Wednesday, 23 March 2011

Waiting on Wednesday V

I've gotten really behind on my memes this week! (You can blame my essays) But I had to make time for Waiting on Wednesday, because that's how I find out about loads of cool books. As always, this is hosted by Jill over at breaking the spine



My pick this week is:




Graveminder by Melissa Marr
Publishing date: 17th May 2011
Publisher: HarperCollins


Description from Goodreads:


Rebekkah Barrow never forgot the tender attention her grandmother, Maylene, bestowed upon the dead of Claysville, the town where Bek spent her adolescence. There wasn’t a funeral that Maylene didn’t attend, and at each Rebekkah watched as Maylene performed the same unusual ritual: three sips from a small silver flask followed by the words “Sleep well, and stay where I put you.” 

Now Maylene is dead and Bek must go back to the place—and the man—she left a decade ago. But what she soon discovers is that Maylene was murdered and that there was good reason for her odd traditions. It turns out that in placid Claysville, the worlds of the living and the dead are dangerously connected. Beneath the town lies a shadowy, lawless land ruled by the enigmatic Charles, aka Mr. D—a place from which the dead will return if their graves are not properly minded. Only the Graveminder, a Barrow woman, and the current Undertaker, Byron, can set things to right once the dead begin to walk


My thoughts:

I love Melissa Marr's YA series, so I'm excited to see what her adult series will be like too. The concept of this book sounds really different aswell, and I'm hoping I'll enjoy it!

What's your WoW pick this week? make sure to post me your link so I can check it out!

And whilst you're at it, don't forget to enter my giveaway to win a copy of The Goddess Test by Aimee Carter!

14 comments:

  1. I didn't know Melissa Marr had another book coming out! This looks good!

    That's What Liz Read

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  2. Nice pick! I haven't read any of her books but I'll probably start with her YA series first.

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  3. This looks more my thing than Wicked Lovely...I want it!
    Here's my pick
    http://deathbooksandtea.blogspot.com/2011/03/waiting-on-wednesday-4.html
    Nina xxx

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  4. Marrs book sound like it will be great read...something different and mysterious. Great pick!

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  5. I'm not a huge Melissa Marr fan but I love the sound of this one, I'll have to put it on my wislist.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/03/waiting-on-wednesday-11.html

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  6. Sooo can't wait for that one either! Very excited about it!

    Here's my WoW

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    Jessica@a GREAT read

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  7. @Jenny I'm a fan of the first couple of books of the YA series, so I'll definitely recommend you giving them a go!

    @Sally & Nina yeah this definitely appeals to a different audience than the WL books which is great, and maybe if people like this, they'll be tempted to give WL a go ;)

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  8. I hope when you get it, it will be everything you hope it to be. Check out what I am Waiting On Wednesday for.

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  10. Hi Cait!

    Great choice! That was second on my list for my WOW! I love all things Melissa Marr! I am The Book Faery, LOL and again, I love all things fae but Melissa's writing has a depth and insight that is amazing.

    My WOW

    Thanks Cait! If my link doesn't work this time, I'm sorry!

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  11. I agree with you! Wicked Lovely series was awesome, but can't wait to read Graveminder!

    Come see what I'm waiting for!

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  12. Same here Kristi, she writes great faerie stories, but I;m really interested to read this new one!

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  13. Definitely! It's a great series. I hope if you do check them out you enjoy them!

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  14. Wow, more Melissa Marr! Great! Can't wait to read this one. Great pick!

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