Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday (138) As I Descended

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 7:27 AM with 6 comments
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating. Click the link to see the original post plus a whole slew of links to other blogs. After you read this one, of course.


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As I Descended

Author: Robin Talley
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: September  2016

Synopsis from Goodreads:

Maria Lyon and Lily Boiten are their school’s ultimate power couple—even if no one knows it but them.

Only one thing stands between them and their perfect future: campus superstar Delilah Dufrey.

Golden child Delilah is a legend at the exclusive Acheron Academy, and the presumptive winner of the distinguished Cawdor Kingsley Prize. She runs the school, and if she chose, she could blow up Maria and Lily’s whole world with a pointed look, or a carefully placed word.

But what Delilah doesn’t know is that Lily and Maria are willing to do anything—absolutely anything—to make their dreams come true. And the first step is unseating Delilah for the Kingsley Prize. The full scholarship, awarded to Maria, will lock in her attendance at Stanford―and four more years in a shared dorm room with Lily.

Maria and Lily will stop at nothing to ensure their victory—including harnessing the dark power long rumored to be present on the former plantation that houses their school.

But when feuds turn to fatalities, and madness begins to blur the distinction between what’s real and what is imagined, the girls must decide where they draw the line.

From acclaimed author Robin Talley comes a Shakespeare-inspired story of revenge and redemption, where fair is foul, and foul is fair.


Why I'm excited:
YA MacBeth! With a lesbian couple! WANT! Seriously want. Right now. This looks and sounds amazing and that cover is gorgeous.

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6 comments:

  1. This sounds very different - the over is very interesting too - I like the blue look - here's my WoW meme

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  2. This one sounds really intriguing and the cover has me hooked. I may just have to check it out eventually. Hope you love it!

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  3. So weird how I haven't read too many books with lesbian couples. I hope you'll enjoy this!

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  4. Oh, I am rooting for Maria and Lily, because Delilah sounds horrid! Thanks for sharing, and enjoy. Here's mine: “THE PERFECT NEIGHBORS”

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  5. I LOVE Robin's books, so very excited for this one! (Thank you for reminding me - I need to add it)

    Waiting on Wednesday

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  6. This does sound good, and I'm curious how far they're willing to go to deal with Delilah! Could be kinda fun... :)

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