Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday #27

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Sirenz by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman
  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 264 pages
  • Publisher: Flux (June 8, 2011)
Goodreads Description:

Bickering frenemies Meg and Shar are doing some serious damage at a midnight sample sale when they find themselves arguing over a pair of shoes—with fatal consequences. One innocent bystander later, the girls are suddenly at the mercy of Hades—the god of the underworld—himself. To make them atone for what they’ve done, Hades forces the teens to become special-assignment Sirens, luring to the Underworld any individual whose unholy contract is up.

But just because they have an otherworldly part-time job now doesn’t mean Meg and Shar can ignore life’s drudgeries (work) or pleasures (fashion!). Finding that delicate balance between their old and new responsibilities turns out to be harder than they expected, especially when an entire pantheon of Greek deities decides to get involved. Then there’s the matter of the fine print in their contracts . . .

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4 comments:

BLHmistress said...

I love books that have some Greek Mythology in them , this went straight on my list. Thank you for putting this on my radar.


My WOW

Jan von Harz said...

Ha this is my pick this week too. Loving the sound of it. Great pick!

Tribute Books Mama said...

here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/01/waiting-on-wednesday_19.html

Natalie Zaman said...

Thanks so much for WOWing SIrenz! We hope you <3 it! Nat :)