Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
The Scorpio Races
by Maggie Stiefvater (author website)
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Pub Date: Nov 29, 2011
It happens at the start of every November: the Scorpio Races. Riders attempt to keep hold of their water horses long enough to make it to the finish line. Some riders live. Others die.
At age nineteen, Sean Kendrick is the returning champion. He is a young man of few words, and if he has any fears, he keeps them buried deep, where no one else can see them.
Puck Connolly is different. She never meant to ride in the Scorpio Races. But fate hasn’t given her much of a chance. So she enters the competition — the first girl ever to do so. She is in no way prepared for what is going to happen.
Okay, okay, I KNOW it's already published, and I know you're all like 'huh?', but I'm STILL WAITING FOR MY COPY TO ARRIVE IN THE MAIL AND IT'S DRIVING ME CRAZY, AND WHY, BOOK DEPOSITORY, WHY?! WHY ARE YOU TAKING 5 WHOLE DAAAAAYYYYYS TO SEND IT INTERNATIONALLY TO ME WHHHAAAAAA!
*cough* So now that's out of the way, I'm very excited and