Waiting on Wednesday: Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley
Paperback, 539 pages
Expected publication: September 4th 2014 by Angry Robot

On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death and slavery to uncover her own bloody past… while a world goes to war with itself.

In the frozen kingdom of Saiduan, invaders from another realm are decimating whole cities, leaving behind nothing but ash and ruin.

As the dark star of the cataclysm rises, an illegitimate ruler is tasked with holding together a country fractured by civil war, a precocious young fighter is asked to betray his family and a half-Dhai general must choose between the eradication of her father’s people or loyalty to her alien Empress.

Through tense alliances and devastating betrayal, the Dhai and their allies attempt to hold against a seemingly unstoppable force as enemy nations prepare for a coming together of worlds as old as the universe itself.

In the end, one world will rise – and many will perish.

Okay, so I'm not technically waiting on this, since I've had the ARC burning a hole in my e-reader for about a month now, but you should be. Seriously, this sounds epic!


  1. About halfway through it. Giving me a headache in a really good way.

  2. Sounds like a lot of conflicts and clashes.

  3. This sounds like an excellent Fantasy Book. I do like the cover.

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  4. This sounds like it could be a great read! I love catastrophe (in the best possible way)! Added to my to-read pile :) Here's my WoW!

    I'm also hosting a blitz & giveaway today!

  5. I still WoW a book even if I read or will read the ARC if it's in my possession! Still counts! ;)

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  6. Yep, definitely waiting on this too. Have the NetGalley eARC, just waiting for closer to release date to tackle!


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  7. This sounds so good! I can't wait to check it out :) Great Pick

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