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Wednesday, 20 February 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #17

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted over at Breaking the Spine , which allows us to show off the books we cannot wait to get our hands on :). 

                           Gameboard of the Gods - Richelle Mead

Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X, #1)

In a futuristic world nearly destroyed by religious extremists, Justin March lives in exile after failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims. But Justin is given a second chance when Mae Koskinen comes to bring him back to the Republic of United North America (RUNA). Raised in an aristocratic caste, Mae is now a member of the military’s most elite and terrifying tier, a soldier with enhanced reflexes and skills.

When Justin and Mae are assigned to work together to solve a string of ritualistic murders, they soon realize that their discoveries have exposed them to terrible danger. As their investigation races forward, unknown enemies and powers greater than they can imagine are gathering in the shadows, ready to reclaim the world in which humans are merely game pieces on their board.

Gameboard of the Gods, the first installment of Richelle Mead’s Age of X series, will have all the elements that have made her YA Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series such megasuccesses: sexy, irresistible characters; romantic and mythological intrigue; and relentless action and suspense.



  1. I have this to read but haven't started it yet. Great pick!!

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  2. Oh, wow! This sounds terrific and from a great author! Great pick-it's definitely going on my TBR list!

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    Michelle :)
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  3. Sounds good. Thanks for stopping by! :)

  4. Oooh, So this is the new series! I haven't read Bloodlines yet, but I know there will be at least one more book, so I'll wait til the whole series is out.

    Beth @ YA Vixens
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  5. So excited for this new series by Richelle Mead. Can't wait to get my hands on it. Great pick!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness
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  6. Rigid religious undertones can make for a great read. So much pent up frustration and worry that you're not measuring up, you know? Thanks for sharing! I hadn't heard of this one.

  7. I will read anything by Richelle Mead, but it helps when it sounds as awesome as this!

    Samantha @ Reading-AndCoffee

  8. This sounds interest concept, I'm intrigued to how she'll handle the religious aspect.

    Great pick! :)

  9. OOh nice! Read this one on Edelweiss like last week! It was pretty good too! Also saw it on Netgalley as well, they rejected my though. :P

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  10. I love all things Richelle Mead! Can't wait to get my hands on this one. Great pick :)

    Jaime @ Two Chicks On Books

  11. Super excited for this one too! I love Richelle Mead! All her YA and adult books are fantastic! Thanks for stopping by!


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