Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday....

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

My pick this Wednesday is The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross.




Here is the Goodreads synopsis -

She thought there was something wrong with her. She was right. Finley Jayne has known for quite some time that she isn’t ‘normal,’ but when she beats up the son of her employer and is forced to flee, she stumbles into a world where there are bigger freaks than her. They take her in, treat her like family and demand her trust. How can Finley trust them when she can’t trust herself? And why is she drawn to the powerful Griffin as well as the dangerous Jack? She has to get herself under control before she gets into trouble she can’t get out of. Griffin King is one of the most powerful men in Britain but he couldn’t save his best friend from almost dying. He is determined to save Finley and help her become the person he knows she can be, but there’s evil afoot in London. Machines have attacked humans under the orders of a nefarious criminal called The Machinist. He has sworn to protect his country against such a threat, but he’s never faced any foe like this. However, when he discovers The Machinist’s connection to his past, Griffin vows to end the villain once and for all — but he’ll need the help of all his friends, including the beautiful Finley Jayne – the girl in the steel corset

The cover is gorgeous. The dress, the steam punk elements, the potential love triangle are all very much working for me. I am curious to see what this one is like. The synopsis is very intriguing as well. Expected release date is May 24, 2011.

15 comments:

  1. This cover is so gorgeous. And after reading Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, I've kind of been reading all this steampunk books. I just can't wait for this one. Great WOW! Here's mine:
    http://thebucketlist-gn.blogspot.com/2011/03/waiting-on-wednesday-juliet-immortal.html
    Happy reading!

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  2. Ooooh this one looks awesome. Love that cover. Great pick.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/03/waiting-on-wednesday-11.html

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  3. This sounds fantastic! The rise of steampunk lately is one trend I can get behind. :)

    Here's my WOW for this week.

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  4. second time I am seeing this!
    Thank you!

    Pop past the blog to say hi!

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  5. Yes, I saw this one earlier...awesome cover!

    Here's MY WOW POST

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  6. I want to read this one as well. Love the cover and the synopsis works for me as well. I saw this on NetGalley and am planning to request it. Great pick!
    NC
    Truly Bookish

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  7. I can't wait for this book! I just requested it on netgalley. I hope I get it!

    New follower :)

    Kristina
    http://ladybugstorytime.blogspot.com/

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  8. Great pick! I have this one to read from NG, and I'm so excited to start it!! Here's my WoW!

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  9. This book looks soo good. Here's my WOW Happy reading! New follower

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  10. This cover art is fantastic! I requested this through NG and hope they approve me.

    My WoW is ENCLAVE

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  11. Hiya! I definitely agree with your choice for this week's WoW and I am your newest follower too! If you have time please stop by my blog and follow me too. :)

    http://sandrathenookworm.blogspot.com

    Thanks and I hope you're having a fabulous day! (^_^)

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  12. Looks awesome. And I agree with all the comments previous to mine, I love the cover!

    Come see what I'm waiting for!

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  13. Um, wow. Your wonderful comments and excitement for this book makes this author anxious! I hope The Girl in the Steel Corset lives up to expectations!

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