Waiting on Wednesday--Death Sworn, by Leah Cypess

I do so like Waiting on Wednesday posts--it's nice to pretend that in the future I will be all caught up on my reading, with posts scheduled in advance (I failed to have a time travel book for yesterday's Timeslip Tuesday, which pained me) and all caught up on home renovation projects, and in possession of children who require no help with anything....and I will order a book I want to read, it will come, and I will curl up (perhaps with cookies) and all will be well....

And perhaps the book will be Death Sworn, by Leah Cypess, which comes out March 4, 2013 (which gives me time to do all of the above, assuming the children cooperate):

From Goodreads:  "When Ileni lost her magic, she lost everything: her place in society, her purpose in life, and the man she had expected to spend her life with. So when the Elders sent her to be magic tutor to a secret sect of assassins, she went willingly, even though the last two tutors had died under mysterious circumstances.

But beneath the assassins’ caves, Ileni will discover a new place and a new purpose… and a new and dangerous love. She will struggle to keep her lost magic a secret while teaching it to her deadly students, and to find out what happened to the two tutors who preceded her. But what she discovers will change not only her future, but the future of her people, the assassins… and possibly the entire world."

I like school stories, and this sounds like it might count, kinda sorta.

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill, at Breaking the Spine.


  1. Oh, I like Waiting on Wednesday posts, too--so hopeful. The promise of shiny new books, like this one (I always thought it might be fun to be a tutor, or maybe a governess). And cookies!

  2. Awesome pick. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Wednesday!


  3. I've loved Leah Cypress's other books--can't wait for this one!

  4. Lol at that first paragraph.

    I have an e-galley of this and it is calling to me....I MUST stay Cybils focused though. (And I will, fearless leader. Worry not.)

  5. I'm looking forward to this one, too. I picked up an ARC of it a few weeks ago.

    My WoW.

  6. Does sound interesting! Just added it to my long-and-getting-longer Goodreads list.


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