Waiting on Wednesday (#39): Storm Siren by Mary Weber

waiting on wednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a meme created by Breaking the Spine in which on Wednesdays you post a book that you are waiting to be released.

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storm sirenStorm Siren by Mary Weber
Series: Storm Siren #1
Publishing by: Thomas Nelson / HarperCollins on August 19th 2014
Genre: Fantasy, Adventure, Young Adult
Pages: 320

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“I raise my chin as the buyers stare. Yes. Look. You don’t want me. Because, eventually, accidentally, I will destroy you.”

In a world at war, a slave girl’s lethal curse could become one kingdom’s weapon of salvation. If the curse—and the girl—can be controlled.

As a slave in the war-weary kingdom of Faelen, seventeen-year-old Nym isn’t merely devoid of rights, her Elemental kind are only born male and always killed at birth — meaning, she shouldn’t even exist.

Standing on the auction block beneath smoke-drenched mountains, Nym faces her fifteenth sell. But when her hood is removed and her storm-summoning killing curse revealed, Nym is snatched up by a court advisor and given a choice: be trained as the weapon Faelen needs to win the war, or be killed.

Choosing the former, Nym is unleashed into a world of politics, bizarre parties, and rumors of an evil more sinister than she’s being prepared to fight . . . not to mention the handsome trainer whose dark secrets lie behind a mysterious ability to calm every lightning strike she summons.

But what if she doesn’t want to be the weapon they’ve all been waiting for?

Set in a beautifully eclectic world of suspicion, super abilities, and monsters, Storm Siren is a story of power. And whoever controls that power will win.

This sounds like a great fantasy book! I haven’t read much of fantasy, but it’s definitely an interesting genre. I’m really excited to read this one, those that received ARC’s have been giving it pretty high ratings so I have faith! I think I will like it. :)

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