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November 13, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Phoenix (Black City #2) by Elizabeth Richards

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine,
and specifically spotlights upcoming
novels we can’t wait to read.

Our WoW for this week is…

Weeks after his crucifixion and rebirth as Phoenix, Ash Fisher believes his troubles are far behind him. He and Natalie are engaged and life seems good. But his happiness is short-lived when he receives a threatening visit from Purian Rose, who gives Ash an ultimatum: vote in favor of Rose’s Law permanently relegating Darklings to the wrong side of the wall or Natalie will be killed.

The decision seems obvious to Ash; he must save Natalie. But when Ash learns about The Tenth, a new and deadly concentration camp where the Darklings would be sent, the choice doesn’t seem so simple. Unable to ignore his conscience, Ash votes against Rose’s Law, signing Natalie’s death warrant and putting a troubled nation back into the throes of bloody battle.

Phoenix (Black City #2) by Elizabeth Richards
Publication Date:  June 14, 2013
Publisher:  Putnam Juvenile

I must have this in my life…
Oh book gods…let this be so! 

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  1. kimbacaffeinate
    11/14/2012

    Well heck yes!! My WoW
    kimbacaffeinate recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday # 29My Profile

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  2. D (@TheBookRogue)
    11/14/2012

    I just love the covers for this series. Haven’t read Black City yet, but everyone who has is pining for this sequel, it kinda gets to me. Awesome pick!
    D (@TheBookRogue) recently posted..WoW #32 – Angel of MercyMy Profile

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  3. I’m hoping to read Black City this week! It must be great since so many are already dying for the sequel!
    Jennifer Messerschmidt @ Some Like It Paranormal recently posted..WOW #50My Profile

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  4. Lisa @silverlight00
    11/14/2012

    I have to start Black City, since it sounds amazing!
    Lisa @silverlight00 recently posted...Waiting On Wednesday #18My Profile

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  5. Sabina
    11/14/2012

    I haven’t read Black City yet, but I love the cover of this one and I’m looking forward to it coming out too!

    My WoW

    Sabina @ Delirious About Books

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  6. Karina A.
    11/14/2012

    I haven’t read Black City yet but it’s on my list to-reads for this month. Love the covers!
    Karina A. recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday (#8)My Profile

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  7. Crystal
    11/14/2012

    I love this cover! I still need to read the first in the series but I am hoping to soon =) Great pick!

    Our WoW for the week =)
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  8. Ashley
    11/14/2012

    You know exactly how much I agree with you here LOL! Black City rocked my world on so many levels! I feel like a piece of my soul will be missing until I get Phoenix!

    My WOW
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  9. I really need to buy a copy of the first book soon and hope to love it as much as everyone else seems to do. :D
    Carina @ Fictional Distraction recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday #80My Profile

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  10. Inky
    11/14/2012

    I NEED TO READ BLACK CITY ASAP, now that it’s out! :D Then I can hyperventilate about this one! Meeeeps! Great pick! I love these covers.

    Stop by MY WOW?
    XOXO, Inky@ Book Haven Extraordinaire
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  11. I ant Black City sooo bad.. Nice pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever’s WoW
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  12. sqt
    11/14/2012

    I *just* got “Black City,” so hopefully I’ll have a chance to read it before “Phoenix” comes out. Thanks for stopping by!
    sqt recently posted..Waiting on WednesdayMy Profile

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  13. Tribute Books Mama
    11/14/2012

    Enjoy! your choice.
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  14. Karem
    11/14/2012

    I’ve heard a lot from this series! I haven’t read Black City yet, but I hope I’ll be reading it soon :) The premise sounds amazing, so great choice!

    Check out my WOW

    Kar @ Pause Time
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  15. Cheles Bells
    11/14/2012

    Great pick! This sounds like a really good read! Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my WoW. Happy reading :)
    Cheles Bells recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday (9): Asunder by Jodi MeadowsMy Profile

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  16. I can not wait to read Black City after seeing this second book cover! Wow, I love the design for both of them! Great pick this week =D
    Emily @ Falling for YA recently posted..Waiting On Wednesday: SalvationMy Profile

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  17. Cyn
    11/14/2012

    I’ve heard a lot of great things about Black City, can’t wait to get my hands on that. I already dread the wait for Phoenix haha.
    Thanks for stopping by Bookmunchies (:
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  18. Aman
    11/14/2012

    Same here. I can’t wait to read this book. Great pick!
    Thanks for stopping by My WoW
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  19. Michael
    11/14/2012

    After I read Black City I definitley can’t wait to read this one. Hopefully I will read it soon. Thanks for sharing and visiting my WoW. =]
    Michael recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday: Black City by Elizabeth RichardsMy Profile

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  20. brandileigh2003
    11/14/2012

    I am still wanting to read the first.
    Hope you get to read it soon!
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  21. I haven’t read book one yet, but it is sitting patiently on my shelf waiting for me to pick it up!

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  22. Gosh, the covers of these books are to die for. Thanks so much for sharing :)

    Jennifer @ Dream Reads
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  23. OMG I could not agree more with this choice!!! After reading Black City this was an automatic MUST HAVE! Great pick… Actually EPIC pick guys <3
    Here is My WoW for this week :)
    Tiff- Escaping… One Book @ a Time recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday: The Nightmare Affair by Mindee ArnettMy Profile

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  24. Von P.
    11/14/2012

    So many good books this year, the next year, then the next year.. OMG! How can I have time to read those books! I have yet to grab and read Black City and with the sequel coming out so fast? How can I resist the temptations!
    Von P. recently posted..Waiting On Wednesday (22)My Profile

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  25. Sarah Brown
    11/14/2012

    I love the cover for this although I still need to read Black City, great choice and thanks for stopping by

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  26. Yes great pick! I loved Black City and I’m dying for Phoenix now! I can’t wait to read what will happen next! I love the cover for Phoenix also, it’s so gorgeous!

    Thanks for visiting my post!
    Traci @ The Reading Geek recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday #75: Falling For YouMy Profile

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  27. I’ve been wanting to read Black City for a while now, and the sequel looks just as great! The plot just seems so unique and intriguing. Plus, that cover– gorgeous!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Happy reading :)
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  28. Ange/Libby Blog
    11/14/2012

    I desperately want to read the 1st book in this series still! I LOVE these covers! They are incredible! Great pick.
    Ange/Libby Blog recently posted..Waiting on Wednesday #42 – Awaken and Weather WitchMy Profile

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  29. The Bumble Girl
    11/15/2012

    omg, I neeeed to read Black City! This one sounds just as good, and the cover is amazing! Hope you get to it as soon as it comes out :)
    The Bumble Girl recently posted..Waiting On Wednesday #34: Hysteria by Megan MirandaMy Profile

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  30. Martina Koleva
    11/15/2012

    I don’t get why this one is already out there because book one isn’t even out yet.. Just makes me want Black City more…Great pick though…
    Come check out my WOW post.
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  31. Fictitious Musings
    11/15/2012

    I still need to read Black City. The covers for both books are so awesome. Great pick!
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  32. Hi Mary Ann,

    This book looks awesome!!!! With a Capital A!! ;) Thanks for visiting my WOW!! Hope you’re having a fantastic week.:-)
    Miss Vain’s Paranormal Fantasy recently posted..Review: The Opportunist by Tarryn FisherMy Profile

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