Waiting On Wednesday ~ November 22nd, 2017

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at
and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

*Beth's Choice*

(YABC Assistant Blog Manager)

 

The Wicked Deep (Shea Ernshaw)

 

Author: Shea Ernshaw

Book: Hardcover, 320 pages

Expected publication: March 6th, 2018

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Hocus Pocus and Practical Magic meets the Salem Witch trials in this haunting story about three sisters on a quest for revenge—and how love may be the only thing powerful enough to stop them.

Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow…

Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town.

Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbor and pulling them under.

Like many locals, seventeen-year-old Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the eve of the sisters’ return, a boy named Bo Carter arrives; unaware of the danger he has just stumbled into.

Mistrust and lies spread quickly through the salty, rain-soaked streets. The townspeople turn against one another. Penny and Bo suspect each other of hiding secrets. And death comes swiftly to those who cannot resist the call of the sisters.

But only Penny sees what others cannot. And she will be forced to choose: save Bo, or save herself.

 

 

 

*Bethany W's Choice*

(YABC Indie Staff Reviewer)

 

A Court Of Frost and Starlight (Sarah J Maas)

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Author: Sarah J Maas

Book: Hardcover, 256 pages

Expected publication: May 1st, 2018

Publisher: Bloomsbury

Narrated by Feyre and Rhysand, this story bridges the events in A Court of Wings and Ruin and the upcoming spinoff novels.

Feyre, Rhys, and their close-knit circle of friends are still busy rebuilding the Night Court and the vastly-changed world beyond. But Winter Solstice is finally near, and with it, a hard-earned reprieve. Yet even the festive atmosphere can't keep the shadows of the past from looming. As Feyre navigates her first Winter Solstice as High Lady, she finds that those dearest to her have more wounds than she anticipated—scars that will have far-reaching impact on the future of their Court.

 

 

 

 

*Kayla's Choice*

(YABC Blog Manager)

 

Leah On The Offbeat (Becky Albertalli)

  

Author: Becky Albertalli

Book: Hardcover, 352 pages

Expected publication: April 24th, 2018

Publisher: Balzer + Bray

Leah Burke—girl-band drummer, master of deadpan, and Simon Spier’s best friend from the award-winning Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda—takes center stage in this novel of first love and senior-year angst.

When it comes to drumming, Leah Burke is usually on beat—but real life isn’t always so rhythmic. An anomaly in her friend group, she’s the only child of a young, single mom, and her life is decidedly less privileged. She loves to draw but is too self-conscious to show it. And even though her mom knows she’s bisexual, she hasn’t mustered the courage to tell her friends—not even her openly gay BFF, Simon.

So Leah really doesn’t know what to do when her rock-solid friend group starts to fracture in unexpected ways. With prom and college on the horizon, tensions are running high. It’s hard for Leah to strike the right note while the people she loves are fighting—especially when she realizes she might love one of them more than she ever intended.

 

 

 

 

*Samantha's Choice*

(YABC Staff Reviewer)

 

The Girl and The Grove (Eric Smith)

 
Author: Eric Smith

Book: Hardcover, 320 pages

Expected publication: May 8th, 2018

Publisher: Flux Publishing

Teenager Leila’s life is full of challenges. From bouncing around the foster care system to living with seasonal affective disorder, she’s never had an easy road. Leila keeps herself busy with her passion for environmental advocacy, monitoring the Urban Ecovists message board and joining a local environmental club with her best friend Sarika. And now that Leila has finally been adopted, she dares to hope her life will improve.

But the voices in Leila’s head are growing louder by the day. Ignoring them isn’t working anymore. Something calls out to her from the grove at Fairmount Park. 

 

 

 

 

 

*Melissa R's Choice*

(YABC Instagram Manager)

 

Stolen Enchantress (Amber Argyle)

 

Author: Amber Argyle

Expected publication: April 9th, 2018

Publisher: Starling Publishing

Beauty and the Beast meets The Pied Piper 

Any girl who goes into the Forbidden Forest never comes out again. Except the one who did. 

Larkin should have been watching her little sister. Should have paid more attention to the trees looming over her family’s fields. Now Sela is gone. Knowing full well the danger of the forest and its beast, Larkin goes after her anyway. With her sister clutched in her arms, she manages to escape, but not before discovering the truth lurking beneath the wicked boughs. 

She may have evaded the beast once, but with the full force of his magic now fixated on her, she isn’t sure how much longer she can resist . . 

 

 

 

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