Waiting on Wednesday was started by Breaking the Spine and serves to showcase those books we’re not so patiently waiting to arrive!
Somewhere between returning to gainful employment and getting another job entirely, my blog-related inbox has exploded. Comments have gone unanswered, review requests have gone unlooked at and the number of publisher-related newsletters can no longer be contained by my filing system. But that ends today! Today I shall answer all the unanswered comments and attempt to get responses out to all the review requests. I have a goal. I shall achieve it!
What does this have to do with Waiting on Wednesday? Well, Kate Evangelista was one of the author requests collecting dust in my inbox. One of the good ones where she knew the blog's name (and my name) and the book she was peddling actually had something to do with the books I cover on the site. Because of that I'm happy to announce that she's releasing a book trailer and excerpt on Monday, April 16, through various blogs. Hopefully I wasn't too late in getting WFTM on that list, but either way, that's why Taste is the book I'm waiting on this week.
Crescent Moon Press
Releases in May 2012
Page count unknown
At Barinkoff Academy, there's only one rule: no students on campus after curfew. Phoenix McKay soon finds out why when she is left behind at sunset. A group calling themselves night students threaten to taste her flesh until she is saved by a mysterious, alluring boy. With his pale skin, dark eyes, and mesmerizing voice, Demitri is both irresistible and impenetrable. He warns her to stay away from his dangerous world of flesh eaters. Unfortunately, the gorgeous and playful Luka has other plans.
When Phoenix is caught between her physical and her emotional attraction, she becomes the keeper of a deadly secret that will rock the foundations of an ancient civilization living beneath Barinkoff Academy. Phoenix doesn’t realize until it is too late that the closer she gets to both Demitri and Luka the more she is plunging them all into a centuries old feud.
First how gorgeous is that cover? It's really, really pretty. I'm a little bored with the whole girls-in-pretty-dresses thing, but sometimes those covers still work for me. This is one of those cases. Then of course there's the people wanting to eat her. I'm always up for people attempting to run away from things that try to eat them. It seems like it might be a bit heavy on the romance, but the potential for people-eating (whether it happens or not) would counterbalance the romancy bits. Plus I like stories about a school that's secretly evil. That's sort of how I felt about my high school...
What are you waiting for this week? Anything involving people getting eaten? I think I'm going through The Walking Dead withdraw or something.