“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 Glittering Court by Richelle Mead
Big and sweeping, spanning the refined palaces of Osfrid to the gold dust and untamed forests of Adoria, The Glittering Court tells the story of Adelaide, an Osfridian countess who poses as her servant to escape an arranged marriage and start a new life in Adoria, the New World. But to do that, she must join the Glittering Court.
Both a school and a business venture, the Glittering Court is designed to transform impoverished girls into upper-class ladies capable of arranging powerful and wealthy marriages in the New World. Adelaide naturally excels in her training and even makes a few friends: the fiery former laundress Tamsin and the beautiful Sirminican refugee Mira. She manages to keep her true identity hidden from all but one: the intriguing Cedric Thorn, son of the wealthy proprietor of the Glittering Court.
When Adelaide discovers that Cedric is hiding a dangerous secret of his own, together, they hatch a scheme to make the best of Adelaide’s deception. Complications soon arise—first, as they cross the treacherous seas from Osfrid to Adoria, and later when Adelaide catches the attention of a powerful governor.
But no complication will prove quite as daunting as the potent attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. An attraction that, if acted on, would scandalize the Glittering Court and make them both outcasts in wild, vastly uncharted lands…
Why I’m Waiting:
Ummm….it’s Richelle Mead. Do I need another reason? She’s an auto-buy author for me. But if you want more then how about the subterfuge and scheming that it promises. Life on the run, arranged marriages, traveling to a new world, romance (which I adore her romances) and scandal! I’ve been excited for this since it was first announced and loved the chapter sampler I got with my purchase of Soundless. Okay so I got this post ready last week to be ahead of the game and all but since then somehow I managed to get an ARC and just started it yesterday! So far I'm loving it but still need it to be out in the world ASAP!
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!