Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday (8)

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.
This week I am waiting for:
Snow in Summer: The Tale of an American Snow WhiteWith her black hair, red lips, and lily-white skin, Summer is as beautiful as her father's garden. And her life in the mountains of West Virginia seems like a fairy tale; her parents sing and dance with her, Cousin Nancy dotes on her, and she is about to get a new baby brother. But when the baby dies soon after he's born, taking Summer's mama with him, Summer's fairy-tale life turns grim. Things get even worse when her father marries a woman who brings poisons and magical mirrors into Summer's world. Stepmama puts up a pretty face, but Summer suspects she's up to no good - and is afraid she's powerless to stop her.

This Snow White tale filled with magic and intrigue during the early twentieth century in Appalachia will be hard to forget.
I saw this book ages ago, thought it looked good, forgot about it, and then about two weeks ago saw it again.  I am a BIG fan of fairy tale retellings, and this one looks good!  Plus, I've heard good things about Jane Yolen, and the cover is beautiful!

I found the USA cover of THE TRAITOR IN THE TUNNEL by Y.S. Lee,  which was a pick in a past one of my WoW's!The Traitor and the Tunnel (The Agency, #3)


Kathryn (clean teen fiction) said...

I LOVE fairytale retellings too! I'm putting Snow in Summer on my to-read list.
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Arianna said...

This looks great, and I love the cover. Thanks for the suggestion!

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Giselle said...

Oh this sounds really good! I like the US cover better though.

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Grace Fonseca said...

Snow in Summer looks so pretty and it's a fairytale being re-told. Come visit me over at Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog.

Addicted2Heroines said...

Really like the cover. Very pretty. Thought you might be interested in knowing that there are two Snow White movie remakes coming out next year.