Waiting on Wednesday

4 Aug

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. It’s a fun way to share with other book lovers an upcoming release that you can’t wait to get your hands on.

Intrinsical by Lani Woodland
Release date: August 20th

Sixteen-year-old Yara Silva has always known that ghosts walk alongside the living. Her grandma, like the other females in her family, is a Waker, someone who can see and communicate with ghosts. Yara grew up watching her grandmother taunted and scorned for this unusual ability and doesn’t want that to be her future. She has been dreading the day when she too would see ghosts, and is relieved that the usually dominant Waker gene seems to have skipped her, letting her live a normal teenage life. However, all that changes for Yara on her first day at her elite boarding school when she discovers the gene was only lying dormant. She witnesses a dark mist attack Brent, a handsome fellow student, and rushes to his rescue. Her act of heroism draws the mist’s attention, and the dark spirit begins stalking her. Yara finds herself entrenched in a sixty-year-old curse that haunts the school, threatening not only her life, but the lives of her closest friends as well. Yara soon realizes that the past she was trying to put behind her isn’t going to go quietly.

From Lani Woodland’s website.

I discovered Lani through Twitter. Doesn’t her book sound delish? Ghost, boarding school ,family legacy….. definitely going to be good!

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8 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday”

  1. julie August 4, 2010 at 7:43 am #

    This book looks cool 🙂 I’m waiting for it as well.

    My WoW is here Manga Maniac Cafe

  2. Jan@eatingyabooks August 4, 2010 at 8:00 am #

    Saw this for the first time today and am now anxious to read it too. Great pick.

  3. Alison August 4, 2010 at 8:23 am #

    I saw this in another WOW. It sounds like a really good book. I’ve always like books with ghosts.

    • lavenderlines August 4, 2010 at 11:14 am #

      I don’t read a lot of ghost-y books anymore, but I definitely enjoy them.

  4. Alayne August 4, 2010 at 11:45 am #

    Sounds interesting! Nice pick. My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

  5. Lori August 4, 2010 at 1:17 pm #

    I hope that you get your book soon, and that it is everything you hope it to be. Here’s my WOW Happy reading!

  6. Lizzy August 4, 2010 at 7:33 pm #

    I hadn’t heard of this one, but it sounds really interesting. I’ll have to keep an eye out for it. Great pick!

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