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.

This week I have selected SILENCE: Queen of the Dead, Book One because of it's gorgeous cover, amazing premise and the buzz that is going on about it. I cannot wait to devour this little gem.


05/01/12
SILENCE
Queen Of The Dead, Book One
by
Michelle Sagara West
ISBN-13: 978-0756407421
DAW
Amazon, B&N, Goodreads
Emma isn’t like
other teenagers.
She can make the dead
her own...

It began in the graveyard. Ever since her boyfriend Nathan died in a tragic accident Emma had been coming to the graveyard at night. During the day she went through the motions at her prep school, in class, with her friends, but that’s all it was. But tonight was different. Tonight Emma and her dog were not alone in the cemetery. There were two others there—Eric, who had just started at her school, and an ancient woman who looked as though she were made of rags. And when they saw Emma there, the old woman reached out to her with a grip as chilling as death….

5 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: SILENCE: Queen of the Dead, Book One by Michelle Sagara West"

Jessica@a GREAT read wrote: January 11, 2012 at 5:07 AM

OOoh that sounds totally fabulous!!

Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)


Jac wrote: January 11, 2012 at 9:40 AM

Graveyard? At Night? *eeek* But I may have to pick this one up - it sounds amazing!

Stop by and see what I'm Waiting On this Wednesday!!


Christina @ Twin Dragons wrote: January 11, 2012 at 1:33 PM

I really love the cover to this book! I'm going to have to make sure to read this one. Thanks for sharing!

My WoW: http://bibliophilesthoughtsonbooks.blogspot.com/2012/01/waiting-on-wednesday-6-devotion.html


Literary Cravings wrote: January 11, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Oh this sounds like my kind of book!!! Dark and Edgy, thanks for the heads up!! Going on my tbr pile!


Mia wrote: January 11, 2012 at 10:57 PM

This sounds really intriguing. Not to mention that cover is spectacular, look at all those colors!


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