Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Waiting on An Ember in the Ashes

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly post hosted by Breaking the Spine.
Each week bloggers participate to share a book they can't wait to get their hands on.

This week I'm waiting on:

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Expected Publication: April 28, 2015 by Razorbill
Preorder Buy Link: Amazon
Set in a terrifyingly brutal Rome-like world, An Ember in the Ashes is an epic fantasy debut about an orphan fighting for her family and a soldier fighting for his freedom. It’s a story that’s literally burning to be told.

LAIA is a Scholar living under the iron-fisted rule of the Martial Empire. When her brother is arrested for treason, Laia goes undercover as a slave at the empire’s greatest military academy in exchange for assistance from rebel Scholars who claim that they will help to save her brother from execution.

ELIAS is the academy’s finest soldier— and secretly, its most unwilling. Elias is considering deserting the military, but before he can, he’s ordered to participate in a ruthless contest to choose the next Martial emperor.

When Laia and Elias’s paths cross at the academy, they find that their destinies are more intertwined than either could have imagined and that their choices will change the future of the empire itself.

Vow your blood and body to the empire.
Oh.My.Goodness! Ever since I came across this title last week I have been super anxious to get my hands on it! It's already been optioned for a movie by Paramount - and the book doesn't even come out for another 6 months!!! That's pretty huge.

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. I haven't heard of this one! But leave it to you to add more to my TBR list! :) Nice choice!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  2. Oooh, I didn't know it had already been optioned, that's pretty cool! I think it's going to be a great read too. I can't wait to get started! Awesome pick!

    Here's My WoW.

  3. Ooh, I hadn't relised this was optioned already! That so unusual, and so far from the books release date. I really hope it lives up to expectations, I'm really looking forward to this too! Great pick :D


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