Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Waiting on Wednesday (#293): Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell


"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


This week, I'm featuring:


Sky Without Stars by Jessica Brody & Joanne Rendell
Book One of the System Divine series
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: March 26, 2019

Summary (from Goodreads):

A thief. An officer. A guardian. 

Three strangers, one shared destiny . . .

When the Last Days came, the planet of Laterre promised hope. A new life for a wealthy French family and their descendants. But five hundred years later, it’s now a place where an extravagant elite class reigns supreme; where the clouds hide the stars and the poor starve in the streets; where a rebel group, long thought dead, is resurfacing.

Whispers of revolution have begun—a revolution that hinges on three unlikely heroes…

Chatine is a street-savvy thief who will do anything to escape the brutal Regime, including spy on Marcellus, the grandson of the most powerful man on the planet.

Marcellus is an officer—and the son of a renowned traitor. In training to take command of the military, Marcellus begins to doubt the government he’s vowed to serve when his father dies and leaves behind a cryptic message that only one person can read: a girl named Alouette.

Alouette is living in an underground refuge, where she guards and protects the last surviving library on the planet. But a shocking murder will bring Alouette to the surface for the first time in twelve years…and plunge Laterre into chaos.

All three have a role to play in a dangerous game of revolution—and together they will shape the future of a planet.



I saw this cover reveal on the Riveted Lit website and I fell in love! The cover is amazing and the story sounds really cool. A re-imagining of Les Misérables is very unique indeed!

9 comments:

  1. Oh yeah- I think I just saw this one last week, and I'm definitely intrigued!

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  2. Oh my god? This sounds AMAZING! Also, "the last surviving library on the planet" Oh yes.

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  3. Nice! I'm curious about this one yet hesitant. Space books can be hit or miss for me. I will definitely be keeping an eye on it though since I loved Jessica's Unremembered trilogy! Hope you will love this one once you get to read it!

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  4. This sounds pretty unique, and I love that cover! Awesome choice😁

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  5. I haven't been reading too much YA lately, but I hope you enjoy the start of this series!
    My WoW

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  6. Oh, I didn't realize this was a re-telling of Les Mis. Intriguing!! Love the cover.

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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  7. Oooh haven't heard of this before, adding to my TBR :D

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  8. Oooh! Such a beautiful cover! Great pick!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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  9. Another great looking YA! I hope you'll love this one so you can write all about it, I'll probably wait for reviews before I decide whether or not to jump on it!

    Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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