Waiting on Wednesday [236] – WEAVE A CIRCLE ROUND by Kari Maaren

Waiting on Wednesday is the brainchild of Breaking the Spine, although Jill isn’t hosting this meme anymore. In any case, I will continue to post Waiting on Wednesdays, simply because it’s one of my favorite posts to do each week:-D

Any time I see a comparison to Stranger Things, I can’t help but sit up and take notice. This book caught my eye for that reason:

Madeleine L’Engle meets Stranger Things in this debut YA-friendly fantasy adventure about how the unexpected can move in next door

Freddy wants desperately to not be noticed. She doesn’t want to be seen as different or unusual, but her step-brother Roland gets attention because he’s deaf, and her little sister Mel thinks she’s a private detective. All Freddy wants to do is navigate high school with as little trouble as possible.

Then someone moves into the house on Grosvenor Street. Two extremely odd someones.

Cuerva Lachance and Josiah aren’t . . . normal. When they move in next door, the house begins to exhibit some decidedly strange tendencies, like not obeying the laws of physics or reality. Just as Freddy thinks she’s had enough of Josiah following her around, she’s plunged into an adventure millennia in the making and discovers the truth about the new neighbors.

Weave a Circle Round by Kari Maaren. Releases in November 2017 from Tor Books. I know it’s a LONG way away before this book is published, but hey. We all need a little anticipation in our lives, right? Plus, I have a thing for book covers with upside down buildings/landscapes:-) Although Tor (not Tor Teen) is the publisher, this appears to have a YA crossover appeal.

Let me know what you’re waiting on this week:-D

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Posted February 15, 2017 by Tammy in Waiting on Wednesday / 17 Comments

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17 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday [236] – WEAVE A CIRCLE ROUND by Kari Maaren

  1. Woah, that font is different! You don’t see that style of font often. I’ve not watched Stranger Things! Nor have I read any of L’Engle’s books. Clueless Alyssa is clueless. πŸ˜€ I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it, Tammy!

    Have a wonderful week. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!
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  2. I want this – as other people have already said – you had me at ‘Stranger Things’. Bring it.
    Great choice.
    Lynn πŸ˜€

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