Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (34)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly bookish meme created and hosted by Jill at her blog, Breaking the Spine. The meme helps bloggers and readers spotlight some of the many upcoming releases that we are all patiently (but most likely impatiently) waiting on.

It's pretty simple to participate in Waiting on Wednesday:

  • Create your own Waiting on Wednesday post that features an upcoming title (or titles)
  • Be sure to credit Jill in your post
  • Link up to the Linky on Jill's blog

What I'm Waiting On...

Title: A Curious Tale of the In-Between
Series: Pram
Author: Lauren DeStefano
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Publication Date: September 1, 2015
Pram Bellamy is special—she can talk to ghosts. She doesn’t have too many friends amongst the living, but that’s all right. She has her books, she has her aunts, and she has her best friend, the ghostly Felix.

Then Pram meets Clarence, a boy from school who has also lost a parent and is looking for answers. Together they arrive at the door of the mysterious Lady Savant, who promises to help. But this spiritualist knows the true nature of Pram’s power, and what she has planned is more terrifying than any ghost.

Lauren DeStefano is beloved by critics and readers alike, and her middle grade debut is lyrical, evocative and not to be missed.

Why I'm Waiting...

Ms. DeStefano has a serious online presence. I followed her on Twitter way before I even knew she had two book series published just because she promoted books all the time. I definitely think she's one cool person.

Aside from Lauren's online presence, I was really interested in this book, even though I haven't read any of Lauren's previous books. This one just really caught me because I talked to ghosts when I was a kid. In our first house, there was a ghost named Tony who I befriended, and he would even turn on music boxes when my baby sister cried. In our second house, there was a lady who roamed the top apartment of our duplex building that I'd talk to. 

Needless to say, I believe in ghosts, so I'm really interested to see how this book (and series) goes. I have an ARC, so be sure to look out for a review soon!

What Are You Waiting On...

It's that time again when I hand things over to you, Hardcover Lover readers! I'd love to know what books you're waiting on, so feel free to reach out with a comment or a link to your own Waiting on Wednesday post. You know I'm always adding books to my TBR!
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1 comment :

  1. The book looks really good! That cover is awesome and so creepy looking! I also love DeStefano! Her other books are great and I also love it when authors promote other authors. Great pick this week!


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