27 February 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (85)

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: Doll Bones
Author: Holly Black
Hitting the Shelves: May 07, 2013

Zach, Poppy, and Alice have been friends forever. And for almost as long, they've been playing one continuous, ever-changing game of pirates and thieves, mermaids and warriors. Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her. But they are in middle school now. Zach’s father pushes him to give up make-believe, and Zach quits the game. Their friendship might be over, until Poppy declares she’s been having dreams about the Queen—and the ghost of a girl who will not rest until the bone-china doll is buried in her empty grave.

Zach and Alice and Poppy set off on one last adventure to lay the Queen’s ghost to rest. But nothing goes according to plan, and as their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen. Is the doll just a doll or something more sinister? And if there really is a ghost, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches?

Can you say super creepy? DEFINITELY! 


Mel@Thedailyprophecy said...

It's strange that a drawing can look so creepy, but that doll is one scary thing :D


Bonnie R said...

I can't wait for this one either! Holly Black is one of my favorite authors, including her Curse Workers series. Can't wait to read more from her and this one sounds fantastic. Great pick!
My WoW Pick!

A Beautiful Madness said...

This sounds so good and so creepy! I really can't wait to read this one. Great pick!
Em @ A Beautiful Madness

Vegan YA Nerds said...

Ooh, that does look a little creepy but it sounds great!

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