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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday: Siren's Storm by Lisa Papademetriou

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Siren's Storm by Lisa Papademetriou
Reading Level: Young Adult
Release Date: August 8, 2011
Pages: 272

Summary: Nothing has been the same for Will ever since what happened last summer. One day, on an ordinary sailing trip with his brother, there is a strange accident. When Will wakes up, he learns his brother has disappeared, presumed drowned. Worst of all, Will can't remember what happened—his family finds him unconscious, with no memory of the accident. Now Will and his best friend and neighbor, Gretchen, are starting a new summer. Gretchen seems troubled—her sleepwalking habit is getting worse, and she keeps waking up closer and closer to the water. Will is drawn to Asia, the exotic new girl in town. Nobody knows where she's from—all Will knows is that her beauty and her mesmerizing voice have a powerful effect on people. Then there is another mysterious drowning, and Will and Gretchen begin to wonder: Is Asia just another beautiful, wealthy summer resident? Or is she something entirely more sinister . . . and inhuman?

My Thoughts: Love this cover, it's mysterious and spooky, which fits right in with the summary. Who is Asia? What happened to Will's brother? I would love to find out! Too bad the release date is so far. But, it's definitely a book I'm looking forward to seeing on bookshelves.

What are your thoughts on Siren's Storm?


Juju at Tales of said...

Ooooo I want to know more. Thanks for pointing this one out :)

ajmitchell said...

Awesome choice! I've never heard of this one before but the summary sounds really creepy and I love the cover. I've added it to my wishlist. Thanks for sharing!

Small Review said...

This one sounds really good. I don't think I've heard of it before. Thanks for putting it on my radar!

Brenda Pandos said...

creepy... LOVE it!

jacmom said...

Mysterious and creepy! Just added this to my TBR list, I love the cover as well!

Melina said...

Cool cover. So mysterious looking. I love the sleep walking thing.

Book Butterfly (Kim) said...

What would I do without your blog--another one to add to my TBR list :) Thanks for sharing!

Casey (The Bookish Type) said...

That cover is amazing! Hmm I have my suspicions about what's going on in this book - I can't wait to read it and see if I'm right! Great pick!

♫♥LovLivLife Reviews♥♫ said...

This one sounds mysterious!!! =)

Ladybug said...

Sounds a bit like The Mermaid's Mirror by L.K. Madigan, a girl sleepwalking to the beach at night there as well. That one didn't quite work for me so I must confess that I'm a bit reluctant towards this one but qurious to know if Lisa Papademetriou can pull it off :)

Marie said...

I LOVE Siren novels!

I've never heard of this one, but it sounds really good!

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