Wishlist Wednesday #5: Splintered by A.G. Howard

Welcome to my 5th Wishlist Wednesday, a meme by Pen to Paper! It is a book blog hop where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it’s entirely up to you), that we can’t wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.

 

Splintered Genre: YA Fantasy
Published: January 1, 2013 by Amulet Books
Length: 348 pages

This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl’s pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers—precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together. For now.

When her mother’s mental health takes a turn for the worse, Alyssa learns that what she thought was fiction is based in terrifying reality. The real Wonderland is a place far darker and more twisted than Lewis Carroll ever let on. There, Alyssa must pass a series of tests, including draining an ocean of Alice’s tears, waking the slumbering tea party, and subduing a vicious bandersnatch, to fix Alice’s mistakes and save her family. She must also decide whom to trust: Jeb, her gorgeous best friend and secret crush, or the sexy but suspicious Morpheus, her guide through Wonderland, who may have dark motives of his own.”

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Re-tellings always fascinates me so I want to read an Alice in Wonderland re-telling and Splintered sounds like a good one! What do you guys think?

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8 Responses to “Wishlist Wednesday #5: Splintered by A.G. Howard”


  1. 1 Janina (@Synchro_Reading) November 21, 2012 at 8:03 AM

    I’ve seen this everywhere! 🙂 Hope you enjoy it.

    Janina
    My WW!

  2. 2 Kristin (@_Kristin315_) November 21, 2012 at 8:30 AM

    This looks like it’s going to be such a good book.
    Kristin @ Book Sniffers Anonymous

  3. 3 vmcarswell November 21, 2012 at 8:57 AM

    I really want to read this one as well! I also really like the cover, it’s so fun and colorful. Here is what I’m waiting for!

    Vyki @ On The Shelf

  4. 4 Becca @ Lost in Thought November 21, 2012 at 9:46 AM

    This book looks so good. The cover looks so colourful and pretty too. I hope you get it and enjoy it! 🙂

    Becca @ Lost in Thought
    http://lostinthought-becca.blogspot.co.uk/2012/11/wishlist-wednesday-18.html

  5. 5 Ula @ Blog of Erised November 21, 2012 at 11:29 AM

    Wow, pretty cover! I’d love to get this one 😀 Hope you get it soon 🙂

    My WW

  6. 6 northernplunder November 21, 2012 at 12:14 PM

    I really want to read this too :3

    Here is my WW
    Lauren

  7. 8 Lisa November 21, 2012 at 1:51 PM

    I’ve been meaning to add this to my TBR list, so thanks for the reminder! Enjoy!

    Lisa
    My WW


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