THE WAKING DARK by Robin Wasserman (WoW #129)

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The Waking Dark

They called it the killing day. Twelve people dead, all in the space of a few hours. Five murderers: neighbors, relatives, friends. All of them so normal. All of them seemingly harmless. All of them now dead by their own hand . . . except one. And that one has no answers to offer the shattered town. She doesn’t even know why she killed—or whether she’ll do it again.

Something is waking in the sleepy town of Oleander’s, Kansas—something dark and hungry that lives in the flat earth and the open sky, in the vengeful hearts of upstanding citizens. As the town begins its descent into blood and madness, five survivors of the killing day are the only ones who can stop Oleander from destroying itself. Jule, the outsider at war with the world; West, the golden boy at war with himself; Daniel, desperate for a different life; Cass, who’s not sure she deserves a life at all; and Ellie, who believes in sacrifice, fate, and in evil. Ellie, who always goes too far. They have nothing in common. They have nothing left to lose. And they have no way out. Which means they have no choice but to stand and fight, to face the darkness in their town—and in themselves.

THE WAKING DARK will be released September 10th, 2013 from Random House.
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    Jessica@a GREAT read

    March 13, 2013

    Haven't heard of this one! Hope you love it once you read it!

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    Have a GREAT day!

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    Janita @ Book, Interrupted

    March 13, 2013

    I can't wait to read this as well! It sounds so interesting and creepy.

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    Patrick Castro

    March 13, 2013

    Oooh!!! I really love this one! Everything sounds so good and the cover is creepy! Great pick!

    Happy Reading!
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    March 13, 2013

    This sounds really creepy, kind of like Dark Inside. I will totally be reading this one, even though I've never really got along with Robin Wasserman's writing before.

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    YA Book Queen

    March 13, 2013

    I'm so excited for this book! I really enjoyed her last novel. Hopefully this one will be even better!

    Great WOW!

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    Nikki R

    March 13, 2013

    This book sounds SO good, and super creepy. I'll definitely be reading it!

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    Christianna Marks

    March 13, 2013

    I'm all about this book! I'm so excited for it!

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    Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf

    March 13, 2013

    That sounds so chilling!

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    Jennifer @ YA Sisterhood

    March 13, 2013

    I'm really excited for this one, too! I love dark tales!

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    Tammy Sparks

    March 14, 2013

    Ooh this looks good and creepy…I need to read this book! Great choice!

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    Adriana NaNa

    March 14, 2013

    Oh yeah, this books has a plot that I find very interesting. Gonna read it for sure ;D

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