Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (29)

Hi, Waiting on Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine!

This week's pick is:
Darker Still by Leanna Renee Hieber
November 1, 2011

The Picture of Dorian Gray meets Pride and Prejudice, with a dash of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

New York City, 1882. Seventeen-year-old Natalie Stewart's latest obsession is a painting of the handsome British Lord Denbury. Something in his striking blue eyes calls to her. As his incredibly life-like gaze seems to follow her, Natalie gets the uneasy feeling that details of the painting keep changing...

Jonathan Denbury's soul is trapped in the gilded painting by dark magic while his possessed body commits unspeakable crimes in the city slums. He must lure Natalie into the painting, for only together can they reverse the curse and free his damaged soul.

Um...awesome sounding, right?!! It's historical and sounds like is has some magic in it! I couldn't ask for more. Plus, this guy in the painting sounds pretty darn hot!

P.S. Today's my birthday! I'm older now!! I'm not sure if that's a good thing....


Anonymous said...

Happy Birthday Katie. Love you, Grandma Jo

Lisa said...

Happy Birthday!! I hope you have a wonderful day!

That dress on the cover is amazing!

Leanna Renee Hieber said...

I feel extra special that you've highlighted Darker Still on your birthday! Thanks! Happy Birthday! (And yes, I might be biased, but I think Lord Denbury is pretty hot too... here's how I envision him : ) :D Cheers!

Hannah said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I love your blog! The layout is seriously pretty, and I love that we have a similar taste in books. I'll follow you as soon as I'm done this reply!

As for this book? On my must-have list! It looks fabulous.


Lacey said...

Hi Katie and HAPPY BIRTHDAY :)

Great choice, this book sounds like it has it all. I tried reading her Strangely Beautiful series and I had trouble getting into which Iwas majorly bummed because it just sounded so awesome... oh well.
I love you blog too. So pretty and cute.

I am a new follower. You can check out my WoW HERE
and don't forget to checkout my FAB giveaway

Dea (IvaliceAlliance) said...

Happy Birthday!!! Have a great one. :) Great blog and I'm following you now.
Darker Still has been on my wishlist since I've of it. It sounds really good.

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Lea said...

Oooohh I can't even say how excited I am about getting my hands on this book! The cover drew me in when I first saw it, but then I read the summary and it just sounds so deliciously creepy! ;) Definitely waiting on this one as well!

You can see my WoW for this week at the link below, would love if you stopped by-- happy reading!

Lea @ LC's Adventures in Libraryland

Lea said...

PS~ HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! Hope you have a lovely day :D

AliyaPM said...

Happy Birthday!

Dorian Gray? Pride and Prejudice? YES! I cannot wait for this one! Great pick.

My WoW:

Cecelia said...

UM, YES - this book sounds fantastic! Can't wait until it's released. Nice WoW pick! (and Happy Birthday!)

If you'd like, you can check out mine here.

Christy @TheReaderBee said...

I can't wait to read this! I love the cover as well, it's gorgeous! Fabulous pick!

LindsayWrites said...

happy bday!!! here's my WOW post w/2012 books! hope you'll stop by and let me know what you are looking forward to reading from my list!

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