Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Waiting on Hemlock

Waiting-On-Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we simply cannot wait for.

About a year ago, I heard about this book called Hemlock by Kathleen Peacock. It sounded intriguing and as an aspiring author myself (note the term aspiring), I was fascinated by Kathleen's journey into publishing. I feel like her book is finally coming out in an attainable future. I can't wait to read it.

Hardcover
400 pages
Expected publication: May 8th 2012 
by HarperCollins Children's Books


Mackenzie and Amy were best friends. Until Amy was brutally murdered. 

Since then, Mac’s life has been turned upside down. She is being haunted by Amy in her dreams, and an extremist group called the Trackers has come to Mac’s hometown of Hemlock to hunt down Amy’s killer: A white werewolf.

Lupine syndrome—also known as the werewolf virus—is on the rise across the country. Many of the infected try to hide their symptoms, but bloodlust is not easy to control.

Wanting desperately to put an end to her nightmares, Mac decides to investigate Amy’s murder herself. She discovers secrets lurking in the shadows of Hemlock, secrets about Amy’s boyfriend, Jason, her good pal Kyle, and especially her late best friend. Mac is thrown into a maelstrom of violence and betrayal that puts her life at risk.

Kathleen Peacock’s thrilling novel is the first in the Hemlock trilogy, a spellbinding urban fantasy series filled with provocative questions about prejudice, trust, lies, and love. (Goodreads summary)

The cover is beautiful, the plot fascinating, and though I don't know her, I've decided that I love Kathleen Peacock. I am very excited for this book. If you also can't wait to read Hemlock, Kathleen is offering a chance to win a copy on her blog -- go here and enter to win. 

What (potentially) fantastic book are you waiting on today?

10 comments:

  1. Awesome pick. Hemlock does sound really good and intriguing. I entered the giveaway, Thanks for sharing. =]
    Here is My WoW

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  2. Love, Love this cover! I like the sounds of it! Great choice! Thank you for sharing!

    Sam
    Books For All Seasons

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  3. I love werewolves! Such a pretty cover! I added it to-read on goodreads! Thanks for sharing. new follower

    Visit my WOW

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  4. This looks pretty. I just love the blurb for this one, not to mention the cover. Great choice.

    Grace
    Livre De Amour-Books of Love

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  5. Great pick! That's a gorgeous book & it sounds great. Thanks for sharing!
    Here's mine: http://thebookishbabes.blogspot.com/2011/12/waiting-on-wednesday.html

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  6. I almost picked this one too it sounds awesome. Plus that cover is to die for!!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  7. This looks very interesting! I really love the cover!

    My WoW

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  8. You know what's funny, I was thinking of picking this one next week. It's just so good-looking! I can't wait to read it myself.

    - Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

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  9. such a pretty cover!!!

    stop by my WOW post?!

    http://www.lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/

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