Waiting on Wednesday: SHADE by Jeri Smith-Ready

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.

This week's choice comes from a writer whose adult paranormal books I have enjoyed in the best. She will debut her first YA paranormal novel in 2010 with SHADE.

SHADE by Geri Smith-Ready


  • Reading level: Ages 9-12
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse (May 18, 2010)


  • When her boyfriend dies a most untimely death, Aura--who can see ghosts--is forced to reconsider her relationship with the living and dead in SHADE.


    I wish I had more to share about this novel, but that is all I have for now.


    4 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: SHADE by Jeri Smith-Ready"

    Shooting Stars Mag wrote: October 28, 2009 at 9:42 AM

    is that the final cover? At any rate, I like it and I really can't wait for the final version of this to come out either. I love Jeri's books, and I need to finish up the rest that I have yet to read! lol She's great though.

    Oh, be sure to follow the Leave a Mark...Jeri will be by soon.
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    -Lauren


    ~THE OPTIMISTIC PESSIMIST ~ wrote: October 28, 2009 at 4:20 PM

    Beautimus!~ I likie


    Faye wrote: October 28, 2009 at 8:26 PM

    I know! can't wait 4 this one! it looks awesome :D


    katie wrote: October 28, 2009 at 9:54 PM

    Oh wow that sounds really good even though there isn't a whole lot of info about it. And who wouldn't love that cover? Great WoW pick!


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    APRIL

    STACEY LEE
    Teen Writers Group
    at Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
    Sunday, April 24 @2pm

    RENEE AHDIEH with SABAA TAHIR
    Towne Center Books in Pleasanton
    Thursday, April 28 @ 7pm

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    SARAH MLYNOWSKI
    Hicklebee's in San Jose
    Sunday, May 1 @ 12:00pm(noon)

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    Copperfield's in Petaluma
    Sunday, May 1 @ 3pm

    SARAH MLYNOWSKI

    Pleasanton Library
    Monday, May 2 @ 5pm

    AMIE KAUFMAN and JAY KRISTOFF
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    Tuesday, May 3 @ 7pm

    MORGAN MATSON with SIOBHAN VIVIAN AND SUSANNE YOUNG
    Barnes and Noble in El Cerrito
    Tuesday, May 3 @ 7pm

    LAUREN MYRACLE

    Copperfield's in Petaluma
    Wednesday, May 4 @ 4pm

    SARAH J. MAAS in conversation with EVELYN SKYE

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    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, May 4 @ 7pm

    AMIE KAUFMAN and JAY KRISTOFF with MICHAEL GRANT
    Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
    Wednesday, May 4 @ 6pm

    JULIE BAXBAUM, NICOLA YOON, LAURA MCNEAL and JEFF ZENTNER
    A Great Good Place for Books
    Wednesday, May 4 @ 7pm

    AMIE KAUFMAN and JAY KRISTOFF
    Barnes & Noble in El Cerrito
    Thursday, May 5 @ 7pm

    JULIE BAXBAUM, NICOLA YOON, LAURA MCNEAL AND JEFF ZENTNER
    Books Inc. in San Francisco
    Thursday, May 5 @ 7pm

    JULIE BAXBAUM, NICOLA YOON, LAURA MCNEAL AND JEFF ZENTNER
    Hicklebee's in San Jose
    Friday, May 6 @ 7pm

    LEOPOLDO GOUT
    Copperfields in Petaluma
    Friday, May 6 @ 4pm

    JESSICA TAYLOR Release Party
    Barnes and Noble in Roseville
    Saturday, May 7 @ 2pm

    WENDY SPINALE Book Launch

    Towne Center Books in Pleasanton
    Monday, May 9 @ 6pm

    EVELYN SKYE in conversation with SABAA TAHIR
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Tuesday, May 17 @ 7pm


    WENDY SPINALE
    Hickelbee's in San Jose
    Friday, May 20 @7pm

    LILY ANDERSON
    Great Good Place for Books
    Saturday, May 21 @ 7pm

    STACEY LEE Launch Party
    Books Inc. in Palo Alto
    Thursday, May 26 @ 7pm


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    BAY AREA BOOK FESTIVAL
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    Julie Buxbaum
    Gail Carriger
    Veronica Rossi
    Daniel Handler
    Stephanie Keuhn
    Stacey Lee
    Caroline Paul
    Wendy MacNaughton
    Lauren Myracle
    Alyson Noel
    Yvonne Prinz
    Jason Reynolds
    Evelyn Skye
    Wendy Spinale
    V.E. Schwab
    Nicola Yoon

    BRODI ASHTON, CYNTHIA HAND, and JODI MEADOWS (My Lady Jane)
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Wednesday, June 8 @ 7pm

    JENNIFER LYNN BARNES, TIFFANY SCHMIDT and TARA ALTEBRANDO
    Kepler's in Menlo Park
    Thursday, June 9 @ 7pm RSVP Here

    STACEY LEE

    Barnes and Noble in El Cerrito
    Friday, June 10 @ 7pm

    WENDY SPINALE
    Linden Tree Books in Los Altos
    Friday, June 10 @ 6pm

    WENDY SPINALE
    Book Passage in Corte Madera
    Friday, June 17 @ 6pm


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