Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.
This week I'm picking:
(Untitled Series #1) by
April 8th 2014
by Putnam Juvenile
Harper Price, peerless
Southern belle, was born ready for a Homecoming tiara. But after a
strange run-in at the dance imbues her with incredible abilities,
Harper's destiny takes a turn for the seriously weird. She becomes a
Paladin, one of an ancient line of guardians with agility, super
strength and lethal fighting instincts.
Just when life can't get
any more disastrously crazy, Harper finds out who she's charged to
protect: David Stark, school reporter, subject of a mysterious prophecy
and possibly Harper's least favorite person. But things get complicated
when Harper starts falling for him--and discovers that David's own fate
could very well be to destroy Earth.
With snappy banter,
cotillion dresses, non-stop action and a touch of magic, this new young
adult series from bestseller Rachel Hawkins is going to make y'all beg
Why I'm Waiting:
This is so newly released they haven't even come up with a name for the series! I can't wait for this book. Seriously. There are so many reasons why: It looks awesome, I love Rachel Hawkins, and it's about a badass southern girl. Just to name a few. What more could you ask for? And I LOVE the name Harper. Just writing about this books is making me squee. This week, I really, really can't wait for the book to come out.