Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday 
"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
Defiance by C.J. Redwine 
Publication: August 28, 2012
By: Balzer & Bray

This cover alone makes me want to BE Rachel...just sayin'
Defiance (Defiance, #1)

From Goodreads:

Within the walls of Baalboden, beneath the shadow of the city’s brutal leader, Rachel Adams has a secret. While other girls sew dresses, host dinner parties, and obey their male Protectors, Rachel knows how to survive in the wilderness and deftly wield a sword. When her father, Jared, fails to return from a courier mission and is declared dead, the Commander assigns Rachel a new Protector, her father’s apprentice, Logan—the same boy Rachel declared her love for two years ago, and the same boy who handed her heart right back to her. Left with nothing but fierce belief in her father’s survival, Rachel decides to escape and find him herself. But treason against the Commander carries a heavy price, and what awaits her in the Wasteland could destroy her.

At nineteen, Logan McEntire is many things. Orphan. Outcast. Inventor. As apprentice to the city’s top courier, Logan is focused on learning his trade so he can escape the tyranny of Baalboden. But his plan never included being responsible for his mentor’s impulsive daughter. Logan is determined to protect her, but when his escape plan goes wrong and Rachel pays the price, he realizes he has more at stake than disappointing Jared.

As Rachel and Logan battle their way through the Wasteland, stalked by a monster that can’t be killed and an army of assassins out for blood, they discover romance, heartbreak, and a truth that will incite a war decades in the making.

Just so there's no confusion, I haven't read Defiance yet BUT, I am TEAM QUINN. HE IS MINE. Y'all will have to take a number and get in line. ;)

"Quinn" c/o C.J.'s "Defiance Trilogy" board on Pinterest

You can find out more about the fabulousness that IS C.J. Redwine at the links below:  
Twitter @cjredwine 
OK, is it August yet?!  This whole "waiting/has to be patient for books I want NOW thing" isn't working out so well for me. *throws tantrum*

 How's that working out for YOU?  What book are YOU waiting to read? ;D


  1. New follower, this is one of those books that has been on my radar for quite a while now, great pick, my wow

  2. I wouldn't mind getting a copy of this one, either! So cool!!! But wow, you're already on a team without having read it? :O XD

    Patricia // My WOW

    1. Patricia...did you SEE the picture? *giggles*. I've heard GREAT things from people who've had the chance to read this already & C.J. told me Quinn needs a fangirl so I called "Firsties" ;D

  3. I LOVE this cover! The story doesn't sound too shabby either. :P

    (New Follower)
    ComaCalm's Corner

  4. The cover pulled me in right away. Haven't heard of this. Thanks for putting it on my radar.

  5. Looks very cool and the cover definitely catches your eye. (:

    Aleksandra and her WoW

  6. Looks like a really great book, the cover is beautiful too. Here's my WoW
    Thanks, Cathy @ Addicted to Books

  7. The girl on the cover is beautiful! If you've seen the trailers for the Pixar film 'Brave' that's who she reminds me of!

    New follower :-)

    My WoW:

  8. Love the cover and the characters sound intriguing...enjoy!

    Here's MY WOW POST

  9. I LOVE the cover of this one. Gorgeous book! Great pick!

    Check out my WoW

  10. Defiance sounds so interesting. Great pick!=D

    Drop by my WoW?

  11. This looks so good! I am dyyyying to put together my summer buying list and I am going to HAVE to include this one.

  12. I had this on my WoW a few weeks back! I am very interested to get this one in my hands and read it! Looks and sounds soooo good! Thank you for sharing!

    Ashley @ Shades Of Yellow/ My WoW

  13. I love that you've already picked a side before you've even read it. That's commitment!

    Our WoW is at Book Sake. –Jessica

  14. An eye-catching cover, great choice.

  15. The cover is really eye-catching, nice :) and the synopsis makes me want to read it right away. Great pick!

  16. Rachel looks fierce and this book sounds
    really great. I love fantasy and adventure so this one is going on the top of my pile when August comes around. Gahhh there are so many interesting books coming out this summer, it's making waiting really hard. New follower here!

    My choice this week.

  17. It looks awesome!! I love her cape thing or dress or whatever it is lol. Great Pick!
    My WOW:

    your newest follower,

  18. Thanks for all of the great comments & sharing your WOWs with me! Waves *Hi* to new "Friends" :D

  19. Most def waiting for this one! There are some AWESOMESAUCE books coming out. I want them all. *wraps arms around the shiny*