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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

WOW: Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. WOW spotlights forthcoming titles that we absolutely can't wait to read.

THE GOLDEN LILY by Richelle Mead
Bloodlines #2
Estimated Release Date: May 1, 2012
Publisher: Razorbill


Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. 

Sydney would love to go to college, but instead, she’s been sent into hiding at a posh boarding school in Palm Springs, California–tasked with protecting Moroi princess Jill Dragomir from assassins who want to throw the Moroi court into civil war. Formerly in disgrace, Sydney is now praised for her loyalty and obedience, and held up as the model of an exemplary Alchemist. 

But the closer she grows to Jill, Eddie, and especially Adrian, the more she finds herself questioning her age-old Alchemist beliefs, her idea of family, and the sense of what it means to truly belong. Her world becomes even more complicated when magical experiments show Sydney may hold the key to prevent becoming Strigoi—the fiercest vampires, the ones who don’t die. But it’s her fear of being just that—special, magical, powerful—that scares her more than anything. Equally daunting is her new romance with Brayden, a cute, brainy guy who seems to be her match in every way. Yet, as perfect as he seems, Sydney finds herself being drawn to someone else—someone forbidden to her. 

When a shocking secret threatens to tear the vampire world apart, Sydney’s loyalties are suddenly tested more than ever before. She wonders how she's supposed to strike a balance between the principles and dogmas she's been taught, and what her instincts are now telling her. 

Should she trust the Alchemists—or her heart?



Blogger Amanda @Stuck In YA Books said...

Great pick!! love the cover


February 15, 2012 at 6:02 PM  
Blogger soulunsung said...

So excited for this, shaking with anticipation. I love ANYTHING that Richelle Mead writes. :)

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February 18, 2012 at 5:26 PM  
Blogger Alexa said...

Lol glad you liked the first series so you are excited to read the spin off.

I swear I really need to start so many series thanks to your spotlight series each month. I should really try to do that but I think I would get behind on review books if I read an entire series each month. You just must read a lot faster than I do.

Happy reading!

February 20, 2012 at 4:49 PM  

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