Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Falling Kingdoms

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Falling Kingdoms by morgan rhodes
Falling Kingdoms
By: Morgan Rhodes

Sixteen-year-old Cleo has grown up in luxury, the royal heiress to a prosperous kingdom. But beneath her nation’s seemingly peaceful surface lies dangerous unrest. Whispers of war are growing ever louder—intensified by a murderous incident for which Cleo’s betrothed, Aron, is accused.

Amidst the ongoing intrigue, Cleo has a more desperate mission. She defies her father’s orders and sets off on a secret and perilous journey into a neighboring country, seeking a magic long thought to be mythical. If it’s real, it could be the cure that heals her ailing sister. If it’s only legend, Cleo will be stranded in a kingdom that has just declared war on her own.

This sensational series debut melds intricate storylines with unforgettable characters and vibrantly imagined magic. Falling Kingdoms is ideal for fans of Kristin Cashore, Cinda Williams Chima, and George R.R. Martin.


Oh man. Ever since I heard about this one in late February, I haven't been able to get it out of my mind! Will this be the new series that I will be craving after the conclusion of Cinda Williams Chima's series this year? I think I will not rest until this baby is in my hands.

33 comments:

  1. Amazing cover. First time I have heard of this one. Thanks for sharing :)

    Jennifer @ Dream Reads

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  2. Great choice! I haven't heard of this one yet but it sounds really interesting. I definitely plan on checking it out!

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    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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  3. This one sounds fantastic. There's nothing like a good fantasy to get the imagination going. Great choice!

    My WoW Post

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  4. Oooh! Sounds interesting. I'm going to have to check this one out.

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    ~Danica Page
    Taking It One Page at a Time

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  5. Never heard of this one before but it sounds kind of, I don't know, epic!! Excellent selection.

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  6. Great pick! I hadn't heard of this one until now, but it sounds really interesting. Thanks for sharing!
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  7. I saw this one somewhere else already, but I didn't pay it any attention then, because while the cover looks really great, the position seems incredibly uncomfortable. LOL

    Patricia // My WOW

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  8. This one sounds so awesome! I'm dying to read this one. I can't wait until it comes out. Even the cover just screams awesomeness. Great pick :)

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  9. I saw this a few weeks ago someplace and knew I had to have it too - it's a little off the path of what I normally read or for the blog but it sounds so good that I'm just buying it for a pure pleasure read. I love seeing it on your list!

    My WoW this week

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  10. I hadn't heard about this before. Thanks so much for sharing. It looks like it could be my kind of book. :)

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  11. A nice WoW! I haven't heard of this book so thank-you for sharing.

    My WoW, http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com.au/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-4th-april.html

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  12. First time seeing this book and I'm like I AM SO READING THAT! Sounds really good and the cover is awesome! Thanks for alerting me :-)

    My WOW: http://pocketfulofbooksblogger.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday.html

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    1. The cover is amazing! And, who doesn't love a great fantasy?!

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  13. I've not heard of this before, but it sounds fantastic! So many things are going on! Privileged upbringing? Betrothed accused of a murderous incident? an ailing sister? defying her father?? It's all just so much! I have to read it just to find it all out haha.

    Great pick, thanks for sharing!
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  14. Oh wow - I absolutely LOVE your pick! This is so being added to my TBR list! Thank you for sharing! :)

    Here's mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-to-z-challenge-d.html

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  15. That is one really great cover and wow what a store. Can't wait to check it out. Here's my WoW
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    Cathy @ Addicted to Books
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  16. That cover is so enticing...and what a great blurb!

    Hope you enjoy it.

    Here's MY WOW POST

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  17. Yup, I'm totally in love with this one :D

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-9.html

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  18. Cool! I'm going to have to look into this one a bit more!

    I like your font. Did you change it or has it always been that type?

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    1. I just changed it yesterday along with a few other things on my template. I really like it too!

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  19. I've never heard of this one myself, but oh, wow, what an amazing cover! Love the premise, too - I'll definitely be checking this one out!

    My WOW @ YA Books

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  20. so so so so so soso sososo so exited 4 this one
    yes i am yes i am

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  21. This cover looks awesome! Yay for more high fantasy!

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    1. I can't get enough high fantasy!

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  22. Really fantastic pick, I keep hearing about this one too and it just makes me want it now! Please check out my WoW.

    We're also doing an audio giveaway of Dead End in Norvelt and ARC of Purity by Jackson Pearce.

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    Anna @ Wandering Librarians

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  23. A scary cover, great choice.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday.html

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  24. This sounds similar to Graceling (which I loved) so maybe I'll like this one too :)

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  25. Looks Awesome! I am reading Graceling right now and I really like it so, I am excited to read more books that are like it. Thanks for the post

    My WoW: http://youngadultbookhaven.blogspot.com/

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  26. Now THIS is a great pick. I love finding books that my hubz would read too and this one looks like it might be one. Who doesn't like a book where the daughter defies her father's orders??? Thanks

    http://leavemommyalone.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-3.html

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  27. This book does sound good! Thanks for highlighting it!

    Dani
    http://paulettespapers.com/

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  28. I have been dying to read this book since I heard about it. It sounds amazing!!

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  29. I am also excited for this one. my wow http://jennreneeread.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-10-spirits.html

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