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Waiting on Wednesday

28449207Title: Strange The Dreamer

Series:  Strange the Dreamer #1

Author: Laini Taylor

Publication Date: March 28th, 2017

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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Summary: A new epic fantasy by National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Laini Taylor of the Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy.

The dream chooses the dreamer, not the other way around— and Lazlo Strange, war orphan and junior librarian, has always feared that his dream chose poorly. Since he was five years old he’s been obsessed with the mythic lost city of Weep, but it would take someone bolder than he to cross half the world in search of it. Then a stunning opportunity presents itself, in the person of a hero called the Godslayer and a band of legendary warriors, and he has to seize his chance to lose his dream forever.

What happened in Weep two hundred years ago to cut it off from the rest of the world? What exactly did the Godslayer slay that went by the name of god? And what is the mysterious problem he now seeks help in solving?

The answers await in Weep, but so do more mysteries—including the blue-skinned goddess who appears in Lazlo’s dreams. How did he dream her before he knew she existed? and if all the gods are dead, why does she seem so real?

In this sweeping and breathtaking new novel by National Book Award finalist Laini Taylor, author of the New York Times bestselling Daughter of Smoke & Bone trilogy, the shadow of the past is as real as the ghosts who haunt the citadel of murdered gods. Fall into a mythical world of dread and wonder, moths and nightmares, love and carnage.

Welcome to Weep.

Why I’m Desperately Waiting: Now i have only read one of the Smoke & Bone Trilogy but i absolutely adored every word and wanted to explore that world even more. When i heard that Laini Taylor was coming out with a new story, I knew it would not only be beautifully written but also extremely interesting. And the synopsis does not disappoint. I love mythical sounding worlds and that is exactly what Strange the Dreamer seems to promise. Sign me up!

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23 year old Mechanical Engineer that likes to read a lot in her spare time as well as take pictures of the books she reads.

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