Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (36)

This week I'm waiting on...

Dead Beautiful by Yvonne Wood

"A haunting love story about desire, danger, and destiny.
After Renee Winters discovers her parents lying dead in California’s Redwood Forest in what appears to be a strange double murder, her grandfather sends her off to Gottfried Academy in Maine, a remote and mysterious high school dedicated to philosophy, “crude sciences,” and Latin: the Language of the Dead. It’s here she meets Dante, a dark and elusive student to whom she feels inexplicably drawn. As they get to know each other better, Dante can’t seem to control his attraction either, and their desires gradually deepen into a complex and dangerous romance. Dangerous because Dante is hiding a frightening secret. A secret so terrible, it has him fearing for Renee’s life.

Dante’s not the only one with secrets, though. Turns out Gottfried Academy has a few of its own… Like, how come students keep disappearing? Why are the prefect-like Monitors creeping around campus during the night? And what exactly are the Headmistress and Professors really up to? Renee is determined to find out why." Summary Courtesy of Goodreads

This sounds awesome- and what a cover! Can't wait to read it, especially since it comes out the day after my birthday :)

Release date: September 21, 2010


  1. I hadn't heard of this one until it was posted on an ARC tour the other day, but now I'm really excited about it. Sounds great!

  2. I snagged this one at BEA; I'm SUPER excited to dive into it.

  3. Okay, that one is too spooky for me. I think I'd have nightmares.

  4. Great WOW pick. I can't wait to read this one and I love the cover. September can't get here fast enough!

  5. Sounds really interesting.:) Not super original in plot but I'm a sucker for anything dark/mysterious and also anything with romance.

  6. Wow, i am definitely adding this one to my never ending list!

  7. Most definitely adding this to my long wishlist.
    Sounds amazing!

  8. I agree on this one- it looks great! =D The cover is definitely capturing.

  9. OOH, I wouldn't want to go to that highschool. Thanks for sharing, going to add this to my tbr list. :)


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