Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Waiting on Wednesday (7)
Book 1 in a apparently new series
AUTHOR: Libba Bray
GENRE: Historical fiction, paranormal, mystery
SUMMARY FROM PUBLISHER: Evie O'Neill has been exiled from her boring old hometown and shipped off to the bustling streets of New York City--and she is pos-i-toot-ly thrilled. New York is the city of speakeasies, shopping, and movie palaces! Soon enough, Evie is running with glamorous Ziegfield girls and rakish pickpockets. The only catch is Evie has to live with her Uncle Will, curator of The Museum of American Folklore, Superstition, and the Occult--also known as "The Museum of the Creepy Crawlies."
When a rash of occult-based murders comes to light, Evie and her uncle are right in the thick of the investigation. And through it all, Evie has a secret: a mysterious power that could help catch the killer--if he doesn't catch her first.
RELEASE DATE: September 18th
WHY I'M EAGER: I'm a huge Libba Bray fan and am up for pretty much anything she does. I'm especially excited that she's going back to historical fantasy/paranormal because the Gemma Doyle Trilogy is what made me fall in love with her stuff in the first place. While I like Going Bovine and Beauty Queens, I am no where near as fond of them as I am with Gemma Doyle so I'm uber excited for her returning to this genre. Plus: Thirties! Supernatural elements! Flappers! Mystery! Creepy museums! It's like Bray knows my soul. All I can say is bring it!