Waiting on Wednesday: Isle of the Lost (The Descendants #1) by Melissa de la Cruz

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This weeks book that I'm desperate to get my hands on:



Publication: May 5, 2015

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy, Retellings, Fairy Tales

Goodreads Summary

Twenty years ago, all the evil villains were banished from the kingdom of Auradon and made to live in virtual imprisonment on the Isle of the Lost. The island is surrounded by a magical force field that keeps the villains and their descendants safely locked up and away from the mainland. Life on the island is dark and dreary. It is a dirty, decrepit place that's been left to rot and forgotten by the world.

But hidden in the mysterious Forbidden Fortress is a dragon's eye: the key to true darkness and the villains' only hope of escape. Only the cleverest, evilest, nastiest little villain can find it...who will it be?

Maleficent, Mistress of the Dark: As the self-proclaimed ruler of the isle, Maleficent has no tolerance for anything less than pure evil. She has little time for her subjects, who have still not mastered life without magic. Her only concern is getting off the Isle of the Lost.

Mal: At sixteen, Maleficent's daughter is the most talented student at Dragon Hall, best known for her evil schemes. And when she hears about the dragon's eye, Mal thinks this could be her chance to prove herself as the cruelest of them all.

Evie: Having been castle-schooled for years, Evil Queen's daughter, Evie, doesn't know the ins and outs of Dragon Hall. But she's a quick study, especially after she falls for one too many of Mal's little tricks.

Jay: As the son of Jafar, Jay is a boy of many talents: stealing and lying to name a few. Jay and Mal have been frenemies forever and he's not about to miss out on the hunt for the dragon's eye.

Carlos: Cruella de Vil's son may not be bravest, but he's certainly clever. Carlos's inventions may be the missing piece in locating the dragon's eye and ending the banishment for good.

Mal soon learns from her mother that the dragon's eye is cursed and whoever retrieves it will be knocked into a deep sleep for a thousand years. But Mal has a plan to capture it. She'll just need a little help from her "friends." In their quest for the dragon's eye, these kids begin to realize that just because you come from an evil family tree, being good ain't so bad.

Why I'm desperate for Isle of the Lost:

OH MY BOOK GODS! You guys this book! This is the book, I've been waiting for my whole life! The children of villains teaming up! It sounds so amazeballs! I WANT it so badly!


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Comments

  1. Great pick! I can't wait to read this one especially as I'm a fairy tale nut! Love that it's about the villain's children, including Jafar's son!

    Hope you get to read it soon :)

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  2. OOoohh that sounds mighty entertaining!! So weird thinking of all those nefarious villains having kids!

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  3. This one sounds a little mismatched to me, but it might just work yet!

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  4. After seeing the letter D in Disney font, I knew I'll have to snatch this up once it's released! Great pick!

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  5. This sounds like it could be VERY interesting! It's new to me, too! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  6. Wow, this doesn't sound like anything I've seen (at least for a really long time). I'm not sure if I love the idea or not, although I'm seriously intrigued, but I'll be sure to keep an eye on this one :) Thanks for sharing!

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  7. I didn't like her Blue Bloods series, but this one sounds interesting. I'll have to check it out!

    Lizzie @ lizziethesarcasticblonde.blogspot.com

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