Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It lets us all gush about what soon-to-be released books we are jumping-up-and-down excited for.

Crewel
by Gennifer Albin

hitting shelves October 16th 2012 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux

description:
Incapable. Awkward. Artless.

That’s what the other girls whisper behind her back. But sixteen year-old Adelice Lewys has a secret: she wants to fail.

Gifted with the ability to weave time with matter, she’s exactly what the Guild is looking for, and in the world of Arras, being chosen as a Spinster is everything a girl could want. It means privilege, eternal beauty, and being something other than a secretary. It also means the power to embroider the very fabric of life. But if controlling what people eat, where they live and how many children they have is the price of having it all, Adelice isn’t interested.

Not that her feelings matter, because she slipped and wove a moment at testing, and they’re coming for her—tonight.

Now she has one hour to eat her mom’s overcooked pot roast. One hour to listen to her sister’s academy gossip and laugh at her Dad’s stupid jokes. One hour to pretend everything’s okay. And one hour to escape.

Because once you become a Spinster, there’s no turning back.


My thoughts: The Fates! This sounds very cool. I love mythology-based stories, so this one about a guild that weaves the fabric of life definitely catches my attention! And look at that cover! Beautiful colors and a unique design that makes me think of threads flying everywhere. Gorgeous!

20 comments:

  1. That cover is gorgeous! I am loving the colours and the swoopy design, it works so well with the idea that she can weave time. I've not heard of this, but definitely going to keep an eye out for it.

    Great pick!
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  2. 5th time that I am seeing this today. O.O WOW! I really want to read this book now that everyone shared their thoughts about it! :D

    Patricia // My WOW

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  3. I've been waiting on this too! But not this week :P


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  4. I've seen this one a lot last week and I have to agree, what a gorgeous cover! It just makes you want to pick it up, hehe. :) Sounds like a great story too!

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    Vicky
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  5. I really enjoy mythology based stories as well--I'll have to add this to my TBR list. Thanks for sharing this one!

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  6. This does sound very cool and I haven't seen it before so thanks for sharing something new. Here's my WoW
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  7. YES! That cover is to-die and the premise is so strange but so awesome.

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  8. This one sounds so strange and different than other books. And look at the cover: I can stare at it and it never bores me. Can't wait for it, so nice pick!

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday-9.html

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  9. Ooo, I've seen this around, the cover is so pretty! and the story sounds really interesting! Great pick :)

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  10. Wow. That's really all I can say, because it's just... wow! Awesome pick. Please check out my WoW.

    We're also doing an audio giveaway of Dead End in Norvelt and ARC of Purity by Jackson Pearce.

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    Anna @ Wandering Librarians

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  11. That looks so cool! And it sounds really good too! Great pick :)

    Here's my WoW!

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  12. This book does sound good! Thanks for highlighting it!

    Dani
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  13. Man, October is a long wait. I'm super excited for Crewel too. :)

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  14. Oh, this one sounds very good and I really like the cover! Thanks for bringing this to my attention and for stopping by :)

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  15. This really does sound cool! And I love the cover for it as well. :) Great pick!

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