Waiting on Wednesday 227


Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine, and it is a way to show off the books you can't wait to be released!!

This week I chose:

"Thorn Abbey"
by Nancy Ohlin
Simon Pulse
Release Date: May 7, 2013

The following description is from goodreads.com:

Nothing is as it seems in this darkly romantic tale of infatuation and possession, inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca.Becca was the perfect girlfriend: smart, gorgeous, and loved by everyone at New England’s premier boarding school, Thorn Abbey. But Becca’s dead. And her boyfriend, Max, can’t get over his loss.



Then Tess transfers to Thorn Abbey. She’s shy, insecure, and ordinary—everything that Becca wasn’t. And despite her roommate’s warnings, she falls for brooding Max.



Now Max finally has a reason to move on. Except it won’t be easy. Because Becca may be gone, but she’s not quite ready to let him go…
I am a sucker for books based on the classics. Especially if they bring a new edge to a classic story. What do you think?


What are you waiting for this week???

13 comments:

Brandi Kosiner said...

Looks great. I don't do much HF, but it intrigues me. Hope you get to read it soon!
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Blodeuedd said...

I really should read the original first :)

Dani @ Refracted Light said...

I've never read the book it's based on but it sounds darkly romantic and like it has the potential for uber-creepiness :) Great pick!

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Christina / Book Addict said...

I love this! I just heard of it for the first time yesterday....definitely looking forward to it! Great pick!

Jenna said...

This looks awesome!
I need to probably read the classic first.


Happy Wednesday!
Jenn @ blog about books

Sandy said...

Beautiful cover. I'm totally adding this to my TBR list! Thanks for featuring it!

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Jessica@a GREAT read said...

OOh that looks intriguing!

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Jena Lang said...

Looks like a good read. Thanks for sharing!

Christina T said...

I am excited about reading this one too! It is available to request as an e-ARC on Edelweiss.

Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

By Rebecca? Tooo cool!

Henry Circle said...

See, this is one of the books that sound so fascinating to me. Definitely going to be reading this!

Karen said...

Sounds good! I read a lot of retelling seven though I haven't read the classics.

I'm not sure if that's good or bad lol

Miss Page-Turner said...

Doesn't Thorn Abbey look soo good?! Thank you for sharing it, have to put it on my wishlist immediately!

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