Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday - 2/6/13

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week my Waiting on Wednesday book is
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The Runaway King: Book 2 of the Ascendance Trilogy by Jennifer Neilson
Release Date: March 1st,  2013
Publisher: Scholoastic Press
Length: 352 pages
ISBN: 978-0545284158

Synopsis from
A kingdom teetering on the brink of destruction. A king gone missing. Who will survive? Find out in the highly anticipated sequel to Jennifer A. Nielsen's blockbuster THE FALSE PRINCE!

Just weeks after Jaron has taken the throne, an assassination attempt forces him into a deadly situation. Rumors of a coming war are winding their way between the castle walls, and Jaron feels the pressure quietly mounting within Carthya. Soon, it becomes clear that deserting the kingdom may be his only hope of saving it. But the further Jaron is forced to run from his identity, the more he wonders if it is possible to go too far. Will he ever be able to return home again? Or will he have to sacrifice his own life in order to save his kingdom?

The stunning second installment of The Ascendance Trilogy takes readers on a roller-coaster ride of treason and murder, thrills and peril, as they journey with the Runaway King!


  1. I still haven't read False Prince, but I do have a copy of this one from ALA! I'm really excited to read both, I've heard they're amazing high fantasy reads for younger kids!

    Anna @ Literary Exploration
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  2. I just started reading this yesterday, and so far it's AMAZING! Great pick!