Waiting on Wednesday (10)


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spinethat spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

This week’s pre-publication “can’t-wait-to-read” selection is:


“Blood of Dragons” by Robin Hobb
Publication date: March 2013
Series: The Rain Wild Chronicles #4
The dragons’ survival hangs in the balance in the thrilling final volume in the acclaimed River Wilds chronicles fantasy series

The dragons and their dedicated band of keepers have at ast found the lost city of Kelsingra. The magical creatures have learned to use their wings and are growing into their regal inheritance. Their humans, too, are changing. As the mystical bonds with their dragons deepen, Thymara, Tats, Rapskal, and even Cedric, the unlikeliest of keepers, have begun transforming into beautiful Elderlings raked with exquisite features that complement and reflect the dragons they serve.

But while the humans have scoured the empty streets and enormous buildings of Kelsongra, they cannot find the mythical silver wells the dragons need to stay health and survive. With enemies encroaching, the keepers must risk “memory walking”- immersing themselves in the dangerously addictive memories of long-deceased Elderlings – to uncover clues necessary to their survival.

And time is of the essence, for the legendary Tintaglia, long feared dead, has returned, wounded in a battle with humans hunting dragon blood and scales. She is weakening and only the hidden silver can revive her. If Tintaglia dies, so, too, will the ancient memories she carries – a devastating loss that will ensure the dragons’ extinction.


2013 is the year I’m going to read my first Robin Hobb book (I bought 3 Robin Hobb books last year, but haven’t gotten around to read any of them yet), so this one is definitely on my “Can’t-wait-to-read” list!

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Posted on January 2, 2013, in Spotlight. Bookmark the permalink. 9 Comments.

  1. Robin Hobb is my all-time favorite epic fantasy author, so naturally I can't wait for this one. I haven't read all her books yet, but I hope to do so one day. I have about 5 in my library I still need to read!Here's my WoW.

  2. I haven't read many dragon series, mainly Eragon and The Dragonriders of Pern. Thanks for sharing this one! I haven't heard of this series before.Here's my WoW If you'd like to check it out 🙂

  3. I've heard of this author but haven't read anything of hers yet. This sounds like a great series though, I'll definitely check it out!Happy New Year!My WoW Pick!

  4. I've heard a lot about this one lately. It looks incredible. Thanks for sharing.My WOW is here~Danica PageTaking it One Page at a Time

  5. Sounds like a good book! I think I will read this!Here is my WoW

  6. Love dragons! Gotta check this one out. Thanks for sharing!MaryAnn | Chapter by ChapterOur WoW!

  7. This sounds awesome, I'll have to check this series out. My WoW Sabina @ Delirious About Books

  8. Dragons from Robin Hobb; I am in.

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