Breaking the Spine to highlight the upcoming titles we're excited about. This week, I'm looking forward to:
by Sara Wilson Etienne
February 2, 2012
sixteen-year-old Faye arrives at Holbrook Academy, she doesn't expect to
find herself exactly where she needs to be. After years of strange
waking visions and nightmares, her only comfort the bones of dead
animals, Faye is afraid she's going crazy. Fast.
But her first
night at Holbrook, she feels strangely connected to the school and the
island it sits on, like she's come home. She's even made her first real
friends, but odd things keep happening to them. Every morning they wake
on the floors of their dorm rooms with their hands stained red.
knows she's the reason, but what does it all mean? The handsome Kel
tries to help her unravel the mystery, but Faye is certain she can't
trust him; in fact, he may be trying to kill her - and the rest of the
Rich, compelling writing will keep the pages turning in this riveting and tautly told psychological thriller.
I totally have to admit that the cover first attracted me to this title. It's just lovely and intriguing. The blindfold and the moon-lit clouds behind. I love it.
But if the book lives up to the synopsis and there really is a psychological thriller, I'll be really excited and probably in love. Also it's a boarding school book so how can I not be interested?