Waiting on Wednesday (#21)

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm waiting on...

Burning Glass by Kathryn Purdie
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publication Date: March 1st, 2016
Pages: 512

Summary (from Goodreads):

Sonya was born with the rare gift to feel what those around her feel—both physically and emotionally—a gift she’s kept hidden from the empire for seventeen long years. After a reckless mistake wipes out all the other girls with similar abilities, Sonya is hauled off to the palace and forced to serve the emperor as his sovereign Auraseer.

Tasked with sensing the intentions of would-be assassins, Sonya is under constant pressure to protect the emperor. One mistake, one small failure, will cost her own life and the lives of the few people left in the world who still trust her.

But Sonya’s power is untamed and reckless, her feelings easily usurped, and she sometimes can’t decipher when other people’s impulses end and her own begin. In a palace full of warring emotions and looming darkness, Sonya fears that the biggest danger to the empire may be herself.

As she struggles to wrangle her abilities, Sonya seeks refuge in her tenuous alliances with the volatile Emperor Valko and his idealistic younger brother, Anton, the crown prince. But when threats of revolution pit the two brothers against each other, Sonya must choose which brother to trust—and which to betray.

BURNING GLASS is debut author Kathryn Purdie’s stunning tale of dangerous magic, heart-rending romance, and the hard-won courage it takes to let go.

The cover of this book IS SO PRETTY!

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. Awesome pick, Cyra!!! I am so so so psyched for Burning Glass and have only heard amazing things about it :)

    1. I've only heard amazing things as well! I'm so excited to get this one!

  2. EDELWEISS! Have you requested it? I hope you get approved (if you haven't already been)! :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. I did try that and I got SHOT DOWN! Edelweiss is not my friend (yet).


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