Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (9)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine and spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


Title: Velveteen
Author: Daniel Marks
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Release Date: October 9, 2012

Velveteen Monroe is dead. At 16, she was kidnapped and murdered by a madman named Bonesaw. But that's not the problem.

The problem is she landed in purgatory. And while it's not a fiery inferno, it's certainly no heaven. It's gray, ashen, and crumbling more and more by the day, and everyone has a job to do. Which doesn't leave Velveteen much time to do anything about what's really on her mind.

Bonesaw.

Velveteen aches to deliver the bloody punishment her killer deserves. And she's figured out just how to do it. She'll haunt him for the rest of his days.
It'll be brutal . . . and awesome.

But crossing the divide between the living and the dead has devastating consequences. Velveteen's obsessive haunting cracks the foundations of purgatory and jeopardizes her very soul. A risk she's willing to take—except fate has just given her reason to stick around: an unreasonably hot and completely off-limits coworker.

Velveteen can't help herself when it comes to breaking rules . . . or getting revenge. And she just might be angry enough to take everyone down with her.


I won't lie, when I first caught wind of this book, I had to get my hands on it. This is one of my most highly anticipated books of the year, and I was just waiting on the cover to post this as my WoW. I pre-ordered this book in January, but I'm hoping hoping hoping that I can get my hands on it before!

Available for pre-order! Amazon | Barnes & Noble
Be sure to add it to your TBR list on Goodreads!

What are you waiting on this week?

17 comments:

  1. Velveteen sounds amazing! I have to get my hands on it, too. It sounds SO freaking amazing and I love the cover! can't wait for it!

    my WOW.

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    1. I know! I am so excited about this book!

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  2. Hi there :) just popping in...Velveteen looks gorgeous!

    I'm also your newest follower :)

    Here is my choice...
    Waiting On Wednesday

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  3. Love your pick! I have to say that Wednesday is my favorite day because I find so many great books to add to my shelf. And this one will definitely be added! Thank you for sharing! :)

    Here's mine:

    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-15.html

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  4. This is the second list I have seen this on! I am definitely adding it to my TBR pile! Here is my Waiting on Wednesday

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  5. Velveteen is one of those books that not only looks fantastic but sounds fantastic as well. I can't wait to read it.

    My WoW@BloodSweatandBooks

    Kristin
    International Giveaway

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    1. You should follow the author on Twitter, too. He's hilarious! Thanks for stopping by. :-D

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  6. The cover is beautiful. Sounds pretty thrilling. Please check out my Waiting on Wednesday!

    Anna @ Wandering Librarians

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    1. Thanks for checking out my WoW - yours is pretty great, too!

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  7. HOLY COW!

    Give me this book, NOW! O.O

    You owned this week's WOW, I think. XD

    Patricia // My WOW

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    1. I know, right?! I almost want to show up at Danny Marks' house and beg for the book! :-D

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  8. I absolutely love that cover and the synopsis sounds wonderful! I'm going to have to add this to my TBR list now!

    My WoW

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    1. And six months is so long to wait! *flails*

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  9. I love the sound of this book. Added it to my tbr pile after reading the blurb. The cover is pretty even though it looks like an emo guy and gal. XD Great pick!

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You are going to put words in my box?! *squeezes you* Now I shall stalk YOUR blog!