Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (07)

"Waiting on" Wednesday is a weekly event, host by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.


This week we came across a very interesting book. The book doesn't have a official publiciation date so, it is still can change. But with the cover and the interesting synopsis, we can't wait to read it.


Dark Companion
Author: Marta Acosta
Publisher: Tor/Macmillian 
Publication Date: June 2012
Check it out on: Goodreads



When foster teen Jane Williams is invited to attend elite Birch Grove Academy for Girls and escape her violent urban neighborhood, she thinks the offer is too good to be true. She's even offered her own living quarters, the groundskeeper's cottage in the center of the birch grove.
 
Something's not quite right about the school -- or is it Jane? She thinks she sees things in the birch grove at night. She's also beginning to suspect that the elegant headmistress and her sons are hiding secrets. Lucky is the gorgeous, golden son who is especially attentive to Jane, and Jack is the sardonic puzzling brother.
 
The school with its talented teachers and bright students is a dream for a science and math geek like Jane. She also loves her new friends, including hilarious poetry-spouting rich girl, Mary Violet. But the longer Jane stays at Birch Grove, the more questions she has about the disappearance of another scholarship girl and a missing faculty member.
 
Jane discovers one secret about Birch Grove, which only leads to more mysteries. What is she willing to sacrifice in order to stay at this school...and be bound to Birch Grove forever?



It sounds like a good mystery type fantasy book. I can't wait to put the pieces together with Jane. So, what's on your WoW this week?

6 comments:

  1. Oooh, I've features this in a WoW post two weeks ago and I still want this soooo badly. It sounds amazing! Really need to get a copy once it's released. :)

    Great pick,
    Carina @ Fictional Distraction

    P.s.: New follower. :)

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  2. Elite school, not quite right has a lot I like in a good mystery. Great pick!

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  3. I've seen this before but quite hesitant to pick it. I guess I need to reconsider =)

    Mine is here. Have a great Wednesday!

    April @ books4juliet

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  4. Yeah!! Had this as my wow a few weeks ago it sounds great doesn't it!? Great pick!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads
    Btw- I'm giving away an ARC of Legend and it ends tonight if you haven't entered yet. ;)

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  5. This one sounds really interesting -- the boarding school concept is nearly always a win!

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  6. Beautiful blog and great pick! I'm looking forward to this one. New Follower!!!!

    Thanks for sharing.

    Check my post:
    http://seeitorreadit.blogspot.com/2011/10/wow-1.html#more

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