Waiting on Wednesday 14

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that allows readers to showcase eagerly awaited upcoming releases.

This week I’ve picked Emilie and the Hollow World by Martha Wells

  • Expected publication: April 2nd 2013 by Strange Chemistry
  • Goodreads

While running away from home for reasons that are eminently defensible, Emilie’s plans to stow away on the steamship Merry Bell and reach her cousin in the big city go awry, landing her on the wrong ship and at the beginning of a fantastic adventure. Taken under the protection of Lady Marlende, Emilie learns that the crew hopes to use the aether currents and an experimental engine, and with the assistance of Lord Engal, journey to the interior of the planet in search of Marlende’s missing father. With the ship damaged on arrival, they attempt to traverse the strange lands on their quest.

But when evidence points to sabotage and they encounter the treacherous Lord Ivers, along with the strange race of the sea-lands, Emilie has to make some challenging decisions and take daring action if they are ever to reach the surface world again.

I have loved everything that Strange Chemistry has published so far, and so am highly anticipating anything and everything they put out! You can’t tell me this doesn’t sound like the best adventure ever!

Martha Wells is an accomplished writer of adult Fantasy, and I am greatly looking forward to reading her foray into YA literature.

I’d love to see what you are waiting on … please leave links and I’ll be sure to check them out!

10 comments on “Waiting on Wednesday 14

  1. This sounds great. I love the concept and cover.

  2. I hadn’t heard of this one before but it does look interesting, thanks for sharing! ^.^ If you would like to check out my Waiting On Wednesday you can do so here. 🙂

  3. This sounds like such an epic adventure!!! And I just love the Steampunk elements it’s got in there 😀 Thanks for spotlighting it Shaheen and I hope you’ll love it when it comes out!

  4. This sounds like YA Steampunk…. I am excited. Plus, this aether thing is making me thing of Griffin in Kady Cross’s Steampunk Chronicles. Thanks for highlighting this!

    I haven’t personally read anything of Strange Chemistry’s yet, but I do have Broken waiting on my Kindle.

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW post 😀

  5. Ooh what a gorgeous cover! Thanks for sharing this one – it looks amazing.

  6. I’m a Martha Wells fan, her Raksura series is awesome. Did you read it? I am eagerly awaiting her new book too. 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by my WOW.
    Dragana @ Bookworm Dreams
    Check out what I am waiting for this Wednesday…

  7. Never heard of that one.
    Here is mine
    WOW of Omega

  8. Haven’t heard of this one before. Sounds like an interesting adventure. I haven’t read many where the main character is a stowaway on a ship. Sucks that she ended up on the wrong one?!
    My WOW

  9. Strange Chemistry have put out some freaking awesome books. I am basically looking forward to all their things.

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