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Wednesday, May 7, 2014

WoW [103] - Skin Game

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine. It's about spotlighting an upcoming release that we're eagerly anticipating. Below is my pick for the week!


Skin Game - Jim Butcher
Release Date: May 27th 2014

Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard, is about to have a very bad day….

Because as Winter Knight to the Queen of Air and Darkness, Harry never knows what the scheming Mab might want him to do. Usually, it’s something awful.

He doesn’t know the half of it….

Mab has just traded Harry’s skills to pay off one of her debts. And now he must help a group of supernatural villains—led by one of Harry’s most dreaded and despised enemies, Nicodemus Archleone—to break into the highest-security vault in town so that they can then access the highest-security vault in the Nevernever.

It’s a smash-and-grab job to recover the literal Holy Grail from the vaults of the greatest treasure hoard in the supernatural world—which belongs to the one and only Hades, Lord of the freaking Underworld and generally unpleasant character. Worse, Dresden suspects that there is another game afoot that no one is talking about. And he’s dead certain that Nicodemus has no intention of allowing any of his crew to survive the experience. Especially Harry.

Dresden’s always been tricky, but he’s going to have to up his backstabbing game to survive this mess—assuming his own allies don’t end up killing him before his enemies get the chance...

Why I am waiting:
I've read the first few books in the series and have most of the others. Love, love, LOVE the ones I've read so far. I didn't really notice this until recently but I read very few books written by men. But JButcher is one of the few that always makes my to be read list.

What book are you waiting on this week?

7 comments:

  1. One day I'll have to go back to this series, I was a little mixed by book 1 but haven't read more. SOme told me it's better as we progress in the books.

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    1. It gets better as you go, at least for me. I think I've read to book 6 or so.

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  2. I'm so behind in this series, you just reminded how much I need to catch up. It is a great series.
    Thanks :)

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  3. so behind, but so love Jim Butcher!

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  4. Haven't read this but I think my son would enjoy this very much

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  5. man, I friggin love this series. Oh Harry Dresden with his sexy non sexy self. But his brother Thomas...whew!

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  6. I have Storm Front sitting on my kindle staring at me every time I turn it on . . . need to read it SOON ;)

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