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Waiting on Wednesday (55) — Shadows Cast By Stars by Catherine Knutsson

Posted by on September 28, 2011
“Waiting On” Wednesday spotlights upcoming releases that everyone’s excited about (created by Jill at Breaking The Spine.)

Shadows Cast By Stars


Two hundred years from now, the great cities of the west coast of the United Americas are under water. Blood has become the most valuable commodity on the planet – especially the blood of aboriginal peoples, for it contains antigens that protect them from the plagues that ravage the rest of the world.

Sixteen year old Cassandra Mecredi might be aboriginal by blood, but without a totem animal, she cannot make sense of her visions or walk the paths of the spirit world. When her family is forced to leave their reservation, they flee east to the Island: a mysterious and idyllic territory free from the depredations of industry and sickness and under the control of the Band, a group of guerrilla warriors. There, Cassandra will become the apprentice to a wise woman, fall in love, and find her destiny when the creatures of spirit claim her as their own. For the spirit world is angry… and they have chosen Cassandra to be their voice and instrument

Shadows Cast by Stars is expected to be released in 2012 by Atheneum.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?


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21 comments

  1. Omg! I want it! I want it! I seriously just squealed a little. And added it to my TBR list. Great pick. I wanna paw at it now.
    Thanks for the visit and Happy Reading :D

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