Wednesday 1 December 2010

Waiting on Wednesday #9

Karsten Knight
26 July, 2011

Ashline Wilde never received an instruction manual on how to be a 16-year-old Polynesian volcano goddess. If she had, it might have contained helpful warnings such as: 

• Dreaming about your (thankfully) mortal boyfriend may cause your bed to spontaneously combust 
• Oven mitts should be worn at all times during heavy make-out sessions 

Instead, Ash has to learn these life lessons the hard way as her dormant powers erupt at the most awkward times. In the wake of a hometown tragedy, Ash transfers to Blackwood Academy, a boarding school nestled in California’s redwoods, where a group of fellow gods-on-earth have mysteriously convened. As if sophomore year couldn’t get any worse, her storm goddess older sister, the wild and unpredictable Eve, resurfaces to haunt Ashline. With a war between the gods looming over Blackwood, Ash must master the fire smoldering within her before she clashes with her sister one final time, which leads us to life-lesson #3: 

• When warm and cold fronts collide, there’s guaranteed to be a storm. (goodreads)

This book sounds so awesome! And the cover is so amazing as well!

What are you waiting for?


  1. Definitely a great choice! I can't wait for this one either! It sounds so unique---I don't think there has ever been another YA novel about Polynesion Goddesses, has there? And that cover is just perfect!

    My WoW pick is here if you'd like to visit me!

  2. Nice pick. I am really am loving the cover of this. So different from the already released covers of 2011.

    Check out my WOW if you like at

  3. Oh my this sounds very good and unique. Great pick. Putting it on my wish list.

  4. This sounds great! I need to add it to my wishlist!

    My WoW is Last Sacrifice


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