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March 21, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday – Rift (Nightshade Prequel #1) by Andrea Cremer

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…

Chronicling the rise of the Keepers, this is the stunning prequel to Andrea Cremer’s internationally bestselling Nightshade trilogy!

Before Calla Tor, there was Ember Morrow

Sixteen-year-old Ember Morrow is promised to a group called Conatus after one of their healers saves her mother’s life. Once she arrives, Ember finds joy in wielding swords, learning magic, and fighting the encroaching darkness loose in the world. She also finds herself falling in love with her mentor, the dashing, brooding, and powerful Barrow Hess. When the knights realize Eira, one of their leaders, is dabbling in dark magic, Ember and Barrow must choose whether to follow Eira into the nether realm or to pledge their lives to destroying her and her kind.

With action, adventure, magic, and tantalizing sensuality, this book is as fast-paced and breathtaking as the Nightshade novels.

Expected Release Date: August 7, 2012
Publisher: Philomel Books/Penguin
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12 Comments

  1. kimba88
    3/21/2012

    This sounds awesome..the nightshade series is on my wishlist

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  2. ashelynn hetland
    3/21/2012

    great pick! I love the cover for this one, and am really excited for this book despite not liking Wolfsbane (and I haven't read Bloodrose yet. I just REALLY loved Nightshade!)

    my WOW.

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  3. Danica Page
    3/21/2012

    I really need to read the Nightsade series. I loved the cover on this one and I definitely will check this out after I read Nightshade. Thanks for sharing.

    Here's my WoW/WWW post

    Happy Reading!

    ~Danica Page
    Taking It One Page at a Time

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  4. I think I need to read Nightshade soon! This one sounds so good! Great pick :)

    Check out our WoW picks this week

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  5. I'm really excited about this one too! I loved the Nightshade series so I'm excited to see what happened before. Also really loved Andrea Cremer's writing so I think I will enjoy this series as well.
    My WOW

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  6. Von @ Mr. Book Wonder
    3/21/2012

    I'm also excited for this one! I love the fierce lady in the cover!

    Von
    Mr. Book Wonder

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  7. Jennifer
    3/21/2012

    Can't wait to read this. Love the cover. Thanks for sharing :)

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  8. Amy
    3/21/2012

    Love your pick! I have to say that Wednesday is my favorite day because I find so many great books to add to my shelf. And this one will definitely be added! Thank you for sharing! :)

    Here's mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-15.html

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  9. Mandi Kaye
    3/21/2012

    Every time I see this cover, I think of Xena. Which makes me want to immediately pick up this book!

    My WoW Pick

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  10. Like the person above me every time I see this cover I think Xena. It does look really good though :)

    My WoW@BloodSweatandBooks Or Check Out My International Giveaway

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  11. Carina
    3/21/2012

    So far I've only read the first book of this series, but since I've enjoyed that one, I don't think I'll wait too long to read the others (as well as this prequel). Great pick! :)

    Carina
    Fictional Distraction

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  12. Lauren0025
    3/22/2012

    I LOVE – “She can battle darkness, but she can't fight love” that's a great tagline!

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