Friday, January 13, 2012

Shannon Messenger's Epic October Surprise!

Cruising along facebook this morning, I found this...

Which led me straight to THIS:

Written by the fabulous author, Shannon Messenger!

The goodreads blurb:

Twelve-year-old Sophie has always been different -- she's years ahead of the other kids in school and can read minds. She's always assumed there's some kind of logical explanation for her talents, but when she meets an adorable and mysterious boy, she finds out the shocking truth. She's never felt at home because she, well, ... isn't. 
There are secrets buried deep in her memory, secrets about her true identity and why she was hidden among humans, that others desperately want and would even kill for. And she must figure out why she is the key to her brand-new world, before the wrong person finds the answer first.
Sounds epic, right? Hence the title of this post. This exciting new book comes out October 2, 2012. That's this year! (for those of you who, like me, still write 2011 on their checks)

*happy sigh*

I love it when super nice, hard-working people get their due, and Shannon is both super nice AND hard-working. If you haven't checked out her super-helpful writing blog, I highly recommend it, especially the Shannon Style series.

Now that I'm done fangirling, I want to know what books of 2012 excite you the most!

I'll get you started...

Endlessly (last of the Paranormalcy trilogy by Kiersten White) on July 24, 2012
Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger on October 2, 2012
Deadwood by Operation Awesome's own Kelly Andrews in September 2012
Amarok by Operation Awesome's own Angela Townsend on November 20, 2012

What have you been waiting for in 2012?


  1. Awww, this was so amazingly sweet of you. I'm blushing bright red over here. THANK YOU FOR THE SHOUT OUT! ((hugs)) :)

  2. I am so excited for Shannon! That is one awesome cover!!!

  3. This sounds fantastic and the cover is gorgeous! Adding to TR list!

  4. Sounds like a great story, and what a great cover!

  5. Yay for the author visiting our blog! *fangirl faint* Thanks, Shannon! You are awesome. Good luck with the launch later!

    I'm glad you all are adding it to your to-read lists on goodreads. :)


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