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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs

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

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:



Description

Grace just moved to San Francisco and is excited to start over at a new school. The change is full of fresh possibilities, but it’s also a tiny bit scary. It gets scarier when a minotaur walks in the door. And even more shocking when a girl who looks just like her shows up to fight the monster.

Gretchen is tired of monsters pulling her out into the wee hours, especially on a school night, but what can she do? Sending the minotaur back to his bleak home is just another notch on her combat belt. She never expected to run into this girl who could be her double, though.

Greer has her life pretty well put together, thank you very much. But that all tilts sideways when two girls who look eerily like her appear on her doorstep and claim they’re triplets, supernatural descendants of some hideous creature from Greek myth, destined to spend their lives hunting monsters.

These three teenage descendants of Medusa, the once-beautiful Gorgon maligned in myth, must reunite and embrace their fates in this unique paranormal world where monsters lurk in plain sight.
About the Author

Tera Lynn Childs (Authora neo) is a newly discovered species of author fish who always dreamed of being a mermaid, but never got closer than a career as a competitive swimmer. She loves to spend as much time as possible in and around water (right up until her fingertips turn all pruney) in the vain hope that one day her legs will magically turn into fins. When stuck on land, Authora neo can be found writing in coffee shops across the country, prowling for cool mermaid gear on Etsy, and spending way too much time online.

Details

  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (September 6, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062001817
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062001818

5 comments:

  1. I can´t wait for this one either :) I pre-ordered it last week :D YaY.
    Looking forward to read it :D

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  2. Ohhhh! very nice synopsis, anything with a Greek mythology theme is on my list. Thanks for sharing this one.

    Here's my WoW: http://www.peaceloveandreviews.com/2011/07/waiting-on-wednesday-5.html

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  3. Tera's books are always incredible, this one is bound to be fun! :)

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  4. Enjoy! your great choice.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/07/waiting-on-wednesday_13.html

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  5. This one sounds good! Great pick!

    My WOW: http://rachelreader.blogspot.com/2011/07/waiting-on-wednesday-13.html

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