Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine.

I can't wait to read...

I Am Princess X by Cherie Priest

Release date: May 26th, 2015
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books
Goodreads link: (click here)

Description from Goodreads:

Best friends, big fans, a mysterious webcomic, and a long-lost girl collide in this riveting novel, perfect for fans of both Cory Doctorow and Sarah Dessen, & illustrated throughout with comics.

Once upon a time, two best friends created a princess together. Libby drew the pictures, May wrote the tales, and their heroine, Princess X, slayed all the dragons and scaled all the mountains their imaginations could conjure.

Once upon a few years later, Libby was in the car with her mom, driving across the Ballard Bridge on a rainy night. When the car went over the side, Libby passed away, and Princess X died with her.

Once upon a now: May is sixteen and lonely, wandering the streets of Seattle, when she sees a sticker slapped in a corner window.

Princess X?

When May looks around, she sees the Princess everywhere: Stickers. Patches. Graffiti. There's an entire underground culture, focused around a webcomic at IAmPrincessX.com. The more May explores the webcomic, the more she sees disturbing similarities between Libby's story and Princess X online. And that means that only one person could have started this phenomenon - her best friend, Libby, who lives.

Why I'm excited:

Mystery + Drama + Comics + Cherie Priest = 

Cherie Priest is best known for her awesome, award-winning steampunk novels. I can't wait to see what she does with this. I love anime and manga, so I'm also looking forward to the comics that are throughout the book. Because of these, I imagine it's not an ideal format for an ARC or eGalley, so I'll truly be waiting for this to be released. No early copy. I suppose I can handle it. I can do this. I can wait...

What are you waiting to read?

<3 Michelle


  1. I was sure this one wasn't going to be something I'd read but now I admit I'm intrigued. Oo maybe the girl had to go into Witness Protection or escape an abusive household. Curious indeed.
    My WoW

    1. Exactly! I want to know what happened to her. Or maybe it isn't her...hmmm......

  2. Is that really the cover? If it is then it's awesome lol

    Here's my WoW

    Xoxo. Alexis @ Lexi Swoons

    1. Yeah, that's really the cover. It is pretty awesome :)

  3. Ooooh I need this now! I love comics, mystery and drama. This book sounds perfect for me! Thanks for sharing.
    Megan @ Books i View

  4. Wow this sounds so unique! How did she survive? And that cover looks so real! Thanks for sharing this!

    Eileen @ BookCatPin

  5. This one is new to me, but I'm thoroughly intrigued! Thanks so much for bringing it to my attention.
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    Have a great week. :)

  6. Haven't heard of this one. Intriguing for sure! Thanks for stopping by The Cover Contessa