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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday (40)



"Waiting On" Wednesday...is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm excitedly waiting on....

At the Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, you will definitely learn your lesson. A dark, timeless, and heartfelt novel for fans of Coraline and The Mysterious Benedict Society. 
Victoria hates nonsense. There is no need for it when your life is perfect. The only smudge on her pristine life is her best friend Lawrence. He is a disaster—lazy and dreamy, shirt always untucked, obsessed with his silly piano. Victoria often wonders why she ever bothered being his friend. (Lawrence does too.) But then Lawrence goes missing. And he’s not the only one. Victoria soon discovers that The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls is not what it appears to be. Kids go in but come out…different. Or they don’t’ come out at all. If anyone can sort this out, it’s Victoria—even if it means getting a little messy.
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls
Claire Legrand
8/28/12
Simon & Schuster BFYR


I've heard really great things about this book and I just love the deliciously chilling premise! Creepy school stories are always super fun. Plus, it has an eye-catching, old school cover. Can't wait to get my hands on this one!!!


6 comments:

Mel - Thedailyprophecy. said...

Cute cover ^^ And I really liked Coraline, so I'll definitely go on and read this one. Nice pick.

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Cathy De Los Santos said...

This looks interesting. Here's my WOW

Kate said...

Heard to much about this one, adding it to my never ending tbr list : )

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Amy said...

I'm really looking forward to this book too. It sounds great!!

Marmaladelibby (aka Ange) said...

This seems like a great new MG book! Fun pick! Happy reading!
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Kelly said...

Come out different! What does that mean? Such an intriguing blurb - great pick!

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