Waiting on Wednesday: Meridian by Amber Kizer

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on. I have decided to participate because I have a list that can go on forever and ever and it is interesting to see what else others are "waiting" for also.

My WOW choice this week was a suggestion from my buddy Vania whom I have much in common with and I have to give her kudos for a great suggestion.

Meridian by Amber Kizer
Reading level: Young Adult
Hardcover: 320 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (August 11, 2009)

My name is Meridian Sozu. I am a Fenestra. I have always shared my world with the dead and the dying. But I really didn't understand what that meant until I turned sixteen and glimpsed my own mortality. . .

Half-human, half-angel, Meridian Sozu has a dark responsibility.

Sixteen-year-old Meridian has been surrounded by death ever since she can remember. As a child, insects, mice, and salamanders would burrow into her bedclothes and die. At her elementary school, she was blamed for a classmate’s tragic accident. And on her sixteenth birthday, a car crashes in front of her family home—and Meridian’s body explodes in pain.

Before she can fully recover, Meridian is told that she’s a danger to her family and hustled off to her great-aunt’s house in Revelation, Colorado. It’s there that she learns that she is a Fenestra—the half-angel, half-human link between the living and the dead. But Meridian and her sworn protector and love, Tens, face great danger from the Aternocti, a band of dark forces who capture vulnerable souls on the brink of death and cause chaos.
Life. Death. And the in between.

10 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: Meridian by Amber Kizer"

Reverie wrote: April 14, 2009 at 10:26 PM

ooooh this looks good!!! I so want it! freaky and PARANORMAL!!! my type!!

Alley wrote: April 14, 2009 at 11:01 PM

Sounds super interesting, thank for the post!

ps - if you have the time, would you mind checking out my collaborative blog "Collision" (http://arts-collision.blogspot.com). We're a work in progress and the opinion of an established blogger would mean a lot!

Kate wrote: April 15, 2009 at 12:56 AM

Wow. That sounds - wow.
Good luck on getting it soon.

Silvia wrote: April 15, 2009 at 4:00 AM

August...Still a lot to wait.
This books sounds really good.

So Many Books, So Little Time wrote: April 15, 2009 at 4:18 AM

That sounds really good and I love the cover.

Steph Su wrote: April 15, 2009 at 6:53 AM

Seen this before but it never gets old! I can't wait. And the cover is fantastic--so bold.

Erika Lynn wrote: April 15, 2009 at 7:22 AM

this one sounds sooooo good! and the cover is stunning!

GreenBeanTeenQueen wrote: April 15, 2009 at 1:34 PM

I want to read this on. Sounds so good and I love the cover.

~THE OPTIMISTIC PESSIMIST ~ wrote: April 16, 2009 at 3:07 PM

Very interesting. I too love the cover, it is striking!

Michelle Zink wrote: April 16, 2009 at 7:31 PM

Meridian is swiftly moving to the top of my TBR pile...

Can't wait for that one!

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