Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Dreamstrider by Lindsay Smith


Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, it spotlights upcoming releases that we are dying to read.
Dreamstrider
A high-concept, fantastical espionage novel set in a world where dreams are the ultimate form of political intelligence.

Livia is a dreamstrider. She can inhabit a subject's body while they are sleeping and, for a short time, move around in their skin. She uses her talent to work as a spy for the Barstadt Empire. But her partner, Brandt, has lately become distant, and when Marez comes to join their team from a neighborhing kingdom, he offers Livia the option of a life she had never dared to imagine. Livia knows of no other dreamstriders who have survived the pull of Nightmare. So only she understands the stakes when a plot against the Empire emerges that threatens to consume both the dreaming world and the waking one with misery and rage.

A richly conceived world full of political intrigue and fantastical dream sequences, at its heart Dreamstrider is about a girl who is struggling to live up to the potential before her. 

Expected publication: October 6th 2015 by Roaring Brook Press

What are you waiting on?

 

7 comments:

  1. What a beautiful book cover. I love the whole idea involving dreams and a "dreamsrider" in this story. What a unique concept. Anything involving dreams fascinates me, because since I was young, I remember many dreams of mine a night. Awesome WOW pick. I love discovering new books!

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

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  2. That cover OMG this book sounds so different. Awesome pick!

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  3. Reminds me slightly of the movie Minority Report. But in a fantasy world. This sounds like a well crafted book with good world building and the cover is gorgeous. Very unique. Thanks for sharing!

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  4. Oh my this sounds good. I am sure that it will be. Haven't seen it before but dang is that a good looking cover too.

    My WoW

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  5. Wow that cover is gorgeous though, there's so much going on in it but somehow it still works. Hope you enjoy this read once it comes out <3 Benish | Feminist Reflections

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  6. You always feature books I haven't heard of yet... then I have to add them to my TBR!! *Shakes fist!!*

    Naomi @ Naomi’s Reading Palace

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