Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #52


Kill Me Softly
by Sarah Cross
Publication Date: April 10th, 2012
Publisher: EgmontUSA

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True love’s kiss just may prove deadly....

Mirabelle’s past is shrouded in secrecy, from her parents’ tragic deaths to her guardians’ half-truths about why she can’t return to her birthplace, Beau Rivage. Desperate to see the town, Mira runs away a week before her sixteenth birthday—and discovers a world she never could have imagined.

In Beau Rivage, nothing is what it seems—the strangely pale girl with a morbid interest in apples, the obnoxious playboy who’s a beast to everyone he meets, and the chivalrous guy who has a thing for damsels in distress. Here, fairy tales come to life, curses are awakened, and ancient stories are played out again and again.

But fairy tales aren’t pretty things, and they don’t always end in happily ever after. Mira has a role to play, a fairy-tale destiny to embrace or resist. As she struggles to take control of her fate, Mira is drawn into the lives of two brothers with fairy-tale curses of their own ... brothers who share a dark secret. And she’ll find that love, just like fairy tales, can have sharp edges and hidden thorns. (Goodreads)

Why am I Waiting on this book??

My lovely friend Kathy at A Glass of Wine brought this book to my attention. I love fairy tale re-tellings, and I'm dying to check this one out!

What are you Waiting on this week???


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

19 comments:

  1. This one sounds absolutely awesome! It sounds really unique and different. Great pick :)

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  2. Oooh... I love the sound of these fairytale elements and I love the look of the cover, too. Definitely adding this one to my list.

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  3. That sounds like it could be exactly up my alley too! So thanks for bringing it to my attention :)

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  4. Ooh that sounds interesting! I sooo love fairytale like books! Added this to my ever growing book list for the year!

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  5. The cover, the fairytale elements, and the fact I am obsessed with Once Upon A Time has made this a must read. I am literally counting down the days until this comes out. Amazing pick, Christy!

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  6. Cool! I didn't know this was a faery tale. I'd seen the cover before and ran away from the blood XD This looks great though, and I'm adding it to my ever-growing TBR pile!

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  7. Awww I am in your friends list <3 You have made my day

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  8. Wow what a cover! It looks very interesting :) :)

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  9. i'm seeing this one a lot today and every time i do, i covet it more. awesome pick :D

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    -michelle

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  10. I hadn't heard of this one until now so thank you very much because it sounds amazing :) !! Going to add it to my wishlist ;)

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  11. Ooh a re-telling! This sounds really good. That cover is so nice! Thanks for sharing it. I'm definitely adding it to my list.
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  12. I haven't read many re-telling, but love the sound of this and the cover. Great choice!

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  13. First time hearing about this and it looks AWESOME! Thank you for sharing it!!

    Tiffany
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  14. This cover is stunning! Wow, I want it.

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  15. This one has such a creepy but cool cover! The idea sounds really intriguing too!

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  16. Never heard of this book, but I'm adding it to my list. I like the simple cover, too! Thanks for sharing :)

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