Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #60 * Starling by Lesley Livingston

Starling
(Starling #1)
by Lesley Livingston

Publication Date: August 15th, 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins

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"Love is just the beginning... of the end."

Mason Starling is a champion fencer for Gosforth Academy, but she’s never had to fight for her life. Until now. When a ferocious storm rips through Manhattan and unleashes terrifying creatures onto Gosforth’s campus, Mason barely escapes alive. Without help from the mysterious stranger who appeared in the midst of the storm, she might not have made it at all. But now, in the aftermath, Mason’s life begins to spin dramatically, mystically out of control, and the only one who seems able to help her is the stranger who can remember nothing but his name: Fennrys Wolf.

As Mason and Fenn uncover more about Fenn’s past and the strange events that surround them, they realize that Mason’s family — and its dark allegiance to the ancient Norse gods — is at the center of everything. A predetermined fate seems to be closing in on Mason, but is it possible to change one’s destiny?

Readers who fell in love with Lesley Livingston’s Wondrous Strange trilogy and those who love Cassandra Clare’s Mortal Instruments series will be captivated by the sweeping romance and pulse-pounding action of Starling. (Goodreads)

I have never read anything by Lesley Livingston, but I've always wanted to. This book sounds amazing, and the cover is GORGEOUS! I can't wait to check it out!

What are you Waiting for this week???

23 comments:

  1. I've never read anything by Lesley Livingston either but this one sounds so good and the cover is gorgeous. I can't wait to read it. Great pick :)

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  2. I haven't read anything by Lesley Livingston either, but, like you, I think that this is the perfect opportunity to do so. Can't wait for STARLING - awesome pick, Christy!

    Carina

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  3. Starling sounds great! Adding it on goodreads :)
    Happy Wednesday!

    The Muggle
    -Check out my Giveaway of Infinity

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  4. Hi there :) just popping in...I nearly chose this one this week as well lol :P good choice it sounds like it will be a great book.

    Here is my choice...
    Waiting On Wednesday

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  5. Norse Gods- sounds intriguing! The girl on the cover really reminds me of Mila Kunis!

    My WoW: http://pocketfulofbooksblogger.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday_28.html

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  6. I agree that it's gorgeous!! Love the sound of it, too. *sigh* This reminds me that I need to finish Lesley's faery series so I can move on to her next book.

    Here's my Waiting on Wednesday post.

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  7. I've only read one book by Leslie Livingston (Wondrous Strange) and I liked it. This sounds really promising too.

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  8. OOoh nice!! I love that cover!! Looks pretty interesting too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  9. I haven't read anything by this author either, but this one sounds like the perfect place to start. Norse Gods?! Yes! Also, the cover is so pretty.

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  10. This sounds really good. Norse Gods, for fans of The Mortal Instruments... I'm willing to give it a read. :)

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  11. Ooh I haven't heard of this but it had me at CHAMPION FENCER! I've always wanted to fence and having the main character do it is so awesome to me. Also, mythology? Now I definitely want to read this book!

    My WoW.

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  12. I've not read this author before either, but you are right this book does sounds fantastic! I hope you enjoy it!! :D

    My WOW:
    http://www.wordsathome.ca/2012/03/waiting-on-my-life-in-black-and-white-by-natasha-friend.html

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  13. Great pick! This sounds very interesting and it's Norse mythology! Not enough of that around YA :D
    My WoW

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  14. I read and enjoyed Wondrous Strange.

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  15. Hmm..I don't know about that cover but I loved the Wondrous Strange trilogy (highly recommend even for those who hate fey stories as I usually do too) so I want to read more from Livingston.

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  16. I did read her YA Fairy series and I loved it!! When I heard about this one I was freaking out!! Can't wait!

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  17. I haven't read anything by Lesley Livingston either Christy, and I can't wait to get my hands on this one! Harper has a ridiculous number of amazing books coming out this year, so excited!

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  18. I read the first book in the Wondrous Strange series so this one was already on my TBR. But I hadn't seen the cover! I really like it. Great pick, Christy!

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  19. I'm with you on this one. I have never read anything by her but I would like to try something of hers.

    Hope you enjoy this once you get a chance to read it.

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  20. I really liked the Wondrous Strange series so I very much look forward to read this new series !! Great pick Christy :)

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  21. I really liked her Wonderous Strange and this one sounds really intriguing. NOt the most exciting cover but the plot more than makes up for it. Great pick!

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  22. I adore Lesley's books and I can't wait for this one!

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  23. This is the first time I see this book and it's totally going to my wishlist!! The cover totally caught me!

    Maeva
    Murphy's Library

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