Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: The Splindlers by Lauren Oliver


To Be Released on: October 2nd, 2012
Pre-Order from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble | IndieBound

Looking across the breakfast table one morning, twelve-year-old Liza feels dread wash over her. Although her younger brother, Patrick, appears the same, Liza knows that he is actually quite different. She is certain that the spindlers-evil, spiderlike beings-came during the night and stole his soul. And Liza is also certain that she is the only one who can rescue him.

Armed with little more than her wits and a huge talking rat for a guide, Liza descends into the dark and ominous underground to save Patrick's soul. Her quest is far from easy, and the road to the spindlers' nests is riddled with danger. She must brave tree snakes, the Court of Stones, and shape-shifting serpents before facing her greatest challenge in the spindlers' lair, where more than just Patrick's soul is at stake. -quoted from Goodreads

It's another MG book from Lauren Oliver, need I say more? I love this cover, I'm totally hooked with the synopsis, and I can't wait to read this book!! What book are you waiting on?

8 comments:

  1. So waiting for this too. I love Lauren Oliver's books.

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  2. I didn't know of this one!!! Thanks for sharing it!

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  3. I haven't read anything by Lauren Oliver (although she is on my TBR list a few times). This cover is BEAUTIFUL! It drew me in right away. I love the blurb and can't wait to read this one. It sounds fantastic. Thanks for passing it on.
    ~Jess

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    1. You're welcome! I love Lauren's MG books.

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  4. I loved Lisel and Po this looks equally as beautiful.

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