“Waiting” on Wednesday: The Winner’s Curse

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.

The Winner's Curse - Marie RutkoskiThe Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

Hardcover: 368 pages
Publication date: March 4th 2014
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Add on: Goodreads

Winning what you want may cost you everything you love As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in a young slave up for auction. Arin’s eyes seem to defy everything and everyone. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him—with unexpected consequences. It’s not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret, and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for a fellow human is much higher than she ever could have imagined. Set in a richly imagined new world, The Winner’s Curse is a story of deadly games where everything is at stake, and the gamble is whether you will keep your head or lose your heart.

It has a cover!! A gorgeous, gorgeous cover! I’ve been hearing such good things about this book. I think I need to move up The Shadow Society on my TBR list to check out Maria Rutkoski’s work (:

What are you guys waiting for? Link us up below!

Author: Cyn

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” on Wednesday: The Winner’s Curse”

  1. That is a gorgeous cover – plus the book sounds fun 🙂

    Here’s my WOW pick.

    Wit and Sin

    1. Right?! So excited haha.

  2. Nice pick. I’ve seen the book around a lot but I’m not a big fan yet. I hope you enjoy reading it when it comes out.
    Come check out my WOW post.

    1. I could never resist a pretty cover haha. Thanks!

  3. I just discovered this book last week! The cover is stunning, and it sounds like it is going to be an awesome read. 🙂 Great pick!

    1. Yay! Isn’t it?! Hopefully it lives up to the hype. Thanks for stopping by!

  4. I cannot wait for this one, early reviews are really good and the cover is amazing. Great choice.

    New Blog Lovin follower

    my WOW

    1. Good early reviews & a pretty cover, definitely a good combo!

  5. Great pick! The cover is really beautiful and the blurb sounds interesting, too.

    Here’s my WoW!

  6. YES, YES and YES!
    Great choices! I have been looking forward to this for so long!

    Anyways besides your good taste in Wow books aha, I’ve been reading for posts and I seriously put 4 books in my TBR shelve so thank you for that!

    I’m a new blogger and would really appreciate it if you would check out my WOW and followed my blog @ http://straightfromthereadersmouth.blogspot.com

    1. I’m so sad it doesn’t come out until March!

      Awe thanks! Glad Bookmunchies could help!

  7. I love the cover…simply gorgeous!

  8. I found this one or two weeks back in a WoW, and have to say it sounds very, very good. However, considering my pile, I’ll be patient and wait for reivews on it, then might get me the paperback. =)
    My WoW

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