Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday/ 7 Souls by Barnabas Miller & Orlando Jordan

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases. 


ISBN: 9780385736732
Author: Miller, Barnabas & Jordan, Orlando
Publisher: Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers
Subject:Mysteries, Espionage, Detective Stories, Law & Crime, Social Issues - Violence
Publication Date: July 2010

Mary expected her seventeenth birthday to be a blowout to remember, courtesy of her best friends, fellow New York City prepsters Amy and Joon, and her doting boyfriend, Trick.

Instead, the day starts badly and gets worse. After waking up in a mortifying place with a massive, unexplainable hangover, Mary soon discovers that nobody at school is even aware that it's her birthday. As evening approaches, paranoia sets in. Mary just can't shake the feeling that someone is out to get her--and, as it turns out, she's right. Before the night is over, she's been killed in cold blood.

But murder is just the beginning of Mary's ordeal. Her soul gets trapped in a strange limbo, and she must relive the day of her death through the eyes of seven people--each of whom, she finds, had plenty of reasons to hate her. As Mary explores the mysteries of her world, discovering secrets that were hidden in plain sight while she was alive, she clings desperately to the hope that she can solve her own murder, change the past, and--just maybe--save her own life.

With its blend of suspense, horror, fantasy, and realism, 7 Souls is an adrenaline rush of a thriller. (from Powell's Books)

12 comments:

Jami said...

Ooh, first time hearing about this one. Looks great!

Here's my pick:
http://yaaddict.blogspot.com/2010/03/waiting-on-wednesdy-week-10.html

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Ooh, I think this is like someone's worst nightmare!

Thanks for stopping by my blog.

Mel (He Followed Me Home) said...

hmm, with the horror & thriller subjects added, I wonder if this is too creepy for me. It does seem like a cross between a few books that I have loved though (Lovely Bones meets Before I Fall come to mind) so now I'm curious. Thanks for Wowing it :)

tarynwanderer said...

This sounds supremely good and supremely creepy! I can't imagine reliving one day over and over again.

Also, one of your previous WoW picks is now my Wow--thanks for bringing it to my attention! :)

My WoW is here.

Missy B. said...

I've not heard of this book....it sounds awesome! I like creepy stories like these....thanks for the heads up!

Alayne said...

Very intriguing. Nice pick, mine is at The Crowded Leaf.

chelleyreads said...

sounds interesting and the cover is creepy. great pick!

Kris (Voracious YAppetite) said...

Wow, that sounds good! The whole idea of a soul in limbo and reliving death through others' eyes is very cool. I'd definitely read this book. Great pick!

Serpentine Librarian said...

This is the first time I'm hearing about this book, but it sounds very interesing!

Christina T said...

This is new to me but it sounds like a fantastic suspense novel with a paranormal twist. I'll be adding this to my TBR list. Great pick!

Mama Bookworm said...

I haven’t heard of this one before. It sounds good!

Lizzy said...

I'd seen the cover, but hadn't read the synopsis until your post. It sounds really good. I'll have to add it to my list

 
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