Waiting on Wednesday (17): Hallowed

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

My WoW:

Hallowed (Unearthly #2)
by Cynthia Hand
Hardcover, 320 pages
Expected publication: January 24th 2012 by HarperCollins Publishers


For months part-angel Clara Gardner trained to face the raging forest fire from her visions and rescue the alluring and mysterious Christian Prescott from the blaze. But nothing could prepare her for the fateful decisions she would be forced to make that day, or the startling revelation that her purpose—the task she was put on earth to accomplish—is not as straightforward as she thought. Now, torn between her increasingly complicated feelings for Christian and her love for her boyfriend, Tucker, Clara struggles to make sense of what she was supposed to do the day of the fire. And, as she is drawn further into the world of part angels and the growing conflict between White Wings and Black Wings, Clara learns of the terrifying new reality that she must face: Someone close to her will die in a matter of months. With her future uncertain, the only thing Clara knows for sure is that the fire was just the beginning.

Described by Richelle Mead as “utterly captivating,” Unearthly received outstanding reviews, garnered accolades from New York Times bestselling authors, and was named an Indie Next Pick. In this heart-wrenching sequel, Cynthia Hand expertly captures the all-consuming joy of first love—and the agony of loss. This beautifully woven tale will appeal to fans of Lauren Kate, Becca Fitzpatrick, and Aprilynne Pike.

Why I'm waiting for Hallowed:

Why? I've got two words for you.


Nuff said.


  1. Great pick! I loved Unearthly and can't wait for Hallowed. Team Tucker all the way! :)

  2. I haven't read the first one yet, but it says it'll appeal to fans of Lauren Kate, so I'm interested! Nice pick:)

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  3. GAH! i LOVED Tucker. :) he is SO CUTE. def picture Lucas Till has Tucker!

    great choice and NEW FOLLOWER!

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  4. This one sounds very tempting! Thanks for sharing....

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  5. I absolutely cannot wait for this book! It was my WoW pick a few weeks ago! I loved Unearthly and can't wait to see what's next for Clara, Tucker, and Christian!
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  6. This looks like a really great book. Great pick! New follower!

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  7. Great choice!! I'm super excited for this one too! I loved Unearthly, I can't wait to find out what happens next!

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  8. I still haven't read Unearthly but once I do, I'm sure I'm going to want Hallowed too. Great pick!

  9. Hand allows the reader to see deeper into his mindset and personality and I came to highly respect him. Clara's mother also impressed me in this book. In Unearthly she was just a small part to the story to me, but in Hallowed she became so much more. She does have a higher importance in the book and carries this elements gracefully.


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