Waiting on Wednesday: Of Metal and Wishes

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

Of Metal and Wishes - Sarah FineOf Metal and Wishes by Sarah Fine

Hardcover: 320 pages
Publication date: August 5th 2014
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
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There are whispers of a ghost in the slaughterhouse where sixteen-year-old Wen assists her father in his medical clinic—a ghost who grants wishes to those who need them most. When one of the Noor, men hired as cheap factory labor, humiliates Wen, she makes an impulsive wish of her own, and the Ghost grants it. Brutally.

Guilt-ridden, Wen befriends the Noor, including their outspoken leader, a young man named Melik. At the same time, she is lured by the mystery of the Ghost and learns he has been watching her … for a very long time.

As deadly accidents fuel tensions within the factory, Wen must confront her growing feelings for Melik, who is enraged at the sadistic factory bosses and the prejudice faced by his people at the hand of Wen’s, and her need to appease the Ghost, who is determined to protect her against any threat—real or imagined. She must decide whom she can trust, because as her heart is torn, the factory is exploding around her … and she might go down with it.

Thought I’d join in the big waiting party for this book. Does this not sound super intriguing!? A Slaughterhouse!  With a ghost that grants wishes! Also, I really like the cover. There’s usually not that many covers that have Asian models on it and I like the simplicity of it too (:

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Author: Cyn

noun. a bum a student again. A master’s student…oooh. procrastinator. reader. eater. sleeper. music listen-er. movie go-er. Loves food too much.

0 Replies to “Waiting on Wednesday: Of Metal and Wishes”

  1. This was my wow a few weeks back. I am so excited to read this when it comes out!

    1. Haha yay! I’ve definitely been seeing it around a lot! Hopefully it blows us away 😉

  2. This was my WoW a couple of weeks ago too, I cannot wait to read it! Great choice 🙂

    1. It’s definitely been a popular WoW! Thanks for stopping by!

  3. Definitely does sound interesting, a creepy and different premise. Hope you get to read it soon!

    1. Thanks Jeann. It definitely does have a creepy feel! I’ll have to read it during the day haha.

  4. Just added this to my TBR. It sounds fantastic!

    1. Yay! It definitely does!

  5. I was thinking about making this mine for this week! Very steampunk and paranormal, this sounds. I think I will enjoy it, and I hope you do, too! Can’t wait 🙂

    My WoW: http://booksandkatie.blogspot.com/2013/11/waiting-on-wednesday-lockstep-by-karl.html

    1. It definitely has a nice mix of things! Yes! Hopefully it’ll blow us away with it’s awesomeness! haha.

  6. Creepy, intriguing and definitely a thrill. Thanks for sharing!

    Here’s my WOW

    1. Your welcome (: I’m so intrigued by the ghost that grants wishes!

  7. I just came across this book today and I have to agree, it’s so intriguing. A ghost in a slaughterhouse who grants wishes? Let me join you in the waiting party for this book. Great pick!

    Check out my Wow picks!

    1. Right?! What a crazy idea that’s totally awesome! Welcome to the party!

  8. The book sounds very intriguing. I’m a huge fan of ghosts.

    Take a look at my WoW post.

    1. I’m usually not, but I think I’m starting to be after Kendare Blake’s Anna series. Plus this one sounds waaay tpp interesting to pass up haha.

    1. Awesome! Thanks for stopping by (:

  9. I love the summary of this one! It looks like a great read! Great pick!

    Come check out My WoW

    1. I totally agree! Hopefully it lives up to expectations!

  10. I love the cover too! And the slaughterhouse + ghost theme- eeek! Sounds great, going to check out Of Metal and Wishes some more. Thanks Cynthia 🙂

  11. Oh, yes. I’m excited for this one, too. It looks so interesting. I’m trying to remember if I’ve ever read anything about a slaughterhouse. So original! Great pick!

  12. Ooohhh… spooky. Will definitely try this one!
    Thanks so much for stopping by! Jen @ YA Romantics

  13. Love both of your choices! 😀

    And I agree – I love the fact that the cover of Fine’s novel is Asian! 🙂 POC FTW.

    Thank you so much for visiting my Wow! <3

  14. This book looks amazing! Now I have to add it to my TBR list too!
    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

  15. Wow this sounds very intriguing. Nice pick!

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    Jenn @ Books and Swoons

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