Waiting On Wednesday: Gameboard of the Gods by Richelle Mead

Posted March 27, 2013 by Stephanie in Waiting On Wednesday / 10 Comments

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.






My WOW pick of this week:


~Gameboard of the Gods (Age of X #1) by Richelle Mead
Hardcover, 464 pages
Expected publication: June 4th 2013 by Dutton Adult

In a futuristic world nearly destroyed by religious extremists, Justin March lives in exile after failing in his job as an investigator of religious groups and supernatural claims. But Justin is given a second chance when Mae Koskinen comes to bring him back to the Republic of United North America (RUNA). Raised in an aristocratic caste, Mae is now a member of the militaryโ€™s most elite and terrifying tier, a soldier with enhanced reflexes and skills.


When Justin and Mae are assigned to work together to solve a string of ritualistic murders, they soon realize that their discoveries have exposed them to terrible danger. As their investigation races forward, unknown enemies and powers greater than they can imagine are gathering in the shadows, ready to reclaim the world in which humans are merely game pieces on their board.


Gameboard of the Gods, the first installment of Richelle Meadโ€™s Age of X series, will have all the elements that have made her YA Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series such megasuccesses: sexy, irresistible characters; romantic and mythological intrigue; and relentless action and suspense.

I can’t wait for this book. Richelle Mead is one of my favorite authors so I can’t wait to read this one. It sounds awesome!


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