Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Waiting on Wednesdays: The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine!

The Winner's Kiss by Marie Rutkoski

Publish Date: March 1, 2016
Publisher: Farrar Straus & Giroux

Somehow I missed the blurb on this one. I've really enjoyed the first two books in this series and am looking forward to the next installment. I think it's the last?

War has begun. Arin is in the thick of it, with the East as his ally and the empire as his enemy. He’s finally managed to dismiss the memory of Kestrel, even if he can’t quite forget her. Kestrel turned into someone he could no longer recognize: someone who cared more for the empire than for the lives of innocent people—and certainly more than she cared for him. At least, that’s what he thinks.

But far north lies a work camp where Kestrel is a prisoner. Can she manage to escape before she loses herself? As the war intensifies, both Kestrel and Arin discover unexpected roles in battle, terrible secrets, and a fragile hope. The world is changing. The East is pitted against the West, and Kestrel and Arin are caught between. In a game like this, can anybody really win?


  1. Is it March yet!?! Oh the feels. This is one I'm indeed impatiently waiting for! I kind of wish I didn't read The Winner's Crime early.

    I recently added this to my TBR pile on Goodreads! This will be my first read from this author :)

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  2. Adding... I own the first two (*cough* haven't read them yet) so yeah, I should probably be on the lookout for this one!!! Good call!!

  3. So dang excited for this book. It cannot come soon enough. Great Choice! Also the covers of all the books for WoW lately are amazing. As is this one. Pretty impressed with the cover of My Wow this week too.

  4. I haven't read any of the books in this series yet, but I am determined I WILL get to them. Great pick! Here's my WoW.

  5. I've been seeing this series everywhere! I really need to pick it up soon! Great pick this week! :)

  6. I need to read the second book! Great pick

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    Leydy @ OUaT

  7. I'm definitely looking forward to this one too. I loved the first two books and can't wait to see how the series ends (I think this is the last one, sadly!)

    -- Nicola Reads YA

  8. i totally want this book as well. There are so many crazy twists in this series. Great WOW pick.

    Grace @ Books of Love

  9. Oh, I am most definitely waiting for this one!

    Kate @ Ex Libris

  10. I actually really didn't love the second book in the series but I did LOVE the first and I'm dying to read the third!! I'm really hoping it makes up for The Winner's Curse... I hope you love it! :D

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  11. I'm looking forward to this one too! I enjoyed the first two books, so I'm excited to see what happens next. I also really love the covers for this series. Great pick!

  12. I actually haven't read any of the books in this series, but I've been meaning to get to it for about a year now. Even more excited now that I know there's a third book! Great pick :)
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  13. Nice! Haven't read this series but I do love the covers! Such a gorgeous dress and color!

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  14. I still haven't read the first book but the covers rock! Great pick :)

    Sofia @ SofiaLovesReading

  15. Oh I still need to start this series! The first book has been sitting on my TBR pile for so long, it's really a bit of a problem it's taken me so long at this point. Great pick!

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  16. I really really need to read the first one in this series. I'm so curious, and I keep hearing good things. :)


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  17. Oh my! I missed the summary too! I hope this book doesn't hurt me too much. The last one was pretty intense.

    Karen @For What It's Worth

  18. I still haven't read the first two books in this trilogy, but I think I'll wait until all three are out and I can binge them. I like binge reading. :)

    P.S. I love all of the dresses on these covers. :)


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