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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

White Cat by Holly Black

Release Date: May 4, 2010

Description from Holly's Site

Cassel comes from a family of curse workers—people who have the power to change your emotions, your memories, your luck, by the slightest touch of their hands. And since curse work is illegal, they’re all criminals. Many become mobsters and con artists. But not Cassel. He hasn’t got magic, so he’s an outsider, the straight kid in a crooked family. You just have to ignore one small detail—he killed his best friend, Lila, three years ago.

Cassel has carefully built up a façade of normalcy, blending into the crowd. But his façade starts crumbling when he finds himself sleepwalking, propelled into the night by terrifying dreams about a white cat that wants to tell him something. He’s noticing other disturbing things, too, including the strange behavior of his two brothers. They are keeping secrets from him. As Cassel begins to suspect he’s part of a huge con game, he must unravel his past and his memories. To find out the truth, Cassel will have to out-con the con men.

Holly Black has created a gripping tale of mobsters and dark magic where a single touch can bring love—or death--and your dreams might be more real than your memories.Edited to say: releases

Well, what do you think? It sounds absolutely fabulous to me!


  1. I like the premise.

    BUT I HATE HATE HATE this cover! :(

    It is quite disturbing to me. He looks like a catophile. Ick.

  2. I'm not so crazy about the cover either... but it's Holly Black! Of course I want to read it :D

  3. Wow that sounds really good, and I love Holly Black! Can't wait to read it.


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