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Waiting on Wednesday: Dancing with the Tiger by Lili Wright

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Dancing with the Tiger by Lili Wright



From Goodreads:
When 30-year-old Anna Ramsey learns that a meth-addicted looter has dug up what might be the funerary mask of Montezuma, she books the next flight to Oaxaca. Determined to redeem her father, a discredited art collector, and to one-up her unfaithful fiancé, a museum curator, Anna hurls herself headlong into Mexico’s underground art world. But others are chasing the treasure as well: the shape-shifting drug lord no one can really describe; the enigmatic American expat, who keeps his art collection locked in a chapel; the former museum director who traffics stolen works, and his housekeeper—deeply religious, a gay woman in a culture of machismo, dependent on a patron she loathes; the painter Salvador on his motorcycle, complex, sensual—but with secrets of his own. 

Anna soon realizes that everyone is masked—some literally, others metaphorically. Indeed, Dancing with the Tiger is a splendid reminder that throughout human history, cultures have revered masks: whether in the theater or in war, for religious purposes, or to conceal identity, masks are as universal as our desire to transform ourselves, to change. Anna, without an ounce of self-pity despite traumatic losses, stands out as a heroine for our times as, traveling alone, she finds the courage to show her true face. 
This one sounds completely unique but also well done and interesting.  Dancing With the Tiger is scheduled to be released on July 12, 2016, and I can't wait to read it!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


Comments

  1. I have never heard of this book but THAT COVER! I need that cover in my life. You can tell me that this book is about that tiger giving someone rabies and I NEEEED. I mean, the book DOES sound cool- but I really need the cover in my life ;) Great pick, I am glad it's on my radar!

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  2. OOoh amazing cover!! Totally new to me read! Hope you enjoy it!

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. Whoah this looks awesome. The cover is incredible, and the premise is already making me jumpy excited to read this one. Hope you love it :)
    here's my WoW!

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  4. That's a great cover and the story sounds unique and interesting too! Always love your picks, Eva! :)

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  5. Ooh, it sounds creepy good! Love the cover, too. Enjoy...and here's mine: “SWEETBITTER”

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  6. I HAVE TO HAVE THIS BOOK! I'm with Laurel above me in that a trip down in Mexico and all that, it sounds super creepy! But I'm all about the diversity this book sounds like it has and the best part, it'll be here in a couple of months! YOOJOOO!

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  7. I haven't heard of this one before but it definitely sounds very unique! And that cover!! Thanks for putting it on my radar :D

    Christy @ Novel Ink

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  8. Oh I haven't heard of this one but that cover is so pretty! I hope you love it :)

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  9. Great pick-- hope that you get a chance to read it soon.

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  10. Hmmm...I'm curious about this story after reading the blurb. Seems really interesting, and I love the cover. So different and artsy. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

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  11. This sounds really interesting. I hope you enjoy reading it.
    Thanks for stopping by My WoW earlier.

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  12. Wow this does sound unique and they cover is FAB!! Love the colors. :)

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  13. This does sound unique and it's the first I've heard of it! Thanks for sharing :D

    Here's my WoW!

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  14. Wow, that is a loud cover. The book sounds really interesting, though!

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  15. I'd not heard of this book before but WOAH I love the cover! It is amazing! And that alone is enough for me to want to read this book. ;) I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a fabulous week. :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

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  16. Oh wow, this book looks and sounds TOTALLY amazing! Seriously, that cover is so unique! Thanks for bringing this book under my radar, Eva! Hope you enjoy it :))

    Check out what book I'm waiting on this week here

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  17. What a great cover! I haven't heard of this one but I hope you love it!!
    Danielle @ Life With Two Boys

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  18. I agree, this definitely sounds unique -- and what a gorgeous cover! Great pick!

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  19. I haven't heard of this book before, but I love this cover :) xo

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  20. I'm not sure this is a book for me, but that cover's beautiful! I hope you get to read, and enjoy, it soon. Thanks for sharing, and for stopping by my WoW earlier. :)

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