Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Black City

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming novels we can't wait to read. This week’s choice is:

blackcityTitle: Black City by Elizabeth Richards
Publisher: G.P. Putnam
Publish Date: Nov. 13, 2012
Genre: Dystopia, Paranormal

Goodreads Summary: A dark and tender post-apocalyptic love story set in the aftermath of a bloody war.

In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-olds Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable—they fall in love.

Bonded by a mysterious connection that causes Ash’s long-dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they’re caught, they’ll be executed—but their feelings are too strong.

When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths.

Why am I waiting on Black City? 2012 seems to be the year for the dystopian/post apocalyptic vampire novel and I am loving it! Plus, the boy’s name is Ash and I cannot resist a YA novel with a boy named Ash :-). What books are you waiting on?


biochemguy said...

Ooo Black City! Great choice, I can't wait for this one either! Thanks for sharing. ^.^ If you would like to check out my Waiting On Wednesday you can do so here. :)

Jess (Gone with the Words) said...

I SO can't wait for this book either!! And I just love this cover. Great pick!!

Jess @ Gone with the Words

Dani Chapman said...

Ooooh! I think I have another book I need to add to my TBR list!!! Thanks. Please check out my WoW!

Tiffany Drew said...

I've seen a ton of good reviews for this one! I can't wait to get my hands on it. It comes out two days before my birthday so I think I'll be hinting around to the fam lol. Great choice!

My WoW

West Virginia Red said...

Sounds good and Ash is a great name!

Sandra @ Waiting For Wentworth said...

I want to read this too! Can't wait. Thanks for sharing.
Waiting For Wentworth

TeresaMaryRose said...

Awesome choice! I am super excited for this book! I love the cover and I love the synopsis!

Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives -> come check out my wow =]

Bookworm1858 said...

I'm very excited for this one! I feel like it should have come out already since I've already seen hype for the sequel but alas we still have almost a month.

KM said...

I'm thinking this one looks good, too! I've heard some positives things so hoping it's as good as it sounds! I've decided to check out all the Breathless reads this year in hopes of them touring near me :)

Amber Elise said...

I LOVED this book! I hope you get it soon! :)

Amber Elise @ Du Livre

Christine (Rainy Day Reads) said...


This book looks great!! I happily followed you via GFC. You can find me over at Rainy Day Reads, It would be great if you could stop by and I would love to have a fellow book lover as a new follower.

Christine x
Rainy Day Reads


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