Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme held by Jill at Breaking the Spine to feature upcoming books that we can't wait to get our hands on.
Title: Ruin and Rising
Author: Leigh Bardugo
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Date of Release: June 17, 2014
Goodreads Description: The capital has fallen. The Darkling rules Ravka from his shadow throne. Now
the nation's fate rests with a broken Sun Summoner, a disgraced
tracker, and the shattered remnants of a once-great magical army. Deep
in an ancient network of tunnels and caverns, a weakened Alina must
submit to the dubious protection of the Apparat and the zealots who
worship her as a Saint. Yet her plans lie elsewhere, with the hunt for
the elusive firebird and the hope that an outlaw prince still survives. Alina
will have to forge new alliances and put aside old rivalries as she and
Mal race to find the last of Morozova's amplifiers. But as she begins
to unravel the Darkling's secrets, she reveals a past that will forever
alter her understanding of the bond they share and the power she wields.
The firebird is the one thing that stands between Ravka and
destruction - and claiming it could cost Alina the very future she’s
Why am I waiting? Hello, have you not read this series?! I need to be reunited with the Darkling and Sturmhond!