I am currently reading my way through a long list of science fiction and fantasy titles. (http://www.npr.org/2011/08/07/138938145/science-fiction-and-fantasy-finalists if you are interested in the list).
You can read the first two chapters of this book online, on the authors' webpage.
Find Chapter 1 here:
Find Chapter 2 here:
I am dreadfully impatient for this to come out. How the hell am I supposed to wait until late August, I ask you?