“Waiting” On Wednesday: Soundless

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.

Soundless - Richelle MeadSoundless by Richelle Mead

Hardcover: 368 pages
Publication date: November 17th 2015
Publisher: Razorbill
Add on: Goodreads

From Richelle Mead, the #1 internationally bestselling author of Vampire Academy and Bloodlines, comes a breathtaking new fantasy steeped in Chinese folklore.

For as long as Fei can remember, there has been no sound in her village, where rocky terrain and frequent avalanches prevent residents from self-sustaining. Fei and her people are at the mercy of a zipline that carries food up the treacherous cliffs from Beiguo, a mysterious faraway kingdom.

When villagers begin to lose their sight, deliveries from the zipline shrink and many go hungry. Fei’s home, the people she loves, and her entire existence is plunged into crisis, under threat of darkness and starvation.

But soon Fei is awoken in the night by a searing noise, and sound becomes her weapon.

Richelle Mead takes readers on a triumphant journey from the peak of Fei’s jagged mountain village to the valley of Beiugo, where a startling truth and an unlikely romance will change her life forever…

I haven’t read any Richelle Mead, and I was pretty content to not, buuuuut than this pretty thing came up on my radar. And I’m loving the sounds of this! Fantasy Chinese folklore?! Yes, please! It takes me back to my childhood watching Chinese dramas with my mom, ha.

Oh and I like the cover too! Except for the broader thing…not a huge fan of that.

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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: Soundless”

  1. I love the sound of this! I haven’t read any Richelle Mead either but this really sparks my interest.

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  2. I love the cover! I haven’t read anything by Richelle Mead either! Glad I’m not the only one 🙂

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  3. I saw this one when I was browsing Goodreads the other day. I haven’t read any Richelle Mead books either (though my mom kept insisting I needed to read Vampire Academy haha), but this looks so good. Very different concept. Thanks for sharing!

  4. I haven’t read this author either but this does sound interesting. 🙂

    Stormi
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  5. As soon as I saw the cover of this I was hooked! I haven’t read the author yet either, but plan to start with this book! Great pick!
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  6. Great pick! I’ve heard great things about Richelle Mead’s novels, so I’m definitely going to have to pick this one up! I may just have to have a month of Richelle Mead. 🙂
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  7. I was gonna choose this one this week, but went with another, but I LOVE Richelles writing and her other books so I’m thrilled to read this.

  8. A BIG YES to Soundless! How freaking amazing does it look and with the asian protagonist? YES PLEASE.

  9. I haven’t read any of her books either, but this does “Sound” good!

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