Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

" Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill over atBreaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

This Dark Endeavor: The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein 
By Kenneth Oppel
Published By Simon & Schuster
Release Date: August 23, 2011

Summary: Victor and Konrad are the twin brothers Frankenstein. They are nearly inseparable. Growing up, their lives are filled with imaginary adventures...until the day their adventures turn all too real. 

They stumble upon The Dark Library, and secret books of alchemy and ancient remedies are discovered. Father forbids that they ever enter the room again, but this only piques Victor's curiosity more. When Konrad falls gravely ill, Victor is not satisfied with the various doctors his parents have called in to help. He is drawn back to The Dark Library where he uncovers an ancient formula for the Elixir of Life. With their friend Elizabeth, Henry and Victor immediately set out to find assistance from a man who was once known for his alchemical works to help create the formula.

Determination and the unthinkable outcome of losing his brother spur Victor on in the quest for the three ingredients that will save Konrad's life. After scaling the highest trees in the Strumwald, diving into the deepest lake caves, and sacrificing one’s own body part, the three fearless friends risk their lives to save another.

**This came out yesterday but I thought I would feature it anyways since I just came across it. 


  1. This one's cover is what caught my eye at first. The premise sounds pretty exciting as well. Great pick, Kristina!

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  2. This one sounds interesting! I've added it to my to-read pile.

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW :)