Waiting on Wednesday: Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1) by Jay Kristoff

Posted On 20 January 2016

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“Waiting On Wednesday” is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.  Every Wednesday we get to highlight a book that we’re really looking forward to.  This week: Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1) by Jay Kristoff.  Bit of a wait for this one August 2016:

Nevernight.jpgThe first in an epic new fantasy series from the New York Times bestselling author.

In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a school of assassins, seeking vengeance against the powers who destroyed her family.

Daughter of an executed traitor, Mia Corvere is barely able to escape her father’s failed rebellion with her life. Alone and friendless, she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god, hunted by the Senate and her father’s former comrades. But her gift for speaking with the shadows leads her to the door of a retired killer, and a future she never imagined.

Now, a sixteen year old Mia is apprenticed to the deadliest flock of assassins in the entire Republic — the Red Church. Treachery and trials await her with the Church’s halls, and to fail is to die. But if she survives to initiation, Mia will be inducted among the chosen of the Lady of Blessed Murder, and one step closer to the only thing she desires.





15 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle #1) by Jay Kristoff”

  1. Annette

    Gosh this has Star Wars and Game of Thrones vibes, I think I’m in LOVE! I also liked the idea that “she hides in a city built from the bones of a dead god”… It’s just… wow. Great pick! And I’ve not read anything by this author, so it’s great to get feedback from you re their writing to top it all off. Going to have to add this to my wish list now! Thank you. 🙂

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love the sound of this one. Can’t wait for it to release (although I’ll have to!)
      Lynn 😀

  2. sydneyeditor1

    Jay Kristoff is a co-author on Illuminae isn’t he? That book has distracted ne from his ogher work, like this one! Good choice, here’s mine:http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/01/20/wow-river-road-by-carol-goodman/

    • @lynnsbooks

      I wasn’t aware of that so thanks. And thanks for stopping by.
      Lynn 😀

  3. Tammy

    I wish they would hurry up and reveal this cover already! I can’t wait to see what Jay does next, awesome pick:-D

    • @lynnsbooks

      I love the sound of this one – can’t wait for a cover too.
      Lynn 😀

  4. The Charmed Reader

    the only thing I’ve ever read by Jay Kristoff is Illuminae but I’ve been meaning to read his solo work for years! great choice! My WoW

    • @lynnsbooks

      Illuminae has such goods reviews – did you enjoy it? Thanks for stopping by.
      Lynn 😀

      • The Charmed Reader

        I actually really liked it! The formatting took a bit to get used to but I think it worked in the end!

      • @lynnsbooks

        Cool – I keep thinking I’d like to pick up a copy 😀

  5. Lisa (@TenaciousReader)

    I’m a sucker for assassins and schools. Both? Yep. I’m sold.

    • @lynnsbooks

      It does have a very intriguing write-up doesn’t it!
      Lynn 😀

  6. maddalena@spaceandsorcery

    The words “assassins guild” are all I need to be sold on this book – hook, line and sinker 🙂 It’s more than promising…

  7. Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

    I’ve been keeping my eye on this too – I’m really anxious to see the cover!

    • @lynnsbooks

      Yeah, I guess I should have waited really! but I couldn’t …

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