November 27, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday 11.27.13

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine. It features upcoming books that we're eagerly waiting for!

I haven't posted for a few days - I've been really busy with school and NaNoWriMo. But I'm planning on doing my Top Ten Tuesday tomorrow instead, partly because it goes with Thanksgiving and partly because I missed it yesterday!

This book doesn't have a synopsis yet, so I'm going to add a teaser that was revealed about a month ago!

The Retribution of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
June 10, 2014
I slipped in and out of consciousness as time stretched and flowed around me. Dreams and reality blurred, but I liked the dreams better. Noah was in them. 
I dreamed of us, walking hand in hand down a crowded street in the middle of the day. We were in New York. I was in no rush—I could walk with him forever—but Noah was. He pulled me alongside him, strong and determined and not smiling. Not today. 
We wove among the people, somehow not touching a single one. The trees were green and blossoming. It was spring, almost summer. A strong wind shook a few steadfast flowers off of the branches and into our path. We ignored them. 
Noah led me into Central Park. It was teeming with human life. Bright colored picnic blankets burst across the lawn, the pale, outstretched forms of people wriggling over them like worms in fruit. We passed the reservoir, the sun reflecting off its surface, and then the crowd began to thicken. 
They funneled into a throbbing mass as we strode up a hill, over and through. Until we could see them all below us, angry and electric. Noah reached into his bag. He pulled out the little cloth doll, my grandmother’s. The one we burned.

Happy Wednesday everyone! Again, sorry for the lack of posts. NaNo is almost over, though!


  1. Ooh I haven't read this series yet but I want to SO BADLY. I'm asking for the first book for my birthday! Although I probably should've just asked for the whole series, since I'm pretty sure I'm going to love it based on what everybody has had to say about it, haha.

  2. WHAT?! Michelle gave a snippet THAT short?! Noo!!! I want more *sobs* Oh well. This will have to suffice. (BUT I THOUGHT THE DOLL WAS BURNT?!)

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