Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (34) Darkness Before Dawn


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating! Want to participate? Post your own WOW entry on your blog, and leave your link at Breaking the Spine.


Darkness Before Dawn by J.A. London
Publication Date: May 29, 2012
Publisher: HarperTeen
Pages: 272

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Goodreads Synopsis

This electrifying new trilogy blends the best of paranormal and dystopian storytelling in a world where the war is over. And the vampires won. 

Humans huddle in their walled cities, supplying blood in exchange for safety. But not even that is guaranteed. Dawn has lost her entire family and now reluctantly serves as the delegate to Lord Valentine, the most powerful vampire for miles. It isn’t until she meets Victor, Valentine’s son, that she realizes not all vampires are monsters.... 

Darkness Before Dawn is a fresh new story with captivating characters, unexpected plot twists, a fascinating setting, and a compelling voice. Written under the name J. A. London by a talented mother-son team, the trilogy is perfect for fans of True Blood and the House of Night and Morganville Vampires series .

The whole concept of this book blows my mind. I guess that I have never given much thought to vampires taking over. You always see the stories over vampires hiding in the shadows or trying to mask their existence. It will be a whole new reading experience to see it the other way around.
And you know me. I need to have that romance in my books. A world of monsters with one being the exception? Count me in! Can't wait!

What are you waiting for??

6 comments:

Amy @ Turn the Page (YA) said...

I do like the concept of this one, how the vampires are in control. Good choice!

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Petra @ Safari Poet said...

I love the sound of this as well.The cover reminds me of Lauren Kate's Fallen series covers.

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Jaskirat@SeeitORreadit said...

I love the cover of this one!!!! It's soooooo gorgeous and I love the fact that it's about vampires!!! It DOES look like the Fallen books :)

Thanks for sharing...Great pick!!!

Jaskirat~SeeitORreadit

Ashley said...

Your blog is so pretty! Thanks for sharing

Here's mine
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Kandee said...

This one looks soo pretty, i agree, it does look like Fallen. It's pretty amazing. Thanks for sharing it, I hadn't heard about this one.

brokenpenguins said...

It's very spooky to think vampires would take over. But I'd like to think they'd be too self interested to actually get their act together (just look at the Occupy Movement!). Awesome book idea though. Will check it out.

PS. I am your Bookworm Secret Santa! I hope you had a fabulous holiday and that Eden and Blood Red Road are an awesome read.

~ Farah @ Broken Penguins