Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating.
Have you ever seen the show (or the TV movies) The Librarians on TBS? Well, when I saw the synopsis for this book it immediately reminded me of it. And I have to say I’m a huge fan 😀 I have a soft-spot for historical fiction but when you blend it with a bit of science fiction and fantasy I get grabby hands. Needless to say I cannot wait for this book!!Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine
Series: The Great Library, #1
Published by Penguin on 2015-07-07
Length: 352 pages
In an exhilarating new series, New York Times bestselling author Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time.…
Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly—but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden.
Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the Library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market. Jess has been sent to be his family’s spy, but his loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to enter the Library’s service.
When he inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the Great Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than any human life—and soon both heretics and books will burn.…
What are you not-so-patiently waiting on this Wednesday?