Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

I so want to read GAMEBOARD OF THE GODS. It's written by Richelle Mead and that should be enough reason to make me pine for it. Besides, it's for the 18+ crowd (new adult) and I cannot wait to see what she has in store for us. I say bring it on.

06/04/13
GAMEBOARD OF THE GODS
Age of X, Book One
by Richelle Mead
ISBN-13: 978-0525953685
Publisher: Dutton
Pages: 464
Amazon, B&NGoodreads
For ages 18 and up 

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 military’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 Mead’s Age of X series, will have all the elements that have made her YA Vampire Academy and Bloodlines series such mega-successes: sexy, irresistible characters; romantic and mythological intrigue; and relentless action and suspense.

2 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: GAMEBOARD OF THE GODS by Richelle Mead"

Jessica@a GREAT read wrote: November 13, 2012 at 11:45 PM

Nice! Can't wait for this one either!

Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)


ronan valerio wrote: June 13, 2013 at 8:09 PM

Great review! I really appreciate your honesty in your reviews. I'll definitely take a look at the glossary before I begin reading the novel just to make sure I'm following the storyline as best as I can to avoid any confusion hehe :). Sounds like a great read!

Ronan Valerio (Seattle Criminal Attorney)


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