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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday [48] - Ironskin by Tina Connolly

****"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill at the Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.****

Ironskin by Tina Connolly
Expected Publication Date: October 2nd, 2012
Publisher: Tor Books
Page Count: 304 pages
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Jane Eliot wears an iron mask.

It’s the only way to contain the fey curse that scars her cheek. The Great War is five years gone, but its scattered victims remain—the ironskin.

When a carefully worded listing appears for a governess to assist with a "delicate situation"—a child born during the Great War—Jane is certain the child is fey-cursed, and that she can help.

Teaching the unruly Dorie to suppress her curse is hard enough; she certainly didn’t expect to fall for the girl’s father, the enigmatic artist Edward Rochart. But her blossoming crush is stifled by her own scars, and by his parade of women. Ugly women, who enter his closed studio...and come out as beautiful as the fey.

Jane knows Rochart cannot love her, just as she knows that she must wear iron for the rest of her life. But what if neither of these things is true? Step by step Jane unlocks the secrets of her new life—and discovers just how far she will go to become whole again.
Why I Can't Wait: Dude, she wears an IRON MASK. To keep her fey side at bay. Like, this is just as cool as it gets. I've been wanting a god fey book since Julie Kagawa's series ended (and then kind of started back up again) so I'm really looking forward to what this one has to offer!!

24 comments:

  1. I haven't seen this one yet! I love a good book with wicked truly wicked fey!!!!! Thanks for sharing!!! I'm totes drooling over this one!

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  2. This book does look great! It has been sitting on my to-read list for a while now, I am so impatient!

    My WoW

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

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  3. I'm super excited for this to be released too! And I love the new look of your blog!!! xD

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    Renae @ Rolling with the Moments

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  4. I need a good new fae book! Also very different that she wears a mask to control her fae curse.
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  5. I can't wait to read this one either! It just sounds so, so awesome!

    My WoW

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  6. Oh yeah! Oh yeah! Oh yeah! I got this book on netgalley a couple days ago and realllyyy want to start reading it now. But alas, I must wait 'til the publishing date is a'coming (okay, let me stop) The cover is so unique and... kind of impenetrable looking... almost steel-like. Love it! great choice!

    Shae @ Understanding Shae's Story

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  7. This one looks so fabulous, I can't wait to read it!

    Our WoW is at Book Sake. –Jessica

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  8. This sounds so good... Can't wait to read it, either :D

    My WoW post

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  9. *Jumps for joy* I can't wait for this book! That cover is the coolest thing ever! And the mask?! So freakin awesome. I requested it via Netgalley and really hope I get it! If not I plan on buying this the day it comes out and ignoring life until I finish it :P Great pick!

    All the best ♥
    Mackenzie @ Oh, For the Love of Books!

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  10. I'm super excited for this one too!! I was told I was on the list for it so I am keeping my fingers crossed that I get it!! I don't want to request on NetGalley if they are already sending it to me.

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  11. I don't even read Fey books(yet) and I am looking forward to this one! LOL Great pick! :)
    My W.O.W.

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  12. Wow, this one sounds awesome!! :D Thanks for putting it on my radar. I will be on the lookout for it in October. :)

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  13. I love this cover and it sounds like it's going to be so good! I saw this one featured last week and added it to my TBR, can't wait for it! Great Pick!

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  14. Based on the fact that you're excited about this because you love Julie Kagawa's book I am now excited for this. Thanks for the recommendation. Please check out my WoW!

    We also have a giveaway for Prodigy by Marie Lu that ends tonight.

    Anna @ Wandering Librarians

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  15. Great pick!(: I'm currently reading it right now and really enjoying it, so I hope you like it too! :D

    ~Keertana
    Ivy Book Bindings

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  16. OH YES. I NEED this one in my life! GAH. GREAT pick, Anna!

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  17. I'm definitely looking forward to it! I got it from NetGalley a couple of days ago, and am eager to read it.

    My WoW post :)

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  18. Great pick! I like the cover and the story sounds interesting.
    thanks for sharing.
    Here is My WOW

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  19. I want this book too!! Great pick!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani
    Check out my WOW - http://paulettespapers.com/?p=2236

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  20. I thought the same thing when I discovered this book...similar to Kagawa's amazing series! I'm excited to see what Connelly does with her fey world.

    Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews
    http://feministfairytalereviews.blogspot.com/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday-26-etiquette-and.html

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  21. This sounds great! And I love the cover! Thanks for sharing! Check out my post.

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  22. Whoa that whole iron mask thing sounds crazy awesome! I'm not normally into fey stories but this one sounds awfully cool. :D

    Julia @ That Hapa Chick

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  23. So this is like.. Jane Eyre in an iron mark? O_O That's what I saw in Wendy Darling's pre-review anyways.

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