blo Teens Read and Write: WAITING ON WEDNESDAY - 12/8/10

Wednesday, December 8, 2010


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

by Maurissa Guibord (1/11/2011)

Tessa doesn't believe in magic. Or Fate. But there's something weird about the dusty unicorn tapestry she discovers in a box of old books. She finds the creature woven within it compelling and frightening. After the tapestry comes into her possession, Tessa experiences dreams of the past and scenes from a brutal hunt that she herself participated in. When she accidentally pulls a thread from the tapestry, Tessa releases a terrible centuries old secret. She also meets William de Chaucy, an irresistible 16th-century nobleman. His fate is as inextricably tied to the tapestry as Tessa's own. Together, they must correct the wrongs of the past. But then the Fates step in, making a tangled mess of Tessa's life. Now everyone she loves will be destroyed unless Tessa does their bidding and defeats a cruel and crafty ancient enemy.

Before beginning her writing career Maurissa Guibord worked slinging pizzas, alphabetizing things and practicing medicine. Now she writes teen fiction for people who love the same kind of stories she does: mysterious, romantic and with a touch of humor. Her short mystery fiction, published in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine has been nominated for the Agatha Award. She lives on the coast of Maine with her mysterious cat, romantic husband and three kids who make her laugh.

This 2011 YA debut looks awesome - exciting, romantic and who doesn't love unicorns? - and we're thrilled to have Maurissa Guibord joining us at the end of December for an interview!

What are you waiting on?


Little Miss Becky said...

I've had my eye on this one for awhile now---it looks like an amazing read! A little over a month to go! :)

Blodeuedd said...

I am intrigued, will give you that :)

Alyssa Kirk said...

Becky - not long now!

Linda - intrigued is good!

Mari - Escape In A Book said...

Oooh unicorns :D Great choice!

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

I just started hearing about this one. It does sound good!

Tales of Whimsy said...

Great pick :)

YA Book Queen said...

This one does sound pretty awesome - Nice pick! :D

Aylee said...

Yep, I'm waiting on this one, too!

Marathon said...

I cannot wait to read Warped! That cover...*goggles*

Lola said...

Oooh! Sounds enticing! :D

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