Wednesday, June 20, 2012

WoW: Crewel

WoW: Crewel by Gennifer Albin 
Release: October 16, 2012

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Incapable. Awkward. Artless.

That’s what the other girls whisper behind her back. But sixteen year-old Adelice Lewys has a secret: she wants to fail.Gifted with the ability to weave time with matter, she’s exactly what the Guild is looking for, and in the world of Arras, being chosen as a Spinster is everything a girl could want. It means privilege, eternal beauty, and being something other than a secretary. It also means the power to embroider the very fabric of life. But if controlling what people eat, where they live and how many children they have is the price of having it all, Adelice isn’t interested.Not that her feelings matter, because she slipped and wove a moment at testing, and they’re coming for her—tonight.Now she has one hour to eat her mom’s overcooked pot roast. One hour to listen to her sister’s academy gossip and laugh at her Dad’s stupid jokes. One hour to pretend everything’s okay. And one hour to escape.Because once you become a Spinster, there’s no turning back.

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Holy COW. This sounds like nothing I've read before. NOTHING. And I cannot wait to read this book. I'm not a huge fan of the cover, but the concept is really intriguing. Weaving time? Spinsters? Count me in! The rave reviews that have been posted so far have made me even more excited. So, what are you all waiting on this Wednesday? I'd like to know!

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly Meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine. Book bloggers present upcoming books they can’t wait to read and share their enthusiasm about new releases.


  1. I do like the cover but agree that this sounds like
    an interesting book! Spinsters?! Yes! Haha

  2. I'm SO excited for this too! I definitely love the unique cover. Awesome pick! :D

    Drop by my WoW?

  3. I can't wait for this one either. Great great great pick! Here's my Teaser

  4. I am totally looking forward to this one too! It sounds sooo good, and I love the cover. Thanks for sharing!

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    Our WoW

  5. Cassie,

    I promise you, the cover will make SO much more sense once you begin reading the book, and the way that the threads are described in the novel. This book, I practically devoured it in one setting (but life, and work intervened...drats!), so I actually finished it in two settings. I hope you'll love it as much as I did.