Waiting on Wednesday #13

Wednesday, 9 May 2012.


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. 


The Sweetest Dark
The Sweetest Dark by Shana Abe
Publication Date: 21st August 2012
By Random House Publishing




“With every fiber of my being, I yearned to be normal. To glide through my days at Iverson without incident. But I’d have to face the fact that my life was about to unfold in a very, very different way than I’d ever envisioned. Normal would become forever out of reach.”

Lora Jones has always known that she’s different. On the outside, she appears to be an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl. Yet Lora’s been keeping a heartful of secrets: She hears songs that no one else can hear, dreams vividly of smoke and flight, and lives with a mysterious voice inside her that insists she’s far more than what she seems.

England, 1915. Raised in an orphanage in a rough corner of London, Lora quickly learns to hide her unique abilities and avoid attention. Then, much to her surprise, she is selected as the new charity student at Iverson, an elite boarding school on England’s southern coast. Iverson’s eerie, gothic castle is like nothing Lora has ever seen. And the two boys she meets there will open her eyes and forever change her destiny.

Jesse is the school’s groundskeeper—a beautiful boy who recognizes Lora for who and what she truly is. Armand is a darkly handsome and arrogant aristocrat who harbors a few closely guarded secrets of his own. Both hold the answers to her past. One is the key to her future. And both will aim to win her heart. As danger descends upon Iverson, Lora must harness the powers she’s only just begun to understand, or else lose everything she dearly loves.

Filled with lush atmosphere, thrilling romance, and ancient magic, The Sweetest Dark brilliantly captures a rich historical era while unfolding an enchanting love story that defies time.

Add it to your TBR on Goodreads

I wouldn't be a big fan of historical fiction, but I like the sound of this one. What do you think?

What are you waiting on this Wednesday. Leave me a comment so I can check it out.

7 Comments:

Jennifer Messerschmidt said...

I just barely noticed this book in peoples Stacking The Shelves post on Sunday. The cover is pretty! It sounds great!
My WOW

Giselle said...

Oh wow this cover is gorgeous I love it! Awesome pick!

Neyra @Darkest Addictions said...

I agree with Giselle, it's such a beautiful cover! :D
Just added it to my TBR List as well ^-^

Have a good day! :D here's my wow

Caro said...

Yup, this definitively sounds interesting! I'm a sucker for castles and mist, even more for eerie castles in mist. x) I'll have an eye open for this one, thanks for sharing! =)
My WoW this week

Elodie said...

I really like to read books set in England so I look forward to read this one !! Both Armand and Jess sound like great male characters !! :)Great pick Suzanne

Sam said...

The cover is gorgeous and I'm really looking forward to reading this myself! awesome choice Suzanne. :)

Heidi@Rainy Day Ramblings said...

I actually kist got a copy of this the other day. It looks great, love the cover as well.

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