April 24, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (19)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where bloggers feature upcoming book releases that they're looking forward to.

This week I'm eagerly anticipating...

by Carey Corp & Lorie Langdon

Publisher: Blink (Zondervan)
Release Date: August 20, 2013
Synopsis (from Goodreads):
Veronica doesn't think she's going crazy. But why can't anyone else see the mysterious blond boy who keeps popping up wherever she goes? When her best friend, Mackenna, invites her to spend the summer in Scotland, Veronica jumps at the opportunity to leave her complicated life behind for a few months.

But the Scottish countryside holds other plans.

Not only has the imaginary kilted boy followed her to Alloway, she and Mackenna uncover a strange set of rings and a very unnerving letter from Mackenna's great aunt—and when the girls test the instructions Aunt Gracie left behind, they find themselves transported to a land that defies explanation. Doon seems like a real-life fairy tale, complete with one prince who has eyes for Mackenna and another who looks suspiciously like the boy from Veronica's daydreams. But Doon has a dark underbelly as well. The two girls could have everything they've longed for...or they could end up breaking an enchantment and find themselves trapped in a world that has become a nightmare.

DOON is loosely based on the premise of the musical Brigadoon, with permission from the Alan Jay Lerner Estate and the Frederick Loewe Foundation.
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So, I haven't actually seen Brigadoon, but it sounds right up my alley. And this loose adaptation of it? Also sounds awesome! Scotland, other worlds, enchantments, and hot princes? Yes please!


  1. So cool! I've never seen Brigadoon either although I know the music and I love the idea of a retelling of a musical!

  2. Scottish and fantasy? I think this one's right up my alley. Thanks for sharing :)

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  3. Ooooh. I hadn't heard of this one. It sounds so interesting. And that cover. Gah!
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  4. I've never heard of that one before! It looks amazing....Scotland??? Uhmm-yes, plz
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  5. I love the setting. I don't even know what Brigadoon is though? That cover is seriously beautiful too. Nice pick!


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