Waiting on Wednesday (135)

Jun 10, 2015

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

I have yet to read any of this author's books--though I want to--but her latest sounds awfully good. A girl is brought back in time to 1776? There's a ship setting? Mystery and intrigue? YES PLEASE.

TitlePassenger
Author: Alexandra Bracken
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Publishing Date: January 6, 2016
Pages: 464
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Violin prodigy Etta Spencer had big plans for her future, but a tragedy has put her once-bright career at risk. Closely tied to her musical skill, however, is a mysterious power she doesn't even know she has. When her two talents collide during a stressful performance, Etta is drawn back hundreds of years through time

Etta wakes, confused and terrified, in 1776, in the midst a fierce sea battle. Nicholas Carter, the handsome young prize master of a privateering ship, has been hired to retrieve Etta and deliver her unharmed to the Ironwoods, a powerful family in the Colonies--the very same one that orchestrated her jump back, and one Nicholas himself has ties to. But discovering she can time travel is nothing compared to the shock of discovering the true reason the Ironwoods have ensnared her in their web. 

Another traveler has stolen an object of untold value from them, and, if Etta can find it, they will return her to her own time. Out of options, Etta and Nicholas embark on a perilous journey across centuries and continents, piecing together clues left behind by the mysterious traveler. But as they draw closer to each other and the end of their search, the true nature of the object, and the dangerous game the Ironwoods are playing, comes to light -- threatening to separate her not only from Nicholas, but her path home... forever.


What book do you hope will sail into your hands this week?

15 comments:

  1. Same here. I've been wanting to read her Darkest Minds series FOREVER but haven't gotten around to it yet. Passenger sounds INCREDIBLE and I can't wait for it to come out.
    Olivia @ Fluttering Pages

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  2. So far out of the two posts I've read so far, Passenger is the winner. What a beautiful cover though, so how could you not want to pick it up? Great choice!

    Beth @ Perpetual New Girl

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  3. This book is quite popular this week, I am really keen to read it as well :-)

    Thank you for sharing :-) Sharon – Obsession with Books

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  4. I absolutely love Alex Bracken!! I have really high hopes for this one I think it is going to be amazing.

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  5. I'm seeing this book a lot today!! It sounds so good, I can't wait to read it. :) Great pick!

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  6. I can't say how much I want this book. I'm so mad I wasn't able to get to BEA this year. I love Alex Bracken. The Darkest minds is really good.

    Here's my WoW

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  7. I keep seeing this stunning cover everywhere. Looks like a great read.

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  8. Third time I've seen it so far! Must be really popular!

    Check out my WoW!

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  9. This sounds amazing! I got it at BEA and I'm really excited to read it. The line I waited in to get it was two hours long, so it better be good! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My WoW

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  10. UGHHHH RACHEL. I look at this book and I just want to cry because it looks SO GORGEOUS. SO INCREDIBLE. Why is January so FAR?

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  11. I love this cover, it looks really good. I hope you enjoy it!

    Heather @ Random Redheaded Ramblings

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  12. Great pick! I have been wanting to read something by Alexandra Bracken for a while so I'm definitely going to be on the look out for this one!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  13. I am totally waiting on this one too! Great choice:-)

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  14. I just heard of this one today and added it to my list, it sounds good! I hope you enjoy it!

    Denise @ Dandelionn Wine

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