

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  5. Literally my most anticipated novel of 2016! It's been torture - I read book one just about a year ago. I hope you enjoy this book when you get a chance to read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a fantastic week. :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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    1. OMG How have you survived waiting this long? I feel like I'm losing my mind wanting to know what happens lol

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  6. I definitely want to read this one!!And The Wrath and The Dawn.
    http://thebestbasicblogger.blogspot.com/2016/01/wishlist-winning-wednesday-2.html

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    1. I think you'll really enjoy it!

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