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March 28, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday – Velveteen by Daniel Marks

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…


Velveteen Monroe is dead. At 16, she was kidnapped and murdered by a madman named Bonesaw. But that’s not the problem.

The problem is she landed in purgatory. And while it’s not a fiery inferno, it’s certainly no heaven. It’s gray, ashen, and crumbling more and more by the day, and everyone has a job to do. Which doesn’t leave Velveteen much time to do anything about what’s really on her mind.
Bonesaw.

Velveteen aches to deliver the bloody punishment her killer deserves. And she’s figured out just how to do it. She’ll haunt him for the rest of his days.

It’ll be brutal . . . and awesome.

But crossing the divide between the living and the dead has devastating consequences. Velveteen’s obsessive haunting cracks the foundations of purgatory and jeopardizes her very soul. A risk she’s willing to take—except fate has just given her reason to stick around: an unreasonably hot and completely off-limits coworker.

Velveteen can’t help herself when it comes to breaking rules . . . or getting revenge. And she just might be angry enough to take everyone down with her.


Expected Release Date: October 9, 2012
Publisher: Random House Children’s Books
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24 Comments

  1. Just found out about this book the other day and it sounds really good. I love the cover! Great pick!

    My WOW
    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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  2. You have good taste Danny the author does book reviews on youtube i'm one of his subbies. Good choice click on my name to see my pick.

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  3. It seems that Velveteen is a popular choice this week and I can see why! Great pick!
    Here's my WoW post :)

    Kimberly @ Turning The Pages

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  4. Lu
    3/28/2012

    I also have Velveteen this week!
    Happy Wednesday :)

    The Muggle
    -Check out my Giveaway of Infinity

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  5. Carina
    3/28/2012

    Aaah, sooo many picked this one this week (I did, too). Of course I cannot wait to read this one and I'm desperately hoping to be approved on NetGalley. :D

    Carina
    Fictional Distraction

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  6. Ellen Faith
    3/28/2012

    This seems to be a favourite this week! Haha. Totally understand why though. Awesome pick.

    Check out my WOW?

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  7. Pocketful of Books
    3/28/2012

    This looks good- have seen it on a few lists today and it's made me hyped for it! I like the idea of her being really vengeful but not sure about the kinda religious aspect…hmm I'll still read it though!

    New follower :-)

    My WoW: http://pocketfulofbooksblogger.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday_28.html

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  8. Shellie
    3/28/2012

    Seems a lot are waiting for Velveteen this week. It's a great choice, I have it on my list!
    Shellie @ Creative Reads

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  9. I haven't heard of this one, so thanks for sharing. Hope you enjoy it!

    Here's MY WOW POST

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  10. This one just sounds so darn fun! :)

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  11. elena
    3/28/2012

    Ah, this one sounds so interesting! Revenge and haunting and a cute coworker but off-limits coworker? I'm so curious now, especially about the coworker, haha. Great pick!

    My WoW.

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  12. Bonnie
    3/28/2012

    This sounds dark, a little twisted and completely fabulous! Great pick this week – looking forward to it. So happy to have found your blog – I love what I'm seeing and am now following you. Looking forward to hearing your thoughts on Velveteen when you get you hands on it! :D

    My WOW:
    http://www.wordsathome.ca/2012/03/waiting-on-my-life-in-black-and-white-by-natasha-friend.html

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  13. Love the line:
    “It'll be brutal . . . and awesome.” YES! Can't wait:) Great pick!

    My WoW

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  14. Tiffany Mahaffy
    3/28/2012

    This book looks and sounds awesome!! I have seen it coming up over the last week and must say it I understand why!!

    My WoW

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  15. BookJunkie
    3/28/2012

    Another vote for Velveteen – this one is pretty popular this week! Great pick! I can't wait to read it!

    Courtney @ Fuzzy.Coffee.Books <--My WoW!

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  16. Lea
    3/28/2012

    This book sounds so flipping awesome and I am IN LOVE with that cover!!

    You can check out my WoW for this week at the link below– Happy Reading!

    Lea @ LC's Adventures in Libraryland

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  17. Tribute Books Mama
    3/28/2012
  18. lsl_scrapper
    3/28/2012

    This one sounds interesting. I'm going to keep an eye out for reviews.

    Here's My WoW!

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  19. Arianna
    3/28/2012

    I've been seeing this one a lot today! Great pick. Please check out my Wow!

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  20. Samjam G
    3/28/2012

    I cannot wait for this book! It looks so good!! :)
    http://papercutsya.blogspot.com/

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  21. Adriana C
    3/28/2012

    Great pick! I can´t wait to read it, sounds really good.
    thanks for sharing.
    My WOW

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  22. Seen this one a few times good choice, click on my name to see my pick.

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  23. Monaliz
    3/29/2012

    I requested this in Netgalley, hopefully I get a copy, because this sounds intriguing! :) Thanks for sharing!

    Monaliz @ Mind Reading?

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