Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Waiting On Wednesday #164 - Fate Of Flames

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 -


Fate of Flames (Effigies #1) - Sarah Raughley
ISBN - 9781481466776
Publisher - Simon Pulse
Release date - November 22 2016

Four girls with the power to control the elements and save the world from a terrible evil must come together in the first epic novel in a brand-new series.

When Phantoms - massive beasts made from nightmares and darkness - suddenly appeared and began terrorizing the world, four girls, the Effigies, each gained a unique power to control one of the classical elements: earth, air, fire, and water. Since then, four girls across the world have continually fought against the Phantoms, fulfilling their cosmic duty. And when one Effigy dies, another girl gains her power as a replacement.

But now, with technologies in place to protect the world’s major cities from Phantom attacks, the Effigies have stopped defending humanity and, instead, have become international celebrities, with their heroic feats ranked, televised, and talked about in online fandoms.

Until the day that New York City’s protection against the Phantoms fails, a man seems to be able to control them by sheer force of will, and Maia, a high school student, unexpectedly becomes the Fire Effigy.

Now Maia has been thrown into battle with three girls who want nothing to do with one another. But with the first human villain that the girls have ever faced, and an army of Phantoms preparing for attack, there isn’t much time for the Effigies to learn how to work together.

Can the girls take control of their destinies before the world is destroyed forever?


I quite enjoyed Sarah Raughley's first book, Feather Bound, so I'm intrigued to read her second effort. Plus being able to control the elements and monsters made from nightmares and darkness sound pretty cool! 

10 comments:

  1. This one does sound good! Hope you enjoy :-) Here's my WoW if you'd like to stop by my blog.

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    1. It does sound good, love alternate versions of cities so looking forward to it!

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  2. Wow, that sounds very interesting and I like the cover :-) Hope you´ll enjoy.
    best wishes
    Vi @Gone With The Books
    http://www.gonewiththebooks.com/2016/06/waiting-on-wednesday-10-cream-of-crop.html

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    1. I love the cover too, let's hope the book lives up to it!

      Thanks for stopping by :)

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  3. Oh my, everything about this is just all sorts of awesome! A great pick! here's mine http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/06/29/wow-black-teeth/

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  4. This one sounds really cool and I've had my eye on it for some time. It must be increasing in popularity because I have been seeing it around a lot lately.

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  5. Found this one a few weeks ago. It seems really exciting. Hope we all enjoy it :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

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  6. Yayy, second time i've seen this book on wow. I'm gonna have to add it to my list. Thanks for sharing. :)

    My Wow

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  7. This book is new to me. Thanks for sharing!
    Happy Reading! <a href="http://paulettespapers.com/?p=10825”>Dani @ Paulette’s Papers</a>

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  8. New book for me. It went right on my TBR. Thanks for sharing. Happy reading. Waiting on Weds @Libby Blog

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