martes, 17 de febrero de 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (62)

Publicado por Paulina J. en 21:30

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

My pick this week is:

Kell is one of the last Travelers—rare magicians who choose a parallel universe to visit.

Grey London is dirty, boring, lacks magic, ruled by mad King George. Red London is where life and magic are revered, and the Maresh Dynasty presides over a flourishing empire. White London is ruled by whoever has murdered their way to the throne. People fight to control magic, and the magic fights back, draining the city to its very bones. Once there was Black London - but no one speaks of that now.

Officially, Kell is the Red Traveler, personal ambassador and adopted Prince of Red London, carrying the monthly correspondences between royals of each London. Unofficially, Kell smuggles for those willing to pay for even a glimpse of a world they’ll never see. This dangerous hobby sets him up for accidental treason. Fleeing into Grey London, Kell runs afoul of Delilah Bard, a cut-purse with lofty aspirations. She robs him, saves him from a dangerous enemy, then forces him to another world for her 'proper adventure'.

But perilous magic is afoot, and treachery lurks at every turn. To save all of the worlds, Kell and Lila will first need to stay alive — trickier than they hoped.

I've always liked stories that have parallel universes in them, add a complicated system of who gets to travel sounds fascinating. I have high hopes for this book based on my previous reading experiences with Victoria Schwab.

4 comentarios:

Katelynn Clark dijo...

What a great pick! I loved her other books so I can't wait for this one! I hope to see you around my blog


Krystianna on 18 de febrero de 2015, 21:27 dijo...

Great choice! I'm super excited for this one too. It seems like such a unique concept! Thank you for sharing. :)

Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

Paulina on 19 de febrero de 2015, 8:58 dijo...

I loved her standalone The Near Witch, I'm pretty excited about this one.

Paulina on 19 de febrero de 2015, 9:39 dijo...

Yes parallel universes are always a great concept when done right.

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