Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It lets us all gush about what soon-to-be released books we are jumping-up-and-down excited for. 

The Historians 
by Trisha Leigh

coming July 30th, 2013

*If you could learn the identity of your one true love—even knowing you’d probably never meet—would you do it?*

Years have passed since refugees from a ruined earth took to space, eventually terraforming a new system of planets. Science has not only made the leaps necessary to allow time travel, but the process engineered a strange side effect—predicting people’s one true love.

The problem? If only one soul ever has been born, or will be born, that perfectly matches yours, the chances the two will exist in the same time and place are almost zero. It’s rare enough that the predictions have been reduced to a game, a parlor trick, and no one expects a happily ever after with their True.

*If you had the chance to meet your one true love—even knowing you couldn’t be together—would you go?*

Seventeen-year-old Kaia Vespasian is an apprentice to the Historians—a group charged with using time travel to document the triumphs and failures of the past—and can’t resist a peek at her long-dead one true love. Before she knows it, she’s broken every rule in the book, and the consequences of getting caught could be disastrous.

*If you could save your one true love from a terrible, untimely death, would you be able to resist?*

When Oz Truman, a fellow apprentice, discovers Kaia’s secret, he shows her the predicted trajectories that could result her from altering the history of ancient Egypt. They prove that if Kaia doesn’t ensure her True dies as he’s supposed to, the effect on the present will be catastrophic.

*Would you have the strength to watch them die?*

But when Kaia she notices Oz popping up in historical archives where he doesn’t belong, she suspects he has a secret of his own—and the conspiracy she uncovers breaks worse rules than traveling to ancient Egypt to meet a boy.

If Kaia’s experience with her one true love has taught her anything, it’s that no alteration to history comes without consequences. The Historians trained her to observe and record the past, but Kaia never guessed she might have to protect it—especially not from the people she trusts.

My thoughts: So..epically long description, but Trisha Leigh's Whispers in Autumn was one of my favorites so far this year, so I am super excited to see another series pop up from her.  I love time travel stories, and this one definitely sounds like it's got such an interesting twist to it.  Plus, gorgeous cover. :)


  1. The Historians is also one of our picks this one. Long description, true, but it makes me want to read it so bad!!

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  2. Ooohh... How come I've never heard of this?! Added to my TBR pile :D

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  3. I love the sound of this one. It's new to me, so I'll be adding it to my TBR list today. I love time travel, so it sounds perfect. Thanks for sharing this!

  4. Ohh, I do like this cover :D Seems like an awesome book ;) Hope you'll love it. <3

  5. I'm convinced! I will definitely add this to my list! I will!

  6. This one sounds like so much fun! I'm all about this!
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  7. this has been on my wishlist since january

    gr8 wow
    and tnx 4 the comment yesterday

  8. This one sounds really intriguing and mysterious. Love it! Thanks for sharing.

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  9. YEAH for Time Travel!!! This one sounds fabulous and I'm definitely looking forward to it!

  10. I love the cover, so gorgeous. Can't wait to check this out. Thanks for sharing!
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  11. I haven't heard of this one. I haven't done a lot with time-travel but this one really appeals to me.

  12. Woah, this one sounds really amazing! I really like the cover as well. :) Thanks for sharing!
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

  13. wow this sounds so cool! definitely adding it!

  14. Hmmmm I am intrigued! Not sure if I'll check this one out because it sounds a bit historical fiction-esque and those tend to be a hit or a miss with me, but the concept itself is super interesting. Thanks for putting this on my radar!

    Julia @ That Hapa Chick

  15. This sounds amazing. Added it to my to-read list. Thanks for sharing.