Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday 124: Dark Metropolis

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine

Name: Dark Metropolis
Author: Jaclyn Dolamore
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Release Date: June 17th, 2014
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Cabaret meets Cassandra Clare-a haunting magical thriller set in a riveting 1930s-esque world.

Sixteen-year-old Thea Holder's mother is cursed with a spell that's driving her mad, and whenever they touch, Thea is chilled by the magic, too. With no one else to contribute, Thea must make a living for both of them in a sinister city, where danger lurks and greed rules.
Thea spends her nights waitressing at the decadent Telephone Club attending to the glitzy clientele. But when her best friend, Nan, vanishes, Thea is compelled to find her. She meets Freddy, a young, magnetic patron at the club, and he agrees to help her uncover the city's secrets-even while he hides secrets of his own.

Together, they find a whole new side of the city. Unrest is brewing behind closed doors as whispers of a gruesome magic spread. And if they're not careful, the heartless masterminds behind the growing disappearances will be after them, too.

Perfect for fans of Cassandra Clare, this is a chilling thriller with a touch of magic where the dead don't always seem to stay that way.

My Thoughts:
Who here doesn't love a good magical thriller set in the past? This book looks fantastic and the cover is wonderful. I can't wait to read it!

What are your thoughts? What are you waiting for this week? Let us know in the comments!


  1. OOh interesting! This is new to me! Sounds like a good read!

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  2. Magic + historical fiction + great cover = epic! I have an ARC of this one but I haven't read it yet. Hopefully, it is as fabulous as it seems! Hope you have a terrific Wednesday, Jaime :)

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