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Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Hello, everyone!

Welcome to my weekly edition of Waiting on Wednesdays, hosted by the lovely Jill over at Breaking the Spine!

This week, I am featuring Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard.

The year is 1876, and there’s something strange and deadly loose in Philadelphia… 
Eleanor Fitt has a lot to worry about. Her brother has gone missing, her family has fallen on hard times, and her mother is determined to marry her off to any rich young man who walks by. But this is nothing compared to what she’s just read in the newspaper— 
The Dead are rising in Philadelphia. 
And then, in a frightening attack, a zombie delivers a letter to Eleanor…from her brother. 
Whoever is controlling the Dead army has taken her brother as well. If Eleanor is going to find him, she’ll have to venture into the lab of the notorious Spirit-Hunters, who protect the city from supernatural forces. But as Eleanor spends more time with the Spirit-Hunters, including their maddeningly stubborn yet handsome inventor, Daniel, the situation becomes dire. And now, not only is her reputation on the line, but her very life may hang in the balance.
Look at that beautiful cover! Just look at it! It is beyond beautiful! I absolutely cannot resist its allure. Yep, it has some problems...but whatever. I still love it.

Also, it sounds amazing! I adore zombie books. I don't read nearly enough of them, though.

And of course, it's the beginning of what I'm hoping is an incredible new series!



  1. Oh nice choice! I'm excited for this one as well and I just love the cover!

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    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  2. Oh, my! Look at that cover! It sounds fantastic. :)
    I'm a new gfc follower, btw. :)

  3. Great choice! I love the cover! Here's my WOW: World of Books

  4. You know, as much as I don't do zombies, this one actually looks kind of cool!! :D

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    Sierra @ Yearning to Read

  5. I'm really excited for this one! I love zombies too and definitely don't read enough of them. Gorgeous cover and though I'm not a historical reader I actually am very interested in the ook taking place in 1876. Thanks for stopping by My WOW!

  6. Ooooh!
    Love that dress-the book sounds great!

  7. Ooh that book does sound interesting - and love the cover!

  8. I am so excited for this one! The cover is gorgeous and can we just say, zombies? I am very much looking forward to purchasing this one :)

    ~Jaime @ The Lost Lola
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  9. Great pick! I cant wait for this one to come out either! It sounds really good!

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  10. Great pick!!
    I love how this book sounds, even though I have read some bad reviews about it.
    Hope you like it. I'll be looking for what you think!

  11. AWESOME pick!! This was mine a bit back and every time I see it I still get excited! I have started to get into zombies as well and feel the need to read more :)
    If you get a moment here is My WoW

  12. I am so excited for this book as well (like everyone else). Looks like we like a lot of the same books! Am follower 875.

    Would love you to check out my blog, Ensconced in YA

  13. I am sooooo excited for this! It looks fantastic ;) great pick!

  14. I've read this one and it is AMAZING! I really loved it!

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  15. Yes!! I am totally excited for this one. Steampunk AND Zombies!! Count me in!!

  16. This does sound interesting!
    Thanks for sharing,

  17. LOL! This is my WoW next week! Too funny! I can't wait for this one and you're right that cover is off the charts!

  18. Hi, I am a new follower from Waiting on Wednesday. I would love a follow back. My blog is:



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