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Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (5): The Shadow Prince

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine
"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is

The Shadow Prince
(Into the Dark #1)
by Bree Despain
Expected publication: March 11th 2014 by Egmont 

 Haden Lord, the disgraced prince of the Underrealm, has been sent to the mortal world to entice a girl into returning with him to the land of the dead. Posing as a student at Olympus Hills High—a haven for children of the rich and famous—Haden must single out the one girl rumored to be able to restore immortality to his race.

Daphne Raines has dreams much bigger than her tiny southern Utah town, so when her rock star dad suddenly reappears, offering her full tuition to Olympus Hills High’s prestigious music program, she sees an opportunity to catch the break she needs to make it as a singer. But upon moving into her estranged father’s mansion in California, and attending her glamorous new school, Daphne soon realizes she isn’t the only student in Olympus who doesn’t quite belong.

Haden and Daphne—destined for each other—know nothing of the true stakes their fated courtship entails. As war between the gods brews, the teenagers’ lives collide. But Daphne won’t be wooed easily and when it seems their prophesied link could happen, Haden realizes something he never intended—he’s fallen in love. Now to save themselves, Haden and Daphne must rewrite their destinies. But as their destinies change, so do the fates of both their worlds.

Why I'm Waiting:
This sounds like a really interesting retelling of Hades and Persephone. That is one of my favorite Greek mythological stories so I'm excited to read this one!


  1. Sounds like a good read. Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. I love Greek Mythology, and loving the cover! Hope you enjoy it when you get to read it. :)

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  3. I love this author. This looks really cool! Good pick!

    MJ @ MJ Reads