Waiting on Wednesday: THE VALIANT & THE CALL

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.
 Nancy's WOW

Holy Canoli! Lesley Livingston has another book coming out!!! I have been a big fan of Lesley since her Fae series years ago and have enjoyed everything she has put out since then. Unfortunately it has been a bit of dry spell but I am so glad to see her name back out on the book world and The Valiant sounds amazing. Don't get me started on the book cover that is equally enthralling. It makes me think all gladiator and grrrrrr. Woman power!!

The Valiant
by Lesley Livingston 
ISBN-13: 978-0448493787
Publisher: Razorbill
Pages: 288

The youngest daughter of a proud Celtic king, Fallon has always lived in the shadow of her older sister Sorcha's legendary reputation as a warrior. But when Fallon was a young child, the armies of Julius Caesar invaded the island of Britain and her beloved older sister was killed in battle.

On the eve of her seventeenth birthday, Fallon is excited to follow in her sister's footsteps and earn her rightful place in her father's royal war band. But she never gets the chance. Instead, Fallon is captured by a band of ruthless brigands who sell her to an exclusive training school for female gladiators—and its most influential patron is none other than Julius Caesar himself. In a cruel twist of fate, Fallon's worst enemy, the man who destroyed her family, might be her only hope of survival.

Now, Fallon must overcome vicious rivalries, chilling threats and the dangerous attention of Caesar himself to survive the deadly fights that take place both in and out of the arena—and claim her place in history among the Valiant. 


A new horror book right in time for Halloween. YES!

by Peadar O'Guilin
Release Date: August 30th 2016

The Hunger Games meets horror in this unforgettable thriller where only one thing is certain . . . you will be Called.

Thousands of years ago, humans banished the Sidhe fairy race to another dimension. The beautiful, terrible Sidhe have stewed in a land of horrors ever since, plotting their revenge . . . and now their day has come.

Fourteen-year-old Nessa lives in a world where every teen will be "Called." It could come in the middle of the day, it could come deep in the night. But one instant she will be here, and the next she will wake up naked and alone in the Sidhe land. She will be spotted, hunted down, and brutally murdered. And she will be sent back in pieces by the Sidhe to the human world . . . unless she joins the rare few who survive for twenty-four hours and escape unscathed.

Nessa trains with her friends at an academy designed to maximize her chances at survival. But as the days tick by and her classmates go one by one, the threat of her Call lurks ever closer . . . and with it the threat of an even more insidious danger closer to home.


  1. The Valiant sounds outstanding. Fab pick!! Will be checking that one out.

    Feel free to pop over and check out my WOW.And Latest Review. on the blog :)

    Shubba @ Wee Shubba's World.

    1. I'm sooooo excited for The Chemist. Call me an optimist!

  2. The Valiant is on my TBR already - Can't wait! The Call looks creepy but oh so interesting. I've added that to my list too!

    My #WoW is on my blog

    1. Your pick is on my TBR, too! It looks pretty unique

  3. The Valiant sounds so good! Ii will definitely be adding this one to my TBR and waiting anxiously for its release! I am staying away from The Call though! I hate horror or suspense.

    Sam @ Paper Cuts

    1. I'm pretty sure Nancy will be staying away from The Call since it's a freezer book ;)

  4. Ooh nice! Seeing a lot of the first one while the second is new to me! Both look exciting!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

    1. EEEEE I can't wait for Torch, either! It's killing me to not read it till closer to launch

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