16 May 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (54)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. This is one of my favorite memes because not only is my TBR pile so much bigger at the end of the night but also the covers are always amazing!

Title: The Turning
Author: Francine Prose
Hitting the Shelves: September 25, 2012

Jack is babysitting for the summer on an isolated island with no Wi-Fi, no cell service, and no one else around but a housekeeper and two very peculiar children. He immediately senses something sinister-and it's not just the creepy black house he's living in. Soon he is feeling terribly isolated and alone, but then he discovers there are others. The problem is, he's the only who can see them. As secrets are revealed and darker truths surface, Jack desperately struggles to maintain a grip on reality. He knows what he sees, and he isn't crazy…Or is he?

Where does reality end and insanity begin? The Turn of the Screw reinvented for modern-day teens, by National Book Award finalist Francine Prose.

Why I want this:  Oh my, this book looks scary and creepy! Lord knows I'm in need of a good horror book! And it's release is right around the corner from Halloween and fall is my favorite season! I must have it!!!

What are you waiting for?


Aleksandra Dee said...

UMF! It looks great and a whole lot of creepy going on. :3 Haven't heard of it before but it definitely goes on my TBR pile now. Haunted house? Isolated island? Horror-tastic!

Aleksandra and her WoW

BookJunkie said...

Oh, this one sounds like it has just the right amount of creepiness! Thanks for bringing it to my attention!

Courtney @ Fuzzy.Coffee.Books <--My WoW!

Anna @ Literary Exploration said...

Ohhhh this does look creepy!!! Great pick, I'll have to add it to my TBR!!! :D

Anna @ Literary Exploration

iLuvReadingTooMuch said...

Never heard of this one, but now I've got to add it to my TBR! Great pick and I'm a new follower :)

I currently have a giveaway running on my blog if you'd like to check it out HERE

Confessions of a Readaholic

Sierra Abrams said...

I am COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY in love with the concept of this book. I'm so excited to read it! Great share!! :D

Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm a new follower!

Sierra @ Yearning to Read

Vegan YA Nerds said...

I've never heard of this but the cover is great and it would make for a great Halloween read!

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