Oct 03 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #17 Reaper & Revel

Posted by Jenea in Just Talking / 22 Comments


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine  that showcases our most anticipated upcoming releases.


There are two that I am patiently waiting on this week.






Reaper by L.S. Murphy

Expected publication: January 7th 2013 by J. Taylor Publshing


There’s no way sixteen year old Quincy Amarante will become the fifth grim reaper. None. Not over her shiny blue Mustang. Her Jimmy Choos. Or her dead body.

She’s supposed to enjoy her sophomore year, not learn about some freaky future Destiny says she has no choice but to fulfill.

It doesn’t take long for Quincy to realize the only way out of the game is to play along especially since Death can find her anyway, anywhere, anytime. And does.

Like when she’s reassuring her friends she wants nothing to do with former best friend Ben Moorland, who’s returned from god-knows-where, and fails. Miserably.

Instead of maintaining her coveted popularity status, Quincy’s goes down like the Titanic.

Maybe … just maybe … that’s okay.

It seems, perhaps, becoming a grim reaper isn’t just about the dead but more about a much needed shift in Quincy’s priorities—from who she thinks she wants to be to who she really is.







Revel by Maurissa Guibord

Expected publication: February 12th 2013 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers


There’s an island off the coast of Maine that’s not on any modern map.

Shrouded in mist and protected by a deadly reef, Trespass Island is home to a community of people who guard the island and its secrets from outsiders. Seventeen-year-old Delia grew up in Kansas, but has come here in search of her family and answers to her questions: Why didn’t her mother ever talk about Trespass Island? Why did she fear the open water? But Delia’s not welcome and soon finds herself enmeshed in a frightening and supernatural world where ancient Greek symbols adorn the buildings and secret ceremonies take place on the beach at night.

Sean Gunn, a handsome young lobsterman, befriends Delia and seems willing to risk his life to protect her. But it’s Jax, the coldly elusive young man she meets at the water’s edge, who finally makes Delia understand the real dangers of life on the island. Delia is going to have to fight to survive. Because there are monsters here. And no one ever leaves Trespass alive.


Why am I excited for these? Reapers, and ghosts, what’s not to love about that? Revel seems mysterious and I can’t wait to unravel the mystery of Trespass Island. Isn’t the cover beautiful too?.?.

What are you waiting on?

Happy Reading…


22 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday #17 Reaper & Revel”

  1. Tanychy

    The first one reminds me of Inbetween, because of the reapers. I haven’t read any other book about reapers. Revel sounds interesting. I’ll check it out! Great picks.

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  2. Barbara

    I’d already had my eyeballs on Reaper, which sounds great, but I hadn’t heard of Revel yet. I love it, it sounds deliciously creepy. Nice pick!

  3. Henrietta

    Reaper sounds exciting and Revel seems so mysterious. Thanks for bringing both books to my attention. Have an awesome Wednesday!

  4. Eric Townsend

    I hadn’t heard of either of these so thank you for sharing them! I’ll definitely need to check them out. ^.^ If you want to check out my Waiting On Wednesday you can do so here. :)

  5. Giselle

    Reapers sounds like my kind of read! Revel’s cover is so pretty I hadn’t checked what it was about before now that sounds really good too! Great picks!

  6. Vyki @ On The Shelf

    Great picks! I haven’t read any of the grim reaper books out there yet, but there are a bunch that sounds really good. Revels sounds really good, too and I really like the cover for it.

  7. L.S. Murphy

    Thanks so much for having Reaper as one of your WoW picks! I’m honored. :)
    I’m looking forward to Revel too. It looks like a great read.

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