It's time for "Waiting On" Wednesday! This is a feature begun by Breaking the Spine, in which bloggers share an upcoming book about which they are very excited. So here's the next yet-to-be-published YA/MG novel from the top of my TBR list!
Releases 10 January 2017 from Amulet Books
In this modern day spin on The Phantom of the Opera, Leroux’s gothic tale of unrequited love turned to madness, seventeen-year-old Rune Germain has a mysterious affliction linked to her operatic talent, and a horrifying mistake she’s trying to hide. Hoping creative direction will help her, Rune’s mother sends her to a French arts conservatory for her senior year, located in an opera house rumored to have ties to the Phantom of the Opera.
At RoseBlood, Rune secretly befriends the masked Thorn—an elusive violinist who not only guides her musical transformation through dreams that seem more real than reality itself, but somehow knows who she is behind her own masks. As the two discover an otherworldly connection and a soul-deep romance blossoms, Thorn’s dark agenda comes to light and he’s forced to make a deadly choice: lead Rune to her destruction, or face the wrath of the phantom who has haunted the opera house for a century, and is the only father he’s ever known.
Info and image via Goodreads.
I'm a big fan of Phantom of the Opera (the musical, anyway, the book is on my TBR), and I really liked the first book in Howard's Splintered Trilogy, which is an Alice in Wonderland retelling. Those two factors combined with this intriguing description and beautiful cover put this book up on the top of my list.
Thanks for checking in, guys, and I'll see you on Saturday (nope). What book are you looking forward to this week?
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