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June 5, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday – Dark Star by Bethany Frenette

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine,
and specifically spotlights upcoming
novels we can’t wait to read.

Our WoW for this week is…

Audrey Whitticomb has nothing to fear. Her mother is the superhero Morning Star, the most deadly crime-fighter in the Twin Cities, so it’s hard for Audrey not to feel safe. That is, until she’s lured into the sweet night air by something human and not human—something with talons and teeth, and a wide, scarlet smile.

Now Audrey knows the truth: her mom doesn’t fight crime at night. She fights Harrowers—livid, merciless beings who were trapped Beneath eons ago. Yet some have managed to escape. And they want Audrey dead, just because of who she is: one of the Kin.

To survive, Audrey will need to sharpen the powers she has always had. When she gets close to someone, dark corners of the person’s memories become her own, and she sometimes even glimpses the future. If Audrey could only get close to Patrick Tigue, a powerful Harrower masquerading as human, she could use her Knowing to discover the Harrowers’ next move. But Leon, her mother’s bossy, infuriatingly attractive sidekick, has other ideas. Lately, he won’t let Audrey out of his sight.

When an unthinkable betrayal puts Minneapolis in terrible danger, Audrey discovers a wild, untamed power within herself. It may be the key to saving her herself, her family, and her city. Or it may be the force that destroys everything—and everyone—she loves.

Dark Star by Bethany Frenette

Expected Release Date:  October 23, 2012

Publisher: Disney/Hyperion

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14 Comments

  1. This one sounds cool. I love superhero stories!
    Jennifer Messerschmidt @ Some Like It Paranormal recently posted..WOW #26My Profile

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  2. That cover is pretty awesome! :) Good pick this week!

    Check out my Waiting on Wednesday :)
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  3. Kai A.
    6/6/2012

    Okay, I want this book now! And the cover looks so fab. Great pick :)

    Check out my WoW picks this week!
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  4. Claire
    6/6/2012

    Great pick! I can’t wait for this one to be released either :) What an awesome cover too!

    Claire Reads WoW
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  5. I am DYING for this book! It looks so good, and I love that it’s her mom as the Super Hero. Great pick!

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  6. ComaCalm
    6/6/2012

    I spotted this on NetGalley yesterday and added it to my wishlist, it sounds like a lot of fun!

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  7. Anna
    6/6/2012

    As someone originally from MN, I have to admit I’m a sucker for any book set there. I’m totally reading this. Let’s be honest I’d read it just from the plotline not just from the setting. I’m a new follower. Please check out my WoW!

    Thanks,

    Anna @ Wandering Librarians
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  8. Amy
    6/6/2012

    Wonderful pick! I really LOVE the sound of this one, it’s definitely being added to my TBR list. Thank you so much for sharing – have great day! :)

    Here’s mine:
    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/06/waiting-on-wednesday-25.html

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  9. I have seen this one around on Goodreads.I don’t think I have added it to by TBR list yet, so I thank you for sharing! So many X-mas-esque stories coming out. This one looks no less exciting! Also, check out that awesome reflection of the city in the building… Sweet.

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  10. mary Ann Langan
    6/6/2012

    Sounds like an exciting read.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/06/waiting-on-wednesday.html
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  11. I’m waiting on Dark Star as well! I love super hero books!

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  12. Booksmartie
    6/6/2012

    Ever since I first heard of this book I wanted it! Sounds like an awesome, kick-ass superhero story that I – being the girly girl that I am – will enjoy quite a LOT! Thanks for sharing, i seriously can’t wait for this one!

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  13. Ann @ TeaAndText
    6/6/2012

    This sounds like it’ll be an awesome story! I’ll definitely have to add this one to the pile!
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  14. That looks really good! I’ll have to add it to the list! Thanks!
    Lauren @ Story Bound recently posted..Waiting on WednesdayMy Profile

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