Waiting on Wednesday: The Tear Collector by Patrick Jones

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.

I love Vampire stories, it is one of my favorite paranormal genres. Yet, it has been played out in so many different ways....UNTIL I read about this upcoming novel The TEAR COLLECTOR by Patrick Jones. It sounds soo good. I am not sure if the cover is the offical one, but it is the one posted on the author's website located HERE


THE TEAR COLLECTOR by Patrick Jones
Reading level: Young Adult
Hardcover: 272 pages
Publisher: Walker Books for Young Readers (September 1, 2009)

Fans of urban fantasy should prepare for a new kind of vampire–one that feeds off of tears instead of blood. Descended from an ancient line of creatures that gain their energy from human tears, Cassandra Gray depends on human sorrow to live. Only Cass has grown tired of living this life and wants to live like a human, especially now that she's met someone worth fighting for.


Sounds good! and I want it now. I love all things Vampire and this different take on them is fresh, interesting and definitely has my attention. So, that is my WOW and what is yours?

16 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: The Tear Collector by Patrick Jones"

Reverie wrote: May 26, 2009 at 9:16 PM

this sounds like a beautiful love story already. ME WANT NOW!!!


Cindy wrote: May 26, 2009 at 9:39 PM

I think it sounds cool as well. Can't read to read it!!


Carrie wrote: May 26, 2009 at 10:06 PM

Sounds very cool and completely original. Looking forward to this one!


Thao wrote: May 26, 2009 at 11:02 PM

I love this one. The idea of the vampire hunting for tears is really unique.


Ladybug wrote: May 27, 2009 at 3:15 AM

Sounds interesting! I love vampire stories as well :) This one is going straight on to my wish list.

Here's the book I'm waiting for


Kate wrote: May 27, 2009 at 4:32 AM

I have just heard of this book and now really want it. I can't wait for the release of this book. And I really love the cover!


Silvia wrote: May 27, 2009 at 4:37 AM

WoW, this sounds really really good.
"Vampires that feeds off of tears" + "urban fantasy "!!
The cover is really pretty, I hope this one is the official*


Amelia wrote: May 27, 2009 at 6:17 AM

Sounds really good. I hadn't heard of it yet, so thanks for sharing!


Fantastic Book Review wrote: May 27, 2009 at 7:06 AM

This one sounds interesting another twist on vampires, I'll have to look out for this one.


Ladybug wrote: May 27, 2009 at 12:58 PM

I have a little something for you here


cupcakewitch wrote: May 27, 2009 at 4:40 PM

I bet this is going to be awesome!


Jill wrote: May 27, 2009 at 7:06 PM

How much do I LOVE this graphic for WoW! :) Very cool...


Bookgeek wrote: May 28, 2009 at 9:25 AM

Hadn't heard of it befoer but it's going straight on my wish list.


Liviania wrote: May 28, 2009 at 1:18 PM

Patrick Jones is an excellent author.


Laina wrote: May 29, 2009 at 2:57 AM

Oh, that's like Sunshine by Robin McKinley!!


Ravenous Reader wrote: May 29, 2009 at 6:15 AM

I cannot wait to read it!


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