Waiting on Wednesday: UNDER THE LIGHT by Laura Whitcomb

Jill 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 adored A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb and was overjoyed at the idea that she was writing a companion novel to this great novel. I cannot wait to see how this new novel UNDER THE LIGHT will be because I always kept thinking about Jenny and Billy and how they progressed with their unremembered relationship.

UNDER THE LIGHT
Laura Whitcomb 
May 14, 2013

Helen needed a body to be with her beloved and Jenny needed to escape from hers before her spirit was broken. It was wicked, borrowing it, but love drives even the gentlest soul to desperate acts.

When Jenny returns to her body, she finds that someone has been living her life while she was away. She doesn’t remember being Billy’s lover or defying her family. But now she is faced with the consequences. And Helen, who has returned to warn Jenny—to help her—finds herself trapped, haunting the girl she wished to save.

In this captivating companion novel to A Certain Slant of Light, the love story between Jenny and Billy begins out-of-body—where they can fly and move the stars--and continues into the tumultuous realm of the living, where they are torn away from each other even as they slowly remember their spirits falling in love.

4 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: UNDER THE LIGHT by Laura Whitcomb"

Jessica@a GREAT read wrote: September 26, 2012 at 4:01 AM

That looks like an intriguing read!! Nice pick!

Here's my WoW

Have a GREAT day!

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Little Miss Becky wrote: September 26, 2012 at 10:27 AM

I almost chose this one this week, too! I can't wait for it---Certain Slant of Light was amazing! Its been so long, though! I might need to reread it before this one comes out!


whatsontheshelf wrote: September 26, 2012 at 2:07 PM

This sounds really interesting and unique. I will need to check out A Certain Slant of Light. Great pick, here is mine: http://whatsontheshelf.wordpress.com/2012/09/26/waiting-on-wednesday-16/


Savannah Bookswithbite wrote: September 27, 2012 at 7:28 AM

I had no idea that there will be a companion. Awesome. I read this book a long time ago before I was blogger.


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