Waiting On Wednesday (57) Weather Witch (Weather Witch #1) by Shannon Delany

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

My choice for this week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Paperback, 336 pages
Expected publication: June 25th 2013 by St. Martin's Griffin

Synopsis From Goodreads:

In a vastly different and darker Philadelphia of 1844, steam power has been repressed, war threatens from deep, dark waters, and one young lady of high social standing is expecting a surprise at her seventeenth birthday party–but certainly not the one she gets!

Jordan Astraea, who has lived out all of her life in Philadelphia’s most exclusive neighborhood, is preparing to celebrate her birthday with friends, family and all the extravagance they might muster. The young man who is most often her dashing companion, Rowen Burchette, has told her a surprise awaits her and her best friend, Catrina Hollindale, wouldn’t miss this night for all the world!

But storm clouds are gathering and threatening to do far more than dampen her party plans because someone in the Astraea household has committed the greatest of social sins by Harboring a Weather Witch.

Another book about witches that comes out in June! (The other book is Star Cursed (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #2) by Jessica Spotswood.) I prefer reading contemporaries, but I am willing to give Weather Witch a chance because I (mostly) enjoyed reading Shannon Delany's 13 To Life series.

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. I haven't read many books about witches but this book sounds pretty interesting. Great pick! :)

  2. Interesting! I'm also a fan of witch books -- loved Born Wicked!!!
    Great pick ;)

  3. Great pick :D I think this is on my TBR list as well. I do love the cover!

    My WoW

  4. I love witch books and sadly haven't read many this year. I'll keep my eye out for this one.

  5. OOOOH YES! Cannot wait for this one! Simple because I looove Shannon's first series!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  6. I haven't come across the book before and I haven't read much witch books this year so this would be a great pick in that aspect.

    Here's my WoW!

    Sana @ artsy musings of a bibliophile

  7. This one does look really good! Witches, Historical...Possibly Steampunk? Yes. I'm all for it!!! Thanks for sharing! Thanks for visiting me!
    xx, Inky@ Book Haven Extraordinaire

  8. This is a new one to me. I haven't read many witch books, but I'm always looking for new books to check out! Thanks for sharing! :)

  9. I haven't read many witch books but this one sounds interesting! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my post!

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

  10. This sounds amazing!! I haven't heard of it before, great choice. Please check out my WoW!

    We're also doing a giveaway that ends today, see if you want a copy of Delusion.

    Anna @ Wandering Librarians

  11. This sounds like a pretty interesting read, I'm going to keep my eyes out for it! Thanks for stopping by my WOW =)

  12. I don't think I've ever seen this one, but it looks fabulous. I love stories about witches and I defintiely love that cover. Great pick!

  13. Hadn't heard of this book before, but I like the sound of it! Thanks for stopping by my wow.

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  14. Great pick! I haven't heard of this one yet but it sounds good. Definitely going to check it out because I really enjoy stories with witches.

    Thanks for visiting my post!

  15. Great pick! I like the sound of this one.

  16. This sounds really interesting! I hadn't heard of it before, but I really like the synopsis. Thanks for sharing!


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