Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore



Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, it spotlights upcoming releases that we are dying to read.
The Weight of Feathers
For twenty years, the Palomas and the Corbeaus have been rivals and enemies, locked in an escalating feud for over a generation. Both families make their living as traveling performers in competing shows—the Palomas swimming in mermaid exhibitions, the Corbeaus, former tightrope walkers, performing in the tallest trees they can find. 

Lace Paloma may be new to her family’s show, but she knows as well as anyone that the Corbeaus are pure magia negra, black magic from the devil himself. Simply touching one could mean death, and she's been taught from birth to keep away. But when disaster strikes the small town where both families are performing, it’s a Corbeau boy, Cluck, who saves Lace’s life. And his touch immerses her in the world of the Corbeaus, where falling for him could turn his own family against him, and one misstep can be just as dangerous on the ground as it is in the trees. 

Beautifully written, and richly imaginative, The Weight of Feathers is an utterly captivating young adult novel by a talented new voice. 

Expected publication: September 15th 2015 by Thomas Dunne

What are you waiting on?


 

8 comments:

  1. Oh how I love it when to families that are feuding find love. Nice pick!

    My WoW

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  2. Stop adding books to my TBR! It can't handle anymore haha. But this one sounds awesome, so lovely pick.

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  3. New to me but great pick. Hope you get a chance to read it soon.

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  4. I have heard of this before, it gives off Romeo and Juliet vibes - I also love that cover as well! Hope you enjoy this read <3 Benish | Feminist Reflections

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  5. This sounds interesting... I'd probably look past it because of the cover. Thanks for sharing!

    Naomi @ Naomi’s Reading Palace

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  6. I love Romeo and Juliet type stories!!! This sounds great. especially with the added element of magic :)

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

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  7. The title alone caught my interest. Great pick. I'm putting this one on my Goodreads list.
    Thanks for sharing.

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  8. The cover alone makes me swoon!

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