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Waiting on Wednesday + Cover Reveal – Shadow of the Sun

If you are a YA reader who appreciates quality writing, a unique voice and an out-of-this-world plot, and have not yet read David James’ books in his Legend of the Dreamer series, consider this me frowning at you. Hard.

Shadow of the Sun is the 2nd full novel in the series, following a first novel and 3 novellas and as far as I know is intended to conclude the story of Calum and Kate.

Breaking the Spine - Waiting on Wednesday

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted on Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that are eagerly anticipated.


A stunning read for fans of Laini Taylor’s Days of Blood & Starlight and Maggie Stiefvater’s The Raven Boys, this lyrical sequel to Light of the Moon and the epic conclusion to the Legend of the Dreamer series will enrapture you.

Destined for love, Calum and Kate will do anything to be together. With Kate trapped by a curse in Ashfall, Calum must find a way to save her before she is lost to dark magic. Before she is lost to him and the truth of their love is gone forever. Even if it means sacrificing himself, Calum will choose to keep Kate safe.

A Warrior for the Order, Zack prides himself on being stoic and strong. As a Warrior, he never cries and never hurts. He does not love. But underneath Zack’s Warrior heart, love beats true. And when he finds someone who will finally catch him, Zack finds himself choosing to fall even if true love kills him.

Though the heart never lies, everyone has a little darkness in them, and soon shadows begin to rise against the light. As deadly magic consumes their world, love may not be enough to save them all. Because even though sometimes being brave just means falling in love, one choice can destroy everything. 

This time, no heart is safe.


David James is gifted with such a unique and lyrical writing, every installment in this series was beautiful and mesmerizing for me.

James revealed the cover for Shadow of the Sun yesterday on his Facebook page. Be sure to follow him.

Shadow of the Sun is out January 28, 2014.



About the author

David James writes books about stars and kisses and curses. He is the author of the YA novel, LIGHT OF THE MOON, the first book in the Legend of the Dreamer duet, as well as the companion novellas, THE WITCH’S CURSE and THE WARRIOR’S CODE. A Legend of the Dreamer anthology, SHADES OF THE STARS, was released July 2013, and includes the exclusive novella, THE ENCHANTER’S FIRE. The final book in the duet, SHADOW OF THE SUN, will be released in early 2014. Living in Michigan, he is addicted to coffee, gummy things, and sarcastic comments. David enjoys bad movies, goofy moments, and shivery nights. Be sure to visit David’s blog at and facebook at to learn more about his various addictions and novels. 




I read, review, flail and swoon.

8 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday + Cover Reveal – Shadow of the Sun

  1. hmmm… is the author also the cover model? not my typical read but great pick! hope you get your copy sooner rather than later.

    hope you can stop by my WoW post.

    -michelle @ Michelle & Leslie’s Book Picks

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