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July 3, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries #1) by Cameron Jace

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…

What if all you knew about fairy tales was wrong?

Sixteen year old Loki Blackstar is no Prince Charming. His mother is a ghost. His only friend is a red Cadillac that talks to him through the radio. He looks like an Angel but acts like jerk. No wonder he has been banned from Heaven, which is the least of his troubles. Loki needs a job to pay for school and support himself.

Still, Loki has a rare gift: He is a Dreamhunter. One of the few in the world who can hunt and kill immortal demons in their dreams so they never wake up again.

When Loki is sent to kill a sixteen-year-old vampire girl the locals call Snow White Sorrow, he is pulled into a magical but dangerous world. The locals believe the monster to be Snow White.

The real Snow White… living in the ruins of an ancient castle in a small town. She is described as horribly beautiful, terrifyingly enchanting, and wickedly lovely.

What he finds instead is a beautiful monster girl filled with rage and hurt, who has an epic untold story to tell of things such like why the Brothers Grimm altered the fairy tale, who the Evil Queen really is, where the mirror came from, and who possessed it.

Snow White has killed every person who has dared come near the castle where she once lived with the queen. Mysteriously, she lets Loki live.

Snow White Sorrow (The Grimm Diaries #1) by Cameron Jace

Expected Publish Date: October 30, 2012

Publisher: Akmal Elidin Farouk Shebl

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15 Comments

  1. Barbara
    7/4/2012

    *gasp* I’m in LOVE with that cover! How gorgeous is that? This sounds amazing, I haven’t heard of it before but it is absolutely going on my wishlist. Awesome pick.

    (I’m so sorry for missing you back last week, my nose got stuck in my read-a-thon and I forgot to come up for air)
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  2. Melanie
    7/4/2012

    Well, this certainly sounds like an interesting take on the fairy tale! I love the oxymorons in the description of Snow White.

    My WoW is called Ironskin.

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  3. Sharon
    7/4/2012

    This book sounds amazing! a great choice.

    My WoW, http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com.au/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday-4th-july.html
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  4. Sounds like a really unique retelling. I love Snow White.
    Jennifer Messerschmidt @ Some Like It Paranormal recently posted..WOW #30My Profile

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  5. CrystalReads
    7/4/2012

    I’ve seen this one twice tonight.So I will be adding this to my TBR list :D
    Good WoW!
    My Wednesday MEME!!

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  6. Amy
    7/4/2012

    I absolutely LOVE your pick! This is one I am definitely looking forward to reading as soon as it comes out – thank you for sharing! :)

    Here’s mine:
    http://amylunderman.blogspot.com/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday-29.html

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  7. Kate
    7/4/2012

    I have never heard of this book before, it looks interesting. I will have to check them out.

    My WOW and international giveaway

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  8. This sounds like a really fun read, but I’m not a fan of the cover. Oh well :)

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  9. JennRenee
    7/4/2012

    This looks awesome! I love fairytale retellings. Added to my list . thanks! my wednesday http://jennreneeread.blogspot.com/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday-23-www-9.html
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  10. Daniela
    7/4/2012

    Ooh, this sounds AMAZING! I can’t wait for it to come out! :)
    Here’s my WoW: http://yabookseasons.blogspot.com/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday.html
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  11. Lindsay
    7/4/2012

    It sure is an interesting cover, and it sounds rather not-you-average-fairy-tale as well. Great pick this week. :)
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  12. Patricia
    7/4/2012

    “All monsters must die except the beautiful ones” is the sole reason why I’ll buy this one. Whaaa!! :’D
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  13. WOW… How have I never seen this?! It sounds absolutely awesome!! LOVE the cover and I will be adding it to my must list for October.
    My WoW
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  14. Bibliojunkies
    7/4/2012

    Now this sounds fascinating! I love fairy tales so I must add it to my wishlist. . Thanks for stopping by our WoW last week!

    Nat

    http://bibliojunkies.blogspot.com/2012/07/waiting-on-wednesday-23.html

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  15. Candace
    7/7/2012

    Hi, love your blog! I found it from a Waiting on Wednesday site. I am a new follower, I would love a follow back http://endlessdaysofbooks.blogspot.com/

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