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March 11, 2015

WoW: Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

Waiting on Wednesday
"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
The first book in a new trilogy from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Rae Carson. A young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold must flee her home, taking her on a sweeping and dangerous journey across Gold Rush–era America.

Lee Westfall has a secret. She can sense the presence of gold in the world around her. Veins deep beneath the earth, pebbles in the river, nuggets dug up from the forest floor. The buzz of gold means warmth and life and home—until everything is ripped away by a man who wants to control her. Left with nothing, Lee disguises herself as a boy and takes to the trail across the country. Gold was discovered in California, and where else could such a magical girl find herself, find safety? Rae Carson, author of the acclaimed Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, dazzles with this new fantasy that subverts both our own history and familiar fantasy tropes.

Walk on Earth a Stranger, the first book in this new trilogy, introduces—as only Rae Carson can—a strong heroine, a perilous road, a fantastical twist, and a slow-burning romance. Includes a map and author’s note on historical research.
I really liked The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson so I can't wait to read what the author brings with this new series.

Expected publication: September 22nd 2015 by Greenwillow Books

16 comments:

  1. I am unbelievably excited for this. GOLD RUSH! POWERS! Squee!
    It looks epic.

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  2. I really enjoyed the girl of fire and thorns a lot! I'm planning on reading the sequel this month and i'm so excited. This cover is gorgeous

    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

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  3. Great pick. That cover is amazing!

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  4. Wow this is a stunning cover great pick.

    My WOW http://readingawaythedays.blogspot.co.uk/2015/03/waiting-on-wednesday-30.html

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  5. You got me at the gorgeous cover, but the summary also sounds good. Great pick!

    My WoW

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  6. I am so excited for this one. Rae Carson is an amazing author. Thanks for sharing :)
    My WoW: http://saraella.com/2015/03/waiting-on-wednesday-shades-of-doon.html

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  7. YESSSS THIS ONE SOUNDS AMAZINGGGGGGG. Fantasy/historical during the Gold Rush? EEPS YES

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