What’s Next? (29) – Sinkholes, Angels, and Wildwoods

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Here are a few I have to (or want to!) read soon. Which first?

Life will never be the same for Ananka Fishbein after she ventures into an enormous sinkhole near her New York City apartment. A million rats, delinquent Girl Scouts out for revenge, and a secret city below the streets of Manhattan combine in this remarkable novel about a darker side of New York City you have only just begun to know about…

Half-human, half-angel, Meridian Sozu has a dark responsibility.

Sixteen-year-old Meridian has been surrounded by death ever since she can remember. As a child, insects, mice, and salamanders would burrow into her bedclothes and die. At her elementary school, she was blamed for a classmate’s tragic accident. And on her sixteenth birthday, a car crashes in front of her family home—and Meridian’s body explodes in pain.

Before she can fully recover, Meridian is told that she’s a danger to her family and hustled off to her great-aunt’s house in Revelation, Colorado. It’s there that she learns that she is a Fenestra—the half-angel, half-human link between the living and the dead. But Meridian and her sworn protector and love, Tens, face great danger from the Aternocti, a band of dark forces who capture vulnerable souls on the brink of death and cause chaos.

The first book in the epic middle-grade fantasy series full of magic, wonder, and danger—nothing less than an American Narnia—from Colin Meloy, lead singer of the highly celebrated band the Decemberists, and Carson Ellis, the acclaimed illustrator of the New York Times bestselling The Mysterious Benedict Society.

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    December 13, 2012

    I love Kiki Strike! I vote for Inside the Shadow City.

    Pica @ Pica Reads

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    December 13, 2012

    I vote for Wildwood :)

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    Jenea Whittington

    December 13, 2012

    I vote for Kiki Strike…

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's What's Next?

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    Katrina Marie

    December 13, 2012

    Kiki Strike. :D

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    December 13, 2012

    A teen at the library where I work LOVEs Meridian, but I haven't read it yet.

    I vote for Wildwood. I want to read that one, too.

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    Addie R.

    December 14, 2012

    I've heard great things about Meridan, so Meridan :D

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    Anna Hutchinson

    December 14, 2012

    Definitely Kiki Strike—it's got great cover art, even beating Wildwood, which has some of my favorite from the past year. (Gotta love Carson Ellis.)