Wednesday, December 28, 2016

WoW #129: Gilded Cage (Dark Gifts #1) by Vic James

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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted every week by Breaking the Spine which lets us showcase an upcoming release we are excited about! 

Gilded Cage by Vic JamesGilded Cage
(Dark Gifts #1)
by Vic James
February 14, 2017
368 pages

Goodreads Summary:
For readers of Victoria Aveyard and George RR Martin comes a darkly fantastical debut set in a modern England where magically gifted aristocrats rule and commoners are doomed to serve.


Our world belongs to the Equals—aristocrats with magical gifts—and all commoners must serve them for ten years. But behind the gates of England's grandest estate lies a power that could break the world.

A girl thirsts for love and knowledge.

Abi is a servant to England's most powerful family, but her spirit is free. So when she falls for one of the noble-born sons, Abi faces a terrible choice. Uncovering the family's secrets might win her liberty, but will her heart pay the price?

A boy dreams of revolution.

Abi's brother, Luke, is enslaved in a brutal factory town. Far from his family and cruelly oppressed, he makes friends whose ideals could cost him everything. Now Luke has discovered there may be a power even greater than magic: revolution.

And an aristocrat will remake the world with his dark gifts.

He is a shadow in the glittering world of the Equals, with mysterious powers no one else understands. But will he liberate—or destroy?

This one sounds so complex I'm ready to be wow-ed!

What are you guys waiting on this week?


  1. I've heard some good things about this book! I hope you love it ^_^

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

  2. Nice! Seeing a lot of this one around! Hope you love it when you read it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

    1. This one came out of nowhere for me and then I saw a bunch of people talking about it and it sounds amazing!

  3. I have this one on the wish list already - I cant wait to get my hands on it. It sounds epic!

  4. I've seen so much excitement about this book! To be honest, I didn't really care too much about it... but I definitely entered that massive Goodreads giveaway. o_o If I win (doubtful), I'll give it a shot! I hope you enjoy this book when you get a chance to read it, Eileen. :D

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. Lol I hope you win Alyssa! I look forward to reading your thoughts ;))

  5. I'm super excited for this one, too! Sounds like Downton + magic and I am SO there for that!! :D


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