Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday - 1/12

Okay "Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week my waiting on Wednesday book is Sweetly by Jackson Pierce. I still have read Sisters Red yet, but I want to.  This book looks good as well.  I have to say I love the covers for this series.


Sweetly

Sweetly by Jackson Pierce
Length: 320 pages
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Release Date: August 23rd, 2011
ISBN: 978-0316068659

Synnopsis from Amazon.com: "As a child, Gretchen's twin sister was taken by a witch in the woods. Ever since, Gretchen and her brother, Ansel, have felt the long branches of the witch's forest threatening to make them disappear, too.

Years later, when their stepmother casts Gretchen and Ansel out, they find themselves in sleepy Live Oak, South Carolina. They're invited to stay with Sophia Kelly, a beautiful candy maker who molds sugary magic: coveted treats that create confidence, bravery, and passion.

Life seems idyllic and Gretchen and Ansel gradually forget their haunted past-- until Gretchen meets handsome local outcast Samuel. He tells her the witch isn't gone-- it's lurking in the forest, preying on girls every year after Live Oak's infamous chocolate festival, and looking to make Gretchen it's next victim. Gretchen is determined to stop running and start fighting back. Yet the further she investigates the mystery of what the witch is and how it chooses its victims, the more she wonders who the real monster is.

Gretchen is certain of only one thing: a monster is coming, and it will never go away hungry."

4 comments:

  1. Sounds like a deliciously dark tale. Love the allusions to the fairy tale too. Great pick!

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  2. here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/01/waiting-on-wednesday_12.html

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  3. So amazing! I can't wait for this!

    Jen

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  4. I haven't read the Sisters Red either but both of these sound amazing and have them added to my list too.

    My WOW

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