Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.
This week I am super excited about this book. There has been so much hype about it around the blogsphere that I can't help but be excited. I am just really really hoping this is one book that lives up to all the hype.
And come on now, that cover is gorgeous is it not?
Winning what you want may cost you everything you love As a general’s daughter in a vast empire that revels in war and enslaves those it conquers, seventeen-year-old Kestrel has two choices: she can join the military or get married. But Kestrel has other intentions. One day, she is startled to find a kindred spirit in a young slave up for auction. Arin’s eyes seem to defy everything and everyone. Following her instinct, Kestrel buys him—with unexpected consequences. It’s not long before she has to hide her growing love for Arin. But he, too, has a secret, and Kestrel quickly learns that the price she paid for a fellow human is much higher than she ever could have imagined. Set in a richly imagined new world, The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski is a story of deadly games where everything is at stake, and the gamble is whether you will keep your head or lose your heart.
What do you think? Is this one you are looking forward to as well or is all the hype making you leery?