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Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (31)

WoW is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine!

The Iron Witch by Karen Mahoney
Description (from GoodReads):
Freak. That’s what they called seventeen year-old Donna Underwood in high school after a horrific fey attack that killed her father when she was just a child. Her injuries and rehabilitation resulted in magically enhanced strength, thanks to the iron tattoos branding her hands and arms. As a child of the alchemists, she is both blessed and cursed with a magical heritage that doesn't leave much room for boys, parties and homework.

Now, after ten years of wishing for a normal life, she finally has to accept her role in the centuries-old war against the darkest outcasts of Faerie: the Dark Elves. Aided by a gorgeous half-fey dropout, Donna must race to save her best friend’s life - even if it means betraying one of the world’s greatest secrets and confronting the very thing that destroyed her family.

Top three things that caught my eye as I read this description:
1. "centuries old war against the darkest outcasts of Faerie"
2. "gorgeous half-fey dropout"
3. "both blessed and cursed with a magical heritage"
Yup. Can you blame me for lusting after this one?


  1. Impressive cover! Is that a tattoo on her hand? Looks like a very intricate design.

  2. this is... wow. great choice. never heard of it til just now, but it sounds amazing!

  3. Whoa. I'm not a faerie book fan, but I'd gladly wait for this. And the cover is AWESOME.

    Great WoW pick!

  4. Great Pick, this book sounds good! I adore this cover. I am curious about the bottle? she is holding.

  5. Great pick I want this one too.

  6. Hey there! I just wanted to say, thanks for posting this, but mostly I wanted to answer the question about the bottle. :)

    It's an alchemical Elixir, so it has to be kept in a magical vial. If you look closely, you can see the red liquid at the bottom of the bottle.


  7. I love the cover, gorgeous, plus the book sounds really interesting, can't wait, February is so far away.

  8. This sounds pretty amazing! And the cover is just stunning :)


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