February 2, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (1): The Vespertine

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights the upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

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Title: The Vespertine (The Vespertine #1)
 Author: Saundra Mitchell
Release Date: March 7, 2011
Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books

It’s the summer of 1889, and Amelia van den Broek is new to Baltimore and eager to take in all the pleasures the city has to offer. But her gaiety is interrupted by disturbing, dreamlike visions she has only at sunset—visions that offer glimpses of the future. Soon, friends and strangers alike call on Amelia to hear her prophecies. However, a forbidden romance with Nathaniel, an artist, threatens the new life Amelia is building in Baltimore. This enigmatic young man is keeping secrets of his own—still, Amelia finds herself irrepressibly drawn to him. 

When one of her darkest visions comes to pass, Amelia’s world is thrown into chaos. And those around her begin to wonder if she’s not the seer of dark portents, but the cause.

[via Goodreads]
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This is my first WoW to share to you guys!

I fell in-love with this book, just by staring at the cover. In addition, I am pretty tempted about the summary, so I was kinda intrigued about the story. I have also posted this on my IMM and my Coverlust last month and I couldn't help myself to share it again. Can't wait to read it and share what I thought about this book! :]


Brittany @ Nice Girls Read Books said...

I've heard only great things about this one! And the cover is absolutely gorgeous! Will definitely be picking this one up when it comes out! Thanks for stopping by! <3

Anna said...

Vespertine has a really good looking cover and a quite interesting story!
Great pick :)

Ladybug said...

This book sounds great and I cannot wait to hear your thoughts on it. Great pick! Welcome to WoW by the way :)

I'm your newest follower!

Universe in Words said...

This book sounds really amazing and the cover is brilliant!! Great choice! I'm an old follower hopping by!

iLuvReadingTooMuch said...

OMG I can't wait for that book too! It should be amazing! :D Thanx for dropping by my blog and Happy Reading! New follower btw :)

Rabiah @ Confessions of a Readaholic

Jill said...

Yea! Welcome to WoW...so glad you're participating!!

Aylee said...

You should request this from NetGalley! Get it free while you can...

Katie said...

welcome to your first Wow!!!!!!!!!!

the vespertine looks really good i have it and im starting it soon! can't wait!!

Thanks for stopping by!

Katie @ Novel Society

Casey (The Bookish Type) said...

Great pick! That cover is amazing and I've been intrigued by the summary too. Can't wait to see what you think!

Aleksandra said...

Great pick! I'll probably read this one soon :) I hope it's good as it sounds :)

BLHmistress said...

LOVE this cover and so can't wait for it either.


Marrion said...

Thanks guys! I already have a ARC of this book... can't wait to read it myself!^^

A Canadian Girl said...

I've seen mixed reviews for this one so I hope you enjoy it.

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