Wednesday, June 24, 2009

"Waiting On" Wednesday: The Promised World


"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

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

The Promised World
By Lisa Tucker
Publication Date: September 1

From Publishers Weekly:

"Engrossing and suspenseful, Tucker’s remarkable fourth novel unveils the motives behind the curious behavior and superfluous lies of unusually close-knit fraternal twins. Brilliant but mercurial Billy Cole, estranged from his wife, Ashley, commits suicide after losing visitation rights to his children. After Billy’s death, his fragile twin, Lila, immediately begins to break down, recalling bizarre incidents and feeling overwhelmed by dread. Once her husband, Patrick, who always prized reason over emotion, hears from Ashley that the twins lied about their parents being dead, he connects with Lila’s mother, Barbara, and gets a very different picture of the twins’ past. By rotating points of view between Lila, Patrick, Billy and Ashley, Tucker fleshes out the story, leaving readers understanding how both guileless and malevolent actions can be misconstrued."

What's your "waiting on" pick this week?

Want to participate? Grab the logo, post your own WoW entry on your blog, and leave a link in the comments section!

40 comments:

Jacqueline C said...

This one is on my wish list too! Here are my picks: (1) and (2)

Mary said...

That sounds intriguing and intense!

Here's my WoW.

Mishel said...

I'm definitely picking this one up. I haven't read much on twins - fraternal or identical.

Here's mine for this week:

http://creativitygone.blogspot.com/2009/06/day-200-waiting-on-wednesday-18.html

Staci said...

I'm adding yours to my list to be read...sounds excellent!!!

Here's mine

Zia said...

Here's mine

Kristi said...

The Promised World sounds really good! I am going to add it to my TBR list! Mine is here.

Ink Mage said...

Mine for the week.

Ladybug said...

The Promised World sounds good!

Here's what I'm waiting for.

Ravenous Reader said...

Great choice!! It is going on my wish list.

HERE is my WoW post

cupcakewitch said...

Here's mine!
http://cupcakewitch.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday_24.html

Marie Burton said...

That's an interesting pick there.
The Burton Review is up.
Have a great day!

Amelia said...

This sounds great! Mine is here

The Brain Lair (KB) said...

I can always count on finding good "adult" reads on here!

My pick is Sent by Margaret Peterson Haddix

Book Dragon said...

WOW, I need to add this one to my wish list

Here's my WoW

The Book Girl said...

This sounds really interesting, and kind of intense!

Here's mine :-)
http://thebookgirlreviews.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday.html

Book Butterfly (Kim) said...

Great post!
Here is mine :) Thanks!
http://butterflybookreviews.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday-4-ice-by-sarah_24.html

bermudaonion said...

Sounds like a winner!

Sara said...

My WoW post is located on my blog @
http://thehidingspot.blogspot.com.

Sara

Lizzy said...

Interesting pick this week. Here's mine http://cornucopiaofreviews.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday_24.html

As always, thanks for hosting!

Wendy said...

Here's Mine:
http://mindingspot.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday_24.html

Reader Rabbit said...

That one sounds intense, it's def. on my wishlist now!

Here's mine: http://readerrabbit.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday-psych-major.html

Kristen said...

Here's mine: http://bookworminginthe21stcentury.blogspot.com/

a flight of minds said...

Great pick! It sounds interesting. :)

Here 's mine.

Crystal said...

This sounds good - I will have to put it on my wishlist.

Mine is here.

Shooting Stars Mag said...

Oh wow, that sounds very interesting.

this is mine (some are out, some aren't)

http://shootingstarsmag.blogspot.com/2009/06/wish-list-wednesday-some-are-out-some.html

Ella Press said...

http://theclockmonkey2.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday-1.html

My first WoW!
Yay!

xoxo, Ella

robin_titan said...

Here's mine:

http://tvandbookaddict.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday-libyrinth-by-pearl.html

You're looks really interesting, I hadn't heard of it before.

Diane said...

Sounds like another winner; thanks. here is mine:

http://bibliophilebythesea.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-of-wednesday-sari-shop-widow.html

jennilovevirgo said...

After waiting all day for the internet to finally boot back up again, I have now posted my Waiting On Wednesday :)

Here it is >

http://fallingofftheshelf.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday-june24th.html

Today I Read said...

I'm a little late, but I finally have my WoW up...

Waiting on Wednesday: Hey, Where Did Those Deformed Triplets Come From? Oh, Divine Conception You Say.

I had to re-read the blurb for your pick a couple of times...it seems like one very tangled web, but interesting nonetheless.

damnedconjuror said...

Here's mine: http://damnedconjuror.wordpress.com/2009/06/24/waiting-on-wednesday-invisible/

Genevieve said...

My pick wont come out until June of next year, I can't wait to read it though.


http://caprubia.blogspot.com/2009/06/wishing-for-wednesday.html

purplg8r said...

Here is what I am waiting on

Jennifer said...

Sounds great! Added to the ever-growing wish list!! Here's my first WOW entry!

Jo said...

Mine is here: http://ponderingthelibrary.blogspot.com/2009/06/this-is-my-first-waiting-on-wednesday.html

vvb32 reads said...

looks like a good one. twins is such an interesting topic these days because more of them are around.

here's my pick:
http://vvb32reads.blogspot.com/2009/06/waiting-on-wednesday-4.html

Kate said...

Great WoW pick!

Jess said...

This sounds like an intense read -- great pick!

Gwendolyn B. said...

I'm not sure I could handle this one - sounds so sad!

Here's mine for this week: http://tiny.cc/rQFru

Dar said...

Great pick! I'll be reading this one in September and can't wait.