Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: 9.26.12

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.
by Gennifer Albin
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Expected Publication: October 16, 2012
Incapable. Awkward. Artless.

That’s what the other girls whisper behind her back. But sixteen year-old Adelice Lewys has a secret: she wants to fail.

Gifted with the ability to weave time with matter, she’s exactly what the Guild is looking for, and in the world of Arras, being chosen as a Spinster is everything a girl could want. It means privilege, eternal beauty, and being something other than a secretary. It also means the power to embroider the very fabric of life. But if controlling what people eat, where they live and how many children they have is the price of having it all, Adelice isn’t interested.

Not that her feelings matter, because she slipped and wove a moment at testing, and they’re coming for her—tonight.

Now she has one hour to eat her mom’s overcooked pot roast. One hour to listen to her sister’s academy gossip and laugh at her Dad’s stupid jokes. One hour to pretend everything’s okay. And one hour to escape.

Because once you become a Spinster, there’s no turning back.


  1. I am really looking forward to this book too. It looks amazing.

  2. I was lucky enough to get this book at BEA, and I have to say it was excellent. Great pick!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness
    My WOW

  3. This is a popular one, I may have to read it!

    Christina@ Ensconced in YA
    My WoW


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