Wednesday, June 23, 2010

"Waiting On" Wednesday: Nevermore by Kelly Creagh

Title:  Nevermore
Author:  Kelly Creagh
Publication date:  August 31, 2010
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And the raven, never flitting, still is sitting, still is sittingOn the pallid bust of Pallas just above my chamber door;
And his eyes have all the seeming of a demon's that is dreaming,
And the lamp-light o'er him streaming throws his shadow on the floor;
And my soul from out that shadow that lies floating on the floor
Shall be lifted - nevermore
-- from The Raven by Edgar Allan Poe 
Cheerleader Isobel Lanley is horrified when she is paired with Varen Nethers for an English project, which is due—so unfair—on the day of the rival game. Cold and aloof, sardonic and sharp-tongued, Varen makes it clear he’d rather not have anything to do with her either. But when Isobel discovers strange writing in his journal, she can’t help but give this enigmatic boy with the piercing eyes another look.

Soon, Isobel finds herself making excuses to be with Varen. Steadily pulled away from her friends and her possessive boyfriend, Isobel ventures deeper and deeper into the dream world Varen has created through the pages of his notebook, a realm where the terrifying stories of Edgar Allan Poe come to life.

As her world begins to unravel around her, Isobel discovers that dreams, like words, hold more power than she ever imagined, and that the most frightening realities are those of the mind. Now she must find a way to reach Varen before he is consumed by the shadows of his own nightmares.

His life depends on it.

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


Midnight Sapphire Books said...

This souns like an interesting read!

Here is my WoW:

Page (One Book At A Time) said...

Nevermore is on my wishlist already!

Crystal said...

Sounds interesting..I think for me this could be one I really like or really don't

Thanks for checking out my WoW pick!

Erika said...

i'm waiting for this one too! it sounds like a great read :)

Candace said...

This one sounds very interesting!

Beverly said...

This sounds great - I am adding it to my already enormous TBR!

Adeeva Afsheen said...

Banned complain !! Complaining only causes life and mind become more severe. Enjoy the rhythm of the problems faced. No matter ga life, not a problem not learn, so enjoy it :)

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