“Waiting” On Wednesday: A Shadow Bright and Burning

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.

A Shadow Bright and Burning - Jessica CluessA Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess

Hardcover: 416 pages
Publication date: September 20th 2016
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Add on: Goodreads

Henrietta Howel can burst into flames.
Forced to reveal her power to save a friend, she’s shocked when instead of being executed, she’s invited to train as one of Her Majesty’s royal sorcerers.

Thrust into the glamour of Victorian London, Henrietta is declared the chosen one, the girl who will defeat the Ancients, bloodthirsty demons terrorizing humanity. She also meets her fellow sorcerer trainees, handsome young men eager to test her power and her heart. One will challenge her. One will fight for her. One will betray her.

But Henrietta Howel is not the chosen one.
As she plays a dangerous game of deception, she discovers that the sorcerers have their own secrets to protect. With battle looming, what does it mean to not be the one? And how much will she risk to save the city–and the one she loves?

Exhilarating and gripping, Jessica Cluess’s spellbinding fantasy introduces Henrietta Howel, a powerful, unforgettable heroine, and an entertaining world filled with magic, monsters, and mayhem.

Victorian London, secrets, lies, magic, monsters, and mayhem?! Sign me up!

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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.

6 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: A Shadow Bright and Burning”

  1. sydneyeditor1 says: Reply

    Oh, I am intrigued — the blurb already says she’s not the chosen one! I like that! I wonder what means for her? And who is the chosen one? So many interesting questions! here’s mine:http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/07/20/wow-catch-killer/

  2. I just added this my TBR today thanks to Goodreads. It contains a great number of my favorite things! Hope you get to enjoy it!!

  3. This one does look really good, not to mention that beautiful cover! Great pick!
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  4. I hope this is as good as it sounds! Hope you enjoy.

    Leeanna.me: WoW.

  5. This one sounds really good! I have requested the ARC, but I’m still waiting for it. Sigh.

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