Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. It's a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.

The Raven Boys (Raven Cycle #1)
by Maggie Stiefvater
published by Scholastic Press
expected release date: September 18, 2012

Summary: Goodreads: “There are only two reasons a non-seer would see a spirit on St. Mark’s Eve,” Neeve said. “Either you’re his true love . . . or you killed him.”

It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive.

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.

His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.

But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents all the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul who ranges from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher of the four, who notices many things but says very little.

For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She never thought this would be a problem. But now, as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.

From Maggie Stiefvater, the bestselling and acclaimed author of the Shiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races, comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead us to a place we’ve never been before.

**I've been saying all week, this is one of the books I'm looking forward to reading.

7 comments:

  1. Wow. I'm adding this to my TBR list. Thanks for the recommendation!

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  2. I haven't heard of this book but I really like the cover!! I will have to check it out on goodreads.

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  3. I've been curious about this one...haven't read this author's other books. Perhaps it's time!

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  4. I'm really curious about this one. Great pick! :D

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  5. I've enjoyed Stiefvater's other books so I will definitely be checking this out-the raven on the cover is very eye-catching!

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  6. I love Maggie Stiefvater! Can't wait for this one!
    Christy @ Captivated Reading

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  7. Awesome pick that I am going to have to check out!


    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani
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