Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Neversink by Barry Wolverton

By: Barry Wolverton
Published by: Walden Pond Press
To Be Released on: March 27th, 2012
Pre-Order from: Amazon | Barnes & Noble

Along the Arctic Circle lies a small island called Neversink, whose jagged cliffs and ice-gouged rocks are home to a colony of odd-looking seabirds called auks, including one Lockley J. Puffin. With their oceanfront views and plentiful supply of fish, the auks have few concerns - few, save for Lockley's two best friends, Egbert and Ruby, a know-it-all walrus and a sharp-tongued hummingbird.

But all of this is about to change. Rozbell, the newly crowned king of Owl Parliament, is dealing with a famine on the mainland of Tytonia - and he has long had his scheming eyes on the small colony to the north. Now, Neversink's independence hangs in the balance. An insurgence of owls will inevitably destroy life as the auks know it - unless Lockley can do something about it
-quoted from Goodreads

I seriously LOVE this cover and I'm looking forward to featuring this book on the blog within in the next week or so. I can't wait to see a final copy of this out in book stores! It's a cute story and one I think a lot of MG fans will enjoy. What book are you waiting to be released?

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