Waiting on Wednesday (#22): Monstrous Beauty


This is a weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlites upcoming new releases that we're highly anticipating.


This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:


Monstrous Beauty, Elizabeth Fama

Fierce, seductive mermaid Syrenka falls in love with Ezra, a young naturalist. When she abandons her life underwater for a chance at happiness on land, she is unaware that this decision comes with horrific and deadly consequences. Almost one hundred forty years later, seventeen-year-old Hester meets a mysterious stranger named Ezra and feels overwhelmingly, inexplicably drawn to him. For generations, love has resulted in death for the women in her family. Is it an undiagnosed genetic defect . . . or a curse? With Ezra’s help, Hester investigates her family’s strange, sad history. The answers she seeks are waiting in the graveyard, the crypt, and at the bottom of the ocean—but powerful forces will do anything to keep her from uncovering her connection to Syrenka and to the tragedy of so long ago.

Release Date: September 4, 2012

Comments

  1. YAY! I can't wait for this one too! I just know that this book is going to be FANTASTIC -- I mean, there may not be that many awesome mermaid books out there, but that doesn't mean Monstrous Beauty won't be one of those shiny gems! ;)

    Awesome pick for your WOW this week, Emily! :)

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