Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Valkyrie Rising

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we cannot wait to get our hands on.
I am waiting on:
Valkyrie RisingTitle: Valkyrie Rising
Author: Ingrid Paulson
Publisher: HarperTeen

Nothing ever happens in Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. And maybe she’ll finally get out from under the shadow of her way-too-perfect big brother, Graham, while she’s there.
What Ellie doesn’t anticipate is Graham’s infuriating best friend, Tuck, tagging along for the trip. Nor did she imagine boys going missing amid rumors of impossible kidnappings. Least of all does she expect something powerful and ancient to awaken in her and that strange whispers would urge Ellie to claim her place among mythological warriors. Instead of peace and quiet, there’s suddenly a lot for a girl from L.A. to handle on a summer sojourn in Norway! And when Graham vanishes, it’s up to Ellie—and the ever-sarcastic, if undeniably alluring Tuck—to uncover the truth about all the disappearances and thwart the nefarious plan behind them.
Deadly legends, hidden identities, and tentative romance swirl together in one girl’s unexpectedly-epic coming of age.

Why am I waiting?
It sounds really good for one, and I love the cover. 
It is unique, and I like that is it set in Norway. I am sure it is going to be an action pack awesome book!

What are you waiting on?
Leave me a link so I can check it out!

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Unknown said...

I like that it is set in Norway too! I've never read anything about a Valkyrie. Plus she falls for her brother's friend so there is romance too.

Unknown said...

Mmmm, sounds like something I'd definitely want to read! I'm gonna go add it to my TBR list :)

I'm a new GFC follower btw :)

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Becky said...

I have seen this book mentioned on many WoW posts in the past. Definitely seems like an interesting read. Added to my list :)

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Anonymous said...

This is my WoW for this week too ! :D
I'm kind of excited for it to come out as well since it seems pretty awesome ! :)

Vee_Bookish said...

The girl on the cover of this really reminds me of Buffy!

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Fall Into Books said...

I'm waiting on this one too! There is just not enough written about Valkyries. Great pick!

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Anonymous said...

Like the setting and a great cover.

ellepaulette said...

Awesome pick that I am going to have to check out!

Thanks for sharing,
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Jennifer said...

I freaking love Valkyries so I am definitely checking this out. Thanks for sharing!

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Unabridged Bookshelf said...

@Jennifer M. I like that it is not something we usually see too!

@Vanya Thank you so much for following, it means the world to me!

@Becky I know it is popping up all over the place!

@Nick That is because we are both awesome! :)

@Vickie I didn't see the resemblance until you pointed it out!

@Fall into Books I know, and think that is why I am looking forward to it. Something Different!

@Tribute Mama I just love the cover, it is gorgeous.

@Jennifer It sounds so good, and I am happy to see all the Norse Mythology starting to pop up!

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