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Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Hey there, lovely roses. It's time for that weekly meme by Jill at Breaking the Spine again. It's a pretty awesome excuse to admire gorgeous covers and find yet more books to add to my TBR that really doesn't need any help.

Stormbringers (The Order of Darkness, #2)
Philippa Gregory
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Release Date: June 4, 2013
The second book in a YA quartet filled with intrigue, mystery, and romance, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Philippa Gregory.
Italy, 1453. Luca and Isolde grow more and more attracted to each other as they continue their journey to unravel the mysteries throughout Christendom. But their travels are delayed by the uprising of an intense religious crusade that threatens the balance of the civilized world. Death lingers in the air as war ravages on, but this religious conflict is nothing compared to the arrival of an intense and deadly storm.
Caught in the midst of unimaginable chaos, Luca and Isolde must rely on one another in order to survive.
The second in Philippa Gregory’s four-book series delves further into a forbidden romance and an epic quest. And the tension builds as secrets about The Order of Darkness are finally revealed...

First things first. I'm not thrilled with the cover change at all. I really liked the original cover of Changeling. It was sexy, dramatic, and beautiful. These new ones could have an appeal, but they really don't. They're boring and unimpressive and look cheap. So, really upset about that.

However, I still really want to read this one. I love all of the characters and can't wait to read about the next part of their journey. I'm super thrilled to read about more romance blossoming, and I hope it isn't too clich├ęd.

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13 comments:

  1. It took me a minute to realize what book this was. I didn't know this book had a cover change :(

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  2. Haven't heard of the series but it's quite interesting. Thanks for sharing!

    Here's my Waiting on Wednesday
    Karina @ Couchpotatoreader

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  3. That is a different cover but it's okay. Haven't read this series but looks good!
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  4. Haven't read the first one yet, but this sounds like it will be great. I need to check out this series. Nice pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

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  5. I have to agree with you about the covers. :(
    I have this one on my TBR. :)

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  6. Looks great! The cover is amazing. I'll have to check out the first novel!!
    Beth @ YA Vixens

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  7. I keep meaning to check out Changeling, but I never seem to get around to it, probably because I don't think they have it at my library. :( I think I will just have to buy it, especially now that the sequel is coming out.

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  8. O-M-G this sounds awesome! Adding it to my TBR! Thanks for sharing and new follower!

    Diayll @ Mother/Gamer/Writer
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  9. Uhhh, I didn't even recognize the book! I've heard of this series, but I haven't read it. However, it sounds very! I'll have to check it out! Great pick!
    Cheers!

    Millie @ Millie D's Words
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  10. I completely agree about the cover changes! I haven't started this series yet, but it's on my list! Here’s my WoW post!
    ~ Jen @ A Book and a Latte

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  11. I actually really like this cover! The cover to Changeling, the first book (I'm assuming), before it was redone, was atrocious. And I actually hated Changeling, A LOT. But I will continue the series! Nice choice :)

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  12. Got to say you picked out an interesting book for this week. Hope you enjoy it! Here is my WoW for this week!

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  13. I also hate the cover change :( I don't know why they keep doing this.. I still have to read the first book, but I have it on the shelves for this year. Great pick.

    WoW - Mel@thedailyprophecy.

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