Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday (40)

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is: Lost Lake by Sarah Addison Allen which is due to be released on January 21st.

 From the New York Times bestselling author of Garden Spells comes a novel about heartbroken people finding hope at a magical place in Georgia called Lost Lake.

Suley, Georgia, is home to Lost Lake Cottages and not much else. Which is why it's the perfect place for newly-widowed Kate and her eccentric eight-year-old daughter Devin to heal. Kate spent one memorable childhood summer at Lost Lake, had her first almost-kiss at Lost Lake, and met a boy named Wes at Lost Lake. It was a place for dreaming. But Kate doesn't believe in dreams anymore, and her Aunt Eby, Lost Lake's owner, wants to sell the place and move on. Lost Lake's magic is gone. As Kate discovers that time has a way of standing still at Lost Lake can she bring the cottages—and her heart—back to life? Because sometimes the things you love have a funny way of turning up again. And sometimes you never even know they were lost . . . until they are found.

I cannot even explain to you how excited I am for this book.  I have had it bookmarked for ages, I have read the short story prequel, I have requested the ebook (still waiting to hear from you NetGalley!).  I have read all of Allen's other books and they are a regular go to gift for me when a friend has a birthday or just needs a pick me up.  It is simply a crime that I cannot read this book yet.  MUST HAVE NOW!


Eunice said...

I haven't read any books from this author but this one sounds good. I hope you can get a copy soon, Zabet! Nice pick! :)

Eunice @ Book Overdose

Jessica Cooley said...

Did you get it yet? It's so good! It's different though...her fight against breast cancer plays a big role and the entire book is a sadder than usual. Still, a wonderful read. Hope you enjoy!

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