Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Waiting On Wednesday #24

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, which spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


My WOW pick for this week is:

By: Lauren Oliver
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2014
"The New York Times bestselling author of Before I Fall and the Delirium trilogy makes her brilliant adult debut with this mesmerizing story in the tradition of The Lovely Bones, Her Fearful Symmetry, and The Ocean at the End of the Lane—a tale of family, ghosts, secrets, and mystery, in which the lives of the living and the dead intersect in shocking, surprising, and moving ways

Wealthy Richard Walker has just died, leaving behind his country house full of rooms packed with the detritus of a lifetime. His estranged family—bitter ex-wife Caroline, troubled teenage son Trenton, and unforgiving daughter Minna—have arrived for their inheritance.

But the Walkers are not alone. Prim Alice and the cynical Sandra, long dead former residents bound to the house, linger within its claustrophobic walls. Jostling for space, memory, and supremacy, they observe the family, trading barbs and reminiscences about their past lives. Though their voices cannot be heard, Alice and Sandra speak through the house itself—in the hiss of the radiator, a creak in the stairs, the dimming of a light bulb.

The living and dead are each haunted by painful truths that will soon surface with explosive force. When a new ghost appears, and Trenton begins to communicate with her, the spirit and human worlds collide—with cataclysmic results.

Elegantly constructed and brilliantly paced, Rooms is an enticing and imaginative ghost story and a searing family drama that is as haunting as it is resonant." ~See it on Goodreads!

I've been excited about this book since the very first time I read the synopsis! I loved The Lovely Bones, so the fact that this book is supposed to be a similar style hooked my attention immediately. All the elements of this book (judging from the description) are ones that I love and ones that I think will make for a really good read. I'm a big fan of Lauren Oliver anyways and I think it'll be really interesting to see her first adult novel since her other work is in the Middle Grade or YA categories. I will definitely be at the bookstore bright and early on September 23rd for this one!


What Are You Waiting On?



  1. Sounds interesting! :D The cover is pretty!

  2. Wow I had no idea Lauren Oliver had ANOTHER book coming out soon. This looks awesome!

    Great Pick!

    My WoW pick

    Michelle @ Book Briefs

    1. I'm a bit obsessed with Lauren Oliver so I stalk her website, Twitter page, ect. quite frequently! Lol. But this one sounds really good!!

      Thanks for dropping by!



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