“Waiting” On Wednesday: Carve the Mark

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

crave-the-mark-veronica-rothCarve the Mark by Veronica Roth

Hardcover: 480 pages
Publication date: January 17th 2017
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
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On a planet where violence and vengeance rule, in a galaxy where some are favored by fate, everyone develops a currentgift, a unique power meant to shape the future. While most benefit from their currentgifts, Akos and Cyra do not—their gifts make them vulnerable to others’ control. Can they reclaim their gifts, their fates, and their lives, and reset the balance of power in this world?

Cyra is the sister of the brutal tyrant who rules the Shotet people. Cyra’s currentgift gives her pain and power—something her brother exploits, using her to torture his enemies. But Cyra is much more than just a blade in her brother’s hand: she is resilient, quick on her feet, and smarter than he knows.

Akos is from the peace-loving nation of Thuvhe, and his loyalty to his family is limitless. Though protected by his unusual currentgift, once Akos and his brother are captured by enemy Shotet soldiers, Akos is desperate to get his brother out alive—no matter what the cost. When Akos is thrust into Cyra’s world, the enmity between their countries and families seems insurmountable. They must decide to help each other to survive—or to destroy one another.

How beautiful is this cover!? That liquid gold, that spark! Also, Star-War-y-esque story by Veronica Roth? 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.

10 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: Carve the Mark”

  1. Oh, I can’t wait to read this one. I hope we both love it. Thanks for sharing, and happy Wednesday! 🙂
    Here’s my WoW

    1. I hope so, too!
      Thanks for stopping by 🙂

  2. I love all the sci-fi we’re getting back to in YA! This one is high on my TBR list. Hope you enjoy it, Cyn 🙂

    1. Yes! More sci-fi the better 😉

  3. Carve the Mark! (see your title) 😀 I’m excited to read this one too! Although, I didn’t love the ending of Roth’s debut trilogy (honestly who did), but I did like Divergent a lot. Hopefully this book is awesome.

    Have a great day, Cyn! =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. Whoops! Thanks for the heads up.
      I’m feeling the same way! Lots of potential here!

  4. Ooo great pick! I really want to read this one as well and I love that cover!

  5. I absolutely love sci-fi reads so I’m really excited about Carve the Mark! I hope it’s good!

  6. I am really excited about this book, too!

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