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Tuesday, August 14, 2012

"Waiting On" Wednesday (41): The Nightmare Affair

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

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

16-year-old Dusty Everhart breaks into houses late at night, but not because she’s a criminal. No, she’s a Nightmare. Literally. Dusty is a magical being who feeds on human dreams.
Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for magickind, and living in the shadow of her mother’s infamy is hard enough. But when Dusty sneaks into Eli Booker’s house, things get a whole lot more complicated. He’s hot, which means sitting on his chest and invading his dreams couldn’t get much more embarrassing. But it does. Eli is dreaming of a murder. The setting is Arkwell.
And then it comes true.
Now Dusty has to follow the clues—both within Eli’s dreams and out of them—to stop the killer before more people turn up dead. And before the killer learns what she’s up to and marks her as the next target.

The Nightmare Affair
(The Arkwell Academy #1)
Mindee Arnett
Tor Teen

I just love the premise of this book; it sounds so darkly whimsical and captivating! I don't think I've ever read a book about a person being an actual Nightmare, but how wicked awesome does that idea sound?! I can't wait to jump into Dusty's story, plus I'm all about that purple cover.


Unknown said...

There is a Nightmare named Sabine in the Soul Screamers series by Rachel Vincent! I love the idea of a whole book about that type of paranormal person! Sounds awesome!

The Headless Owl said...

Wow, this sounds amazing! A protagonist who's a Nightmare and a non-embarrassing cover? I can't wait! Added to my TBR; thanks for the rec. :)

The Headless Owl said...

Wow, this sounds amazing! A protagonist who's a Nightmare and a non-embarrassing cover? I can't wait! Added to my TBR; thanks for the rec. :)

Randi M said...

Can't wait to read this one. I added it to my TBR before the cover reveal, and afterwards...I'm even more anxious to read it! Great pick. :)

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mk said...

I saw this one a while back and I immediately added it to my to-read list. It sounds incredible and I would love to read it. Great pick.
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Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I do like the sound of this one. Thanks for sharing...and here's MY WOW POST

Amy said...

Excellent pick! I’ll definitely be adding this to my ever growing TBR pile and so checking it out as soon as it's released – thank you for sharing! :)

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Anonymous said...

Sounds fascinating, great pick.

Krystianna said...

Awesome pick! This sounds like such an interesting concept. :)

Read Write Reviews said...

Great pick!

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Mel@Thedailyprophecy said...

This book is pretty popular ^^ I can totally understand it!

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Ange said...

I agree! This one sounds so different. I can't wait to check it out. Good pick. Happy reading.
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