Tuesday, March 26, 2013

waiting on wednesday | 2 - Quintana of Charyn

Waiting on Wednesday
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we can't wait to get in our hands.

Tandem Cover Image Quintana of Charyn
by: Melina Marchetta

Publication Date: April 23, 2013
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Series: Lumatere Chronicles #3

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Summary: The climactic conclusion of Printz Award winner Melina Marchetta’s epic fantasy trilogy!

Separated from the girl he loves and has sworn to protect, Froi and his companions travel through Charyn searching for Quintana and building an army that will secure her unborn child’s right to rule. While in the valley between two kingdoms, Quintana of Charyn and Isaboe of Lumatere come face-to-face in a showdown that will result in heartbreak for one and power for the other. The complex tangle of bloodlines, politics, and love introduced in Finnikin of the Rock and Froi of the Exiles coalesce into an engrossing climax in this final volume.

Summary and cover image from goodreads.
Why the WOW: How about a book just around the corner!

Oh, Melina Marchetta, these characters and the world they live in is awesome! This series has the best ensemble of characters, each play an intergral part in the story. I can't wait for this final instalment and catch up with Finnikin and Froi, but it will be bittersweet. I'm definitely on a fantasy kick, and this one will fly past a lot of books on my TBR list come April.

Note for anyone participating in an A-Z Challenge for 2013, this is perfect for that tricky Q category. As soon as I saw the title last year, I made a mental note for my challenge.

What are you waiting for?

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