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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday: Ruined by Amy Tintera

My TBR list is always growing and I thought it would be fun to share my anticipation for those books with all of you. This is not my own original meme; it belongs to Breaking the Spine. It specifically spotlights upcoming releases. As it implies in the title, I'll be posting this meme on Wednesdays. Please feel free to comment and let me know what books you guys are waiting on as well!

Publication Date: May 3, 2016
Publisher: HarperTeen

A revenge that will consume her.

A love that will ruin her.

Emelina Flores has nothing. Her home in Ruina has been ravaged by war. She lacks the powers of her fellow Ruined. Worst of all, she witnessed her parents’ brutal murders and watched helplessly as her sister, Olivia, was kidnapped.

But because Em has nothing, she has nothing to lose. Driven by a blind desire for revenge, Em sets off on a dangerous journey to the enemy kingdom of Lera. Somewhere within Lera’s borders, Em hopes to find Olivia. But in order to find her, Em must infiltrate the royal family.

In a brilliant, elaborate plan of deception and murder, Em marries Prince Casimir, next in line to take Lera’s throne. If anyone in Lera discovers Em is not Casimir’s true betrothed, Em will be executed on the spot. But it’s the only way to salvage Em’s kingdom and what is left of her family.

Em is determined to succeed, but the closer she gets to the prince, the more she questions her mission. Em’s rage-filled heart begins to soften. But with her life—and her family—on the line, love could be Em’s deadliest mistake.

I love a girl on a mission who is willing to do whatever it takes to save the one she loves. I'm a huge sucker for books that involves the MC marrying into royalty to further his/her plan, only to later end up actually falling in love. Call me a sap, I don't care haha. Plus, it sounds like Ruined combines magic with great world-building, and I can't wait for it!

Info about the Author:

Bio: Hi! I’m Amy Tintera, and I write novels for young adults. I grew up in Austin, Texas and graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in journalism. After receiving a masters in film at Emerson College I moved to Los Angeles, where I promptly discovered I didn’t enjoy working in the film industry, and went back to my first love, writing.

Connect with Amy: Website | Goodreads | Twitter | Tumblr | Facebook |


  1. I can't believe I've never heard of this book until now! Adding to my TBR so thank you (:

    1. I know! It just popped up on my Goodreads recommendations based on my to-read shelf. It sounds awesome, doesn't it?

  2. I need this book so bad. I hope we'll both love it. :) Thanks for sharing, and happy Wednesday.
    Here's my WoW

  3. This one has made it on my TBR list! This sounds really good!

    Also just wanted to cheer you on for NaNoWriMo! Just remember you CAN meet your goals! All the greats had to start out where you are now. You got this!

    1. Oh my gosh, thank you for the support for NaNoWriMo..I'm a big ball of nerves right now! Thank you<333

  4. Awesome pick, Brittany!!! I am really excited for Ruined as well! :)

  5. Eppp. Omg I need this book like I need air uuuurggggggg!!! lol.