May 17, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday - A Long Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan


A Long Long Sleep by Anna Sheehan
August 9th, 2011 by Candlewick

Rosalinda Fitzroy has been asleep for 62 years when she is woken by a kiss. Locked away in the chemically-induced slumber of a stasis tube in a forgotten sub-basement, sixteen-year-old Rose slept straight through the Dark Times that killed millions and utterly changed the world she knew. Now, her parents and her first love are long dead, and Rose - hailed upon her awakening as the long-lost heir to an interplanetary empire - is thrust alone into a future in which she is viewed as either a freak or a threat. Desperate to put the past behind her and adapt to her new world, Rose finds herself drawn to the boy who kissed her awake, hoping that he can help her to start fresh. But when a deadly danger jeopardizes her fragile new existence, Rose must face the ghosts of her past with open eyes - or be left without any future at all.

I browsed through the Candlewick catalog last week and found this. I didn't see an ARC of it at TLA so it was new to me. I think this book will appeal to those that love fair tales. I read on her literary agents site that they are dubbing this, "a young adult Time Traveler's Wife." Hmmm, interesting! Anyone ever hear of this one?

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This is my reading pile for May...I'm SO behind!


14 comments:

  1. This sounds like an interesting one.

    That is some pile! Enjoy! :0)

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  2. lol, this one's on my list too and I was about to post it as my WoW today too but I changed my mind at the last minute otherwise we would've been wow twins again. It sounds like it's going to be a really good one, can't wait! =)

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  3. OOOOH, I didn't know about this book, but it sounds good. Kind of like Across The Universe meets Sleeping Beauty.

    *adds to list*

    Your TBR pile looks like my pile! lol. Happy Reading! :)

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  4. You have a nice reading pile there. I'm taking notes. :-)

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  5. THis is new to me....it sounds promising and if it's like The Time Traveler's Wife, then I will definitely keep my eye out for it. Great pick and thanks for visiting my WoW!

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  6. I saw this book on Netgalley not too long ago, and it wasn't there for long. It sounds really interesting!

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  7. Nice pick! I have a huge reading pile this month too mostly consisiting of review books and library books.

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  8. I have this one from netgalley - hope to read it soon.
    Sally.
    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/05/waiting-on-wednesday-19.html

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  9. I saw this one on NetGalley but didn't request it and now it's gone (I think). It does sound very interesting!
    NC
    Truly Bookish

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  10. I haven't heard of this one and it sounds great!!! Great find. And kudos to you for being brave enough to show that reading pile for May....I sometimes lose my breath when I look and see how many I have to read!

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  11. This one is new to me. I'll add it to my wishlist since I like fairy tales.

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  12. I read a galley of A Long, Long Sleep and absolutely adored it. It's definitely a new favorite, I cannot wait for it to be released so I can have my own copy. <3

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  13. This looks great! Thanks for sharing!

    http://yalitwit.blogspot.com/2011/05/www-5-and-waiting-on-wednesday-may-17th.html

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