Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (11)


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.
Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone, #2)
This week, I just finished the spectacular Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor. I wrote a review of it and posted it yesterday. Today, I am posting about how excited I am about the sequel! Yay for continuity! :-) Who is totally excited to read Days of Blood and Starlight?

Goodreads Book Description: In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Karou must come to terms with who and what she is, and how far she’ll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, mysteries and secrets, new characters and old favorites, Days of Blood and Starlight brings the richness, color and intensity of the first book to a brand new canvas.

Expected Publication:  November 6, 2012

Why I am Excited: Daughter of Smoke and Bone is one of the most unique books I have ever read. The characters, imagery, background and world building are just amazing, and I can't wait to continue Karou's journey in this next installment.

Why I Am Worried: It's hard to live up to such a terrific first book in a trilogy, especially when part of the reason it was so amazing was because it was so different than anything else I've read. That said, there are so many questions swirling in my head, and I know that Taylor has a lot more tricks up her sleeve!

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  1. Seeing this around a lot lately! Love the cover!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. If it's half as good as DAUGHTER OF SMOKE AND BONE, I'll devour it. All the same, I'm a little worried too - book 1 was so utterly unique. It was also chock full of revelations, and I wonder if the author can afford to complicate things much more and still have us understand what is going on. We'll see!

  3. I'm currently listening to DoS&B and it's AWESOME so far!! Great pick :)

    Krazyyme @ Young Readers

  4. I still haven't read Daughter of Smoke and Bone... LOWL! I really need to get on that since everyone loves it so much!! Great pick!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration
    My Wow

  5. I haven't read Daughter of Smoke and Bone yet even though it's sitting on my bookshelf! I need to get on that so I can jump into this one. :)

  6. Daughter of Smoke and Bone was such a beautiful book! And I am also worries about the sophmore slump, but you know what I have read the first 20 chapters for Days of Blood and Starlight and they were just as good as the first book so my worries are just focusing on whether Karou and Akiva will ever see each other again.

    My WoW

  7. I probably should feel deprived since I haven't read DOSAB. But I want to and this one sounds good! Maybe I should wait so I can just read them in a row. Stop by MY WOW?
    <3Inky @ Book Haven Extraordinaire

  8. I still haven't read the first book. I need to catch up. Thanks for sharing.
    Waiting For Wentworth

  9. I'm super excited for this too! I loved, loved Daughter of Smoke and Bone!