Waiting on Wednesday

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are excited about reading!  Mine for this week is a book I just found yesterday.

Title: Other

Author: Karen Kincy

Release Date: July 1, 2010

Seventeen-year-old Gwen hides a dangerous secret: she’s Other. Half-pooka, to be exact, thanks to the father she never met. Most Americans don’t exactly roll out the welcome mat for Others, especially not the small-town folks of Klikamuks, Washington. As if this isn’t bad enough, Gwen’s on the brink of revealing her true identity to her long-time boyfriend, Zack, but she’s scared he’ll lump her with the likes of bloodthirsty vampires and feral werewolves.

When a pack of werewolves chooses the national forest behind Gwen’s home as their new territory, the tensions in Klikamuks escalate-into murder. It soon becomes clear a serial killer is methodically slaying Others. The police turn a blind eye, leaving Gwen to find the killer before the killer finds her. As she hunts for clues, she uncovers more Others living nearby than she ever expected. Like Tavian, a sexy Japanese fox-spirit who rivals Zack and challenges her to embrace her Otherness. Gwen must struggle with her own conflicted identity, learn who she can trust, and-most importantly-stay alive.

Summary from Goodreads.com

This book sounds really interesting and it has a wide array of other-worldy creatures in there that sound exciting!  This book is the first in a trilogy and I look forward to reading it.

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9 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday

  1. Great pick! This one is going to be popular. My WOW is at The Crowded Leaf.

  2. Yes I have to agree the first time I saw Other, I thought it sounded really exciting with a touch of thriller thrown in for good measure. Great Choice.

  3. Sounds like a great kickoff to a new series. Welcome to WoW…so glad you’re participating!!

  4. When I first heard that this book is about pookas, I was intrigued! I love shapeshifter stories. 😀 Great pick!

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