Mar 4, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (121)

is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine that 
showcases upcoming releases people are very much anticipating.

His family is a bunch of tightrope walkers. Hers perform as mermaids. GIVE IT TO ME NOW.

TitleThe Weight of Feathers
Author: Anna-Marie McLemore
Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books
Publishing Date: September 15, 2015
Pages: 320
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For twenty years, the Palomas and the Corbeaus have been rivals and enemies, locked in an escalating feud for over a generation. Both families make their living as traveling performers in competing shows—the Palomas swimming in mermaid exhibitions, the Corbeaus, former tightrope walkers, performing in the tallest trees they can find. 

Lace Paloma may be new to her family’s show, but she knows as well as anyone that the Corbeaus are pure magia negra, black magic from the devil himself. Simply touching one could mean death, and she's been taught from birth to keep away. But when disaster strikes the small town where both families are performing, it’s a Corbeau boy, Cluck, who saves Lace’s life. And his touch immerses her in the world of the Corbeaus, where falling for him could turn his own family against him, and one misstep can be just as dangerous on the ground as it is in the trees. 

Beautifully written, and richly imaginative, The Weight of Feathers is an utterly captivating young adult novel by a talented new voice.

What book are you waiting to have fall into your hands this week?


  1. I love the cover of this book but for whatever reason the synopsis isn't grabbing my attention.

  2. Ohh my! This sounds wonderful! And the cover, the cover! I WANT IT.

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

  3. I love the cover but it doesn't seem like a book I would read.

  4. I love the cover :] and the bio sounds like a twisted version of Romeo and Juliet :] Adding to my TBR!

    My Waiting on Wednesday! :)

  5. This is a beautiful cover. I always enjoy books about generations old family feuds. I hope this one lives up to my expectations!

  6. This sounds amazing and magical! I need it! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My WoW

  7. Did my first comment not go through?! It was basically me FREAKING out over hths book because I need it so badly i don't even know how to think about waiting for it!

  8. I'm so looking forward to this one! I hope you enjoy it!

    My WoW:

  9. Awesome choice! This one does sound really amazing. I love books about magic. (: Have a great week!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian


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