Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

This is a blog meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine to highlight upcoming books.

This week's can't wait to read selection is:

The Rook by Daniel O'Malley
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Publication date: 1/11/2012
Pages: 496

"The body you are wearing used to be mine." So begins the letter Myfanwy Thomas is holding when she awakes in a London park surrounded by bodies all wearing latex gloves. With no recollection of who she is, Myfanwy must follow the instructions her former self left behind to discover her identity and track down the agents who want to destroy her.

She soon learns that she is a Rook, a high-ranking member of a secret organization called the Chequy that battles the many supernatural forces at work in Britain. She also discovers that she possesses a rare, potentially deadly supernatural ability of her own.

In her quest to uncover which member of the Chequy betrayed her and why, Myfanwy encounters a person with four bodies, an aristocratic woman who can enter her dreams, a secret training facility where children are transformed into deadly fighters, and a conspiracy more vast than she ever could have imagined.


I have a confession-- this isn't just a can't wait to read selection. I'm already reading it!. But I'm enjoying it so much that I had to feature it.

15 comments:

Lindsay Cummings author said...

loooks good! :)

I'm hosting an exclusive cover reveal for TOUCHING THE SURFACE, by Kimberly Sabatini. Releases in 2012 from Simon Pulse! Come by and check it out and comment your thoughts!!!

http://lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/wow-exclusive-cover-reveal-touching.html

Rebecca said...

I hadn't heard of this before now! It sound really good. I'm excited to read your review when it comes:)

Books For All Seasons said...

I haven't heard of this book, but it sounds very intense. Thank you for sharing! Great pick!

Sam
Books For All Seasons

We Fancy Books said...

The title and the synopsis sounds really gooood! definitely waiting for this one!

Here's my WoW pick
Jay @ We Fancy Books

pixieDREAMER said...

Never heard of this one, but it looks pretty good. Nice pick :)

My WoW: http://theawesomemagicattic.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday-sweet-evil.html

Rachel Brooks said...

Thanks for sharing! I haven't heard of this book before.

I’m a new follower :)
Here is my W.O.W. post

Charles Gramlich said...

Love that opening. Dynamite

Anna said...

This sounds awesome. I hope you review it soon! I'm a new follower, please check out my WoW post.

Anna @ Wandering Librarians

Allison said...

This sounds great! I'm adding it to my to-read list. I also hope you review it when you're done.

Allison
Geek Banter

A Beautiful Madness said...

Never heard of this book before, but I'll have to check it out. Great pick
Em
My WOW
A Beautiful Madness

JC Jones said...

I will be on the lookout for this one. Here is my WOW:

http://mixedbookbag.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday-wow-november-30.html

Linds said...

Sounds interesting. I'll have to add it to my to-read pile.

Tribute Books Mama said...

Sounds good, new to me.

http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday_30.html

Chapter by Chapter said...

This sounds very interesting! I'll need to check it out. Thanks for sharing. New follower :)
Maryann @ Chapter by Chapter

A. Knight said...

Normally, this wouldn't be something I would be interested in. At least not totally, but the summary has me curious.

- Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)