Waiting on Wednesday: Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Walk on Earth a Stranger
The Gold Seer Trilogy # 1
Author: Rae Carson
Release Date: September 22nd 2015
Publisher: Greenwillow Books

The first book in a new trilogy from acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Rae Carson. A young woman with the magical ability to sense the presence of gold must flee her home, taking her on a sweeping and dangerous journey across Gold Rush–era America.

Lee Westfall has a secret. She can sense the presence of gold in the world around her. Veins deep beneath the earth, pebbles in the river, nuggets dug up from the forest floor. The buzz of gold means warmth and life and home—until everything is ripped away by a man who wants to control her. Left with nothing, Lee disguises herself as a boy and takes to the trail across the country. Gold was discovered in California, and where else could such a magical girl find herself, find safety? Rae Carson, author of the acclaimed Girl of Fire and Thorns trilogy, dazzles with this new fantasy that subverts both our own history and familiar fantasy tropes.

Walk on Earth a Stranger, the first book in this new trilogy, introduces—as only Rae Carson can—a strong heroine, a perilous road, a fantastical twist, and a slow-burning romance. Includes a map and author’s note on historical research.


  1. I'm definitely looking forward to reading this! Gold Rush fantasy? I'm listening! Great pick!

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  2. Been seeing this around a lot! Hope you enjoy it too once you read it!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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  3. I've seen this everywhere! I'm kind of torn because the cover makes me really want to read it, but I'm not sure how I feel about the description.

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  4. Not only does this book have a BEAUTIFUL cover, but it sounds fantastic, and Rae Carson a great writer! Great pick!

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