Waiting on Wednesday: Serpentine by Cindy Pon

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  waiting to get my hands on:

Serpentine  by Cindy Pon

Publication: September 1, 2015

Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy

Goodreads Summary

SERPENTINE is a sweeping fantasy set in the ancient Kingdom of Xia and inspired by the rich history of Chinese mythology.

Lush with details from Chinese folklore, SERPENTINE tells the coming of age story of Skybright, a young girl who worries about her growing otherness. As she turns sixteen, Skybright notices troubling changes. By day, she is a companion and handmaid to the youngest daughter of a very wealthy family. But nighttime brings with it a darkness that not even daybreak can quell. 

When her plight can no longer be denied, Skybright learns that despite a dark destiny, she must struggle to retain her sense of self – even as she falls in love for the first time.

Why I'm desperate for Serpentine: 

I read Cindy Pon's Kingdom of Xia series when I was in high school and just simply fell in love with her writing and the world she created. So, it's no surprise that I'm super excited for Serpentine! I really can't wait to dive back into her world of Chinese mythology!

What books are you desperate to get your hands on? Leave a comment with your link of WoW and I promise to check it out and fangirl over your books with you as well! Thanks for stopping by!


  1. Oooh that sounds intriguing! Totally new to me!

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  2. Awesome! I love Cindy Pon! I had no idea this was coming out. Thanks for sharing it!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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  3. What a wonderful cover. I have never heard of this or the author but definitely want to check it out!

  4. I'm not sure what I think about the cover the blurb definitely sounds interesting! I've never read any of Cindy Pon's books before but I think I'll give this one a go when it releases :) Thanks for sharing!

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    Zareena @ The Slanted Bookshelf

  5. The book is new to me, and the author, the synopsis sounds interesting though :) Hope you like it:)

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    Jackie @Jackie's Book World

  6. The cover is amazing! I'll have to check out her other series hopefully before this book comes out!

    Lizzie @ lizziethesarcasticblonde.blogspot.com


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