Wednesday, 29 April 2015

Waiting On Wednesday #119 - All The Birds In The Sky


Waiting On Wednesday, where we put the spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating, is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week's choice is -

 All The Birds In The Sky - Charlie Jane Anders
ISBN - 9780765379948
Publisher - Tor
Release date - February 2 2016
Find - Goodreads 


From the editor-in-chief of io9.com, a stunning novel about the end of the world--and the beginning of our future

Childhood friends Patricia Delfine and Laurence Armstead didn't expect to see each other again, after parting ways under mysterious circumstances during high school. After all, the development of magical powers and the invention of a two-second time machine could hardly fail to alarm one's peers and families.

But now they're both adults, living in the hipster mecca San Francisco, and the planet is falling apart around them. Laurence is an engineering genius who's working with a group that aims to avert catastrophic breakdown through technological intervention into the changing global climate. Patricia is a graduate of Eltisley Maze, the hidden academy for the world's magically gifted, and works with a small band of other magicians to secretly repair the world's every-growing ailments. Little do they realize that something bigger than either of them, something begun years ago in their youth, is determined to bring them together--to either save the world, or plunge it into a new dark ages.


A deeply magical, darkly funny examination of life, love, and the apocalypse. - Goodreads


Charlie Jane Anders is the Editor of io9.com so I've been waiting to hear more news about her debut novel. The cover is by the ridiculously talented Will Staehle and makes me want to read it even more. A long wait though as All The Birds In The Sky is a 2016 release!!!
 

3 comments:

  1. WOW! This sounds really cool and it's totally new to me! I really like that cover, too. Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My WoW

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  2. Great choice - I featured this one last week. :)

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  3. Hmm, sounds interesting. Shame it doesn't come out until next year, but I'm sure there will be plenty of fuss about it nearer to the release.
    ~Ailsa | The Book Bundle

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