"To find out what a story's really about,' the Librarian said,

'you don't ask the writer. You ask the reader."

- SNOW & ROSE by Emily Winfield Martin

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Above by Leah Bobet

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by 

this is were we get to 'spotlight' books that we're waiting to be released! The ones were we are dying to get our hands on and read into the wee hours of the night ;) 

The book that I really really really really really really really want right now, in my hands, on my shelf, on my little table and desk... is... 

by Leah Bobet 

To find out why I neeeed this book, 
read the blurb and see if you can figure it out... 

"Matthew has loved Ariel from the moment he found her in the tunnels, her bee's wings falling away. They live in Safe, an underground refuge for those fleeing the city Above—like Whisper, who speaks to ghosts, and Jack Flash, who can shoot lightning from his fingers. 

But one terrifying night, an old enemy invades Safe with an army of shadows, and only Matthew, Ariel, and a few friends escape Above. As Matthew unravels the mystery of Safe's history and the shadows' attack, he realizes he must find a way to remake his home—not just for himself, but for Ariel, who needs him more than ever before."

Did you figure it out??? 
Did you see what word(s) have me drooling for this book??? 

"... her bee's wings falling away." 

Oh. My. Bumbles!!! Someone, Leah Bobet, wrote a book where one of the characters has bee wings!!! I don't care that it 'they fell off' or not, whether or not the wings are real - 
I'm "the bumble girl", I like all bumble-y things
(butterflies, pixies, faeries, BUMBLE BEES!)

And, of course, the whole dystopian feel to this just sounds awesome. And it also sounds like there is a love story going on too! and the cover is just amazing! Ah-maaazing!!!
What more can a girl want to read in a new book??? :)

I. need. this. book.

What's your "W.O.W" book??? 


  1. *giggles* I love your excitement and I soo agree! The girl has wings and.. this cover is soooo beautiful! Need this book, now!

  2. i picked the same book for my WoW! Great minds think alike so they say :))

  3. ha ha ha, you're so cute! I am very excited about this book and her bee's wings, too. :D

    my WOW.

  4. this book.....blew me away!!!!!!!

    stop by my post? I'm hosting an exclusive cover reveal for a fall 2012 YA from Paper Lantern Lit and Philomel/Penguin!


  5. I'm reading this one right now! It's kind of hard to get into because of the writing style, but it's definitely interesting!!! Hope you get to read it soon :)


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