Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (9)

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming books whose releases are being eagerly awaited. Bloggers are encouraged to join in and post about the book(s) they're looking forward to reading. Here is mine: 

OPPRESSION, (Children of the Gods Book #1), by Jessica Therrien
Expected Publication: February 28th by ZOVA Books

Synopsis: OPPRESSION tells the story of a young woman who discovers that she belongs to a secret society of individuals with extraordinarily long life spans and unusual abilities. Fearful of prophecies about their only daughter, her parents kept her hidden from the world – and the society – for as long as they could. But when their own untimely deaths leave her to fend for herself, the truth of her origins and the fateful prophecy find her at last. Joining the ranks of such widely popular works as the Twilight Saga, The Hunger Games, and the Mortal Instruments series, Mrs. Therrien's paranormal romance/adventure promises to be the next fan-favorite in its genre. 

Why OPPRESSION? I've been following Jessica Therrien's publishing journey for a few months now, via her blogspot, and I have to say she's such a sweet, interesting person. Her blog posts about OPRESSION (previously titled The Descendants) made it sound utterly intriguing, and definitely a book worth waiting for.  The cover was only released very recently - a few days before Christmas, I believe! - and I love it. The darkness pressing in on Elyse really fits the title, and the fact that her eyes are closed makes me think of how completely unaware she is of the truth. Click here for a sneak peek at the novel. 


  1. I haven't heard of this one before. It sounds intriguing! Great choice! Thank you for sharing it!


  2. Wow That sounds fantastic and I admit, I love the cover!
    Danny @ Bewitched Bookworms

  3. Oh wow I love this cover! It's the first time I hear of this book!

    Xpresso Reads

  4. Haven't heard of this one, but looks intriguing - thanks for sharing!

    My WoW is at YA Yeah Yeah if you'd like to take a look.

  5. Yay!!! This is my WoW as well. I am so excited about this book!!!

  6. This one looks like a pretty great one! :)

  7. Wow! So sweet of you to post this :) Thanks so much. Can't wait for you to read it!

  8. It is a gorgeous cover. And I'm waiting for this book for the same reason you are - I've been following Jessica's blog and publication journey for a few months now. It's nice to share in someone else's excitement!

  9. I like your blog! It's really cute! :)