Wednesday, December 9, 2009

"Waiting On" Wednesday

Jill at Breaking the Spine hosts "Waiting on" Wednesday, a place where we can voice the books we are patiently - okay probably impatiently - waiting to be released.

The Girl Who Chased the Moon: A Novel
By Sarah Addison Allen
Pub. date: March 16, 2010

From Amazon:

Emily Benedict came to Mullaby, North Carolina, hoping to solve at least some of the riddles surrounding her mother’s life. Such as, why did Dulcie Shelby leave her hometown so suddenly? And why did she vow never to return? But the moment Emily enters the house where her mother grew up and meets the grandfather she never knew—a reclusive, real-life gentle giant—she realizes that mysteries aren’t solved in Mullaby, they’re a way of life: Here are rooms where the wallpaper changes to suit your mood. Unexplained lights skip across the yard at midnight. And a neighbor bakes hope in the form of cakes.

Everyone in Mullaby adores Julia Winterson’s cakes—which is a good thing, because Julia can’t seem to stop baking them. She offers them to satisfy the town’s sweet tooth
but also in the hope of rekindling the love she fears might be lost forever. Flour, eggs, milk, and sugar . . . Baking is the only language the proud but vulnerable Julia has to communicate what is truly in her heart. But is it enough to call back to her those she’s hurt in the past?

Can a hummingbird cake really bring back a lost love? Is there really a ghost dancing in Emily’s backyard? The answers are never what you expect. But in this town of lovable misfits, the unexpected fits right in.

I don't care what the book is about. I love Sarah Addison Allen so I am reading it. But okay, this sounds awesome. And oh how I love the cover.


Jill said...

She's wonderful. I can't wait for this one...great pick!!

Mary (Bookfan) said...

I'm waiting on this too!!

Unknown said...

I am excited about this one also. The cover is gorgeous!

vvb32 reads said...

this one gives off a warm fuzzy feeling. i'll have to check it out too.

joyh82 said...

I love her books and can't wait for this one either. Have fun reading!

Unknown said...

I have this one on my list already, can't wait to read it. Have a great week :)

Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

I've heard her books are great!! Enjoy!

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

Me too; I've read all of her books. Good pick