Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin

Extraordinary by Nancy Werlin
Release date:
September 7, 2010
Phoebe finds herself drawn to Mallory, the strange and secretive new kid in school, and the two girls become as close as sisters . . . until Mallory's magnetic older brother, Ryland, shows up during their junior year. Ryland has an immediate, exciting hold on Phoebe, but a dangerous hold, for she begins to question her feelings about her best friend and, worse, about herself. Soon she'll discover the shocking truth about Ryland and Mallory: that these two are visitors from the faerie realm who have come to collect on an age-old debt. Generations ago, the faerie queen promised Pheobe's ancestor five extraordinary sons in exchange for the sacrifice of one ordinary female heir. But in hundreds of years there hasn't been a single ordinary girl in the family, and now the faeries are dying. Could Phoebe be the first ordinary one? Could she save the faeries, or is she special enough to save herself?

When I saw this cover my first thought, was "Oooo, pretty and whimsical!" This is another cover that I love. However, given the plot summary, this story doesn't sound particularly whimsical. It actually sounds like a read that will keep me on the edge of my seat. I had been planning on doing a Waiting on Wednesday post for a while, and then I found out that I won a copy from another blogger. Clearly, this post is a matter of fate. Or, you know, not. At any rate, I look forward to digging into this story.

What are you waiting on this Wednesday?

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine.


  1. Thanks for introducing me to this book!

    My WoW

    Have a look at my new Giveaway :)

  2. The cover is brilliant, and the synopsis is very intriguing! I'm looking forward to read it, too. :)

  3. Though it was the cover that initially attracted me to this, it's the summary that made me add it to my TBR. It sounds really good!

    Here's my WoW for the week.

  4. I'm reading this right now. I look forward to seeing what you think about it as well. :)
    Lisa ~ YA Literature Lover

  5. Just like's the cover that draws me to this one.
    Alison Can Read



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