I got my first ARC delivered to my door yesterday. I know it might not seem like a big deal for those of you who receive them on a regular basis, but for myself it was a rather exciting event! It was Radiant Darkness by Emily Whitman, sent to me from Harper Collins Canada after I applied to 'win it' on their website. I honestly wasn't expecting to be selected so when I opened the package and saw it inside, I let out a little squeal. Everything else in my reading pile is now pushed back so that I can start reading it and finish my review immediately. YAY!
So there you have my nerdy outburst of the day.
From the back of the book:
Persephone is no cowering maiden, but a young woman with a choice. And she chooses the lord of darkness.
From Harper Collins Website:
Persephone, the Queen of the Underworld, finally gets a chance to set the story straight. She wasn’t taken to the underworld against her will—she fell in love with Hades, and chose to be his queen and leave her overbearing mother behind. But when her mom Demeter takes out her grief by turning the whole countryside barren and letting thousands of peasants die, Persephone knows she has to do something...