Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine to spotlight an upcoming release that we're excited about. This week I'm waiting on Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness.

Shortly after Diana Bishop and Matthew Clairmont timewalk to London, 1590, they discover that the past may not provide a safe haven after all. Reclaiming his former identity as poet and spy Matthew Roydon, the vampire falls back in step with a group of radicals known as the School of Night who share dangerous ideas about God, science, and man. Many of his friends are unruly daemons - the creative minds of the age who walk the fine line between genius and madness - including playwright Christopher Marlowe and mathematician Thomas Harriot. Matthew, himself, is expected to continue to spy for Queen Elizabeth, which puts him in close contact with London's cutthroat underworld.

Together, Matthew and Diana scour the bookstalls and alchemical laboratories of London where they follow the elusive trail of Ashmole 782 - and search for the witch who will teach Diana to control her powers.
(Summary from Goodreads)

You might remember that I  reviewed Discovery of Witches back in April, and loved the book. I've been waiting impatiently for the sequel and am delighted that I have only six short months for it to come out. If you haven't read Discovery of Witches, do it. Soon. But make sure you clear out a couple days because it's massive.

Shadow of Night comes out July 10.


  1. Man I'd kill to get this book early!! And then I'd share it with everyone else who needed it yesterday!!

  2. Very tempting and enticing...thanks for sharing.

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  3. Haven't heard of that one!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

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  4. haven't heard of this one, but it sounds interesting! great pick. :D

  5. Hadn't heard of this before, but it sounds awesome! I'll definitely have to check out the first one. Thanks for sharing!

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  6. Great pick! I haven't heard of this one yet but it sounds interesting!

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  7. Oh I have Discovery of Witches on my shelf unread I should get to it soon!

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  8. Nice! I've heard great things re: Discovery of Witches! I should look into reading it :) Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. I've been dying to read Discovery of Witches. I had no idea a sequel was in the works. Dang. Guess I better get my read on. LOL

  10. I haven't heard of this one yet. I'll keep my eye on this one.

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