Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Waiting on Wed: Mary the summoning by Hillary Monahan

Waiting on Wed is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine
It's something that she does every Wed where we pick a book that hasn't been released yet.
Author: Hillary Monahan
Hardcover256 pages
Expected publication: September 2nd 2014 by Disney-Hyperion
Jess had done the research. Success requires precision: a dark room, a mirror, a candle, salt, and four teenage girls. Each of them--Jess, Shauna, Kitty, and Anna--must link hands, follow the rules . . . and never let go. 

A thrilling fear spins around the room the first time Jess calls her name: "Bloody Mary. Bloody Mary. BLOODY MARY." A ripple of terror follows when a shadowy silhouette emerges through the fog, a specter trapped behind the mirror. 

Once is not enough, though--at least not for Jess. Mary is called again. And again. But when their summoning circle is broken, Bloody Mary slips through the glass with a taste for revenge on her lips. As the girls struggle to escape Mary's wrath, loyalties are questioned, friendships are torn apart, and lives are forever altered.

A haunting trail of clues leads Shauna on a desperate search to uncover the legacy of Mary Worth. What she finds will change everything, but will it be enough to stop Mary--and Jess--before it's too late?

Why I chose this:
Ii was browsing through goodreads earlier, and happened upon a few books that looked really good. This was the first one that caught my eye. It looks spooky, and I'm always interested in bloody Mary tellings. It reminds me of the supernatural episode with it. I'm always for a good scare!


  1. Ooooh this sounds creepy. I haven't read a bloody Mary retelling and this looks good. I hope you'll enjoy it!

  2. This one sounds utterly creepy. I have an ARC, but I'm too chicken to pick it up! Great pick.

  3. this is soooo creepy. i like creepy books but i have to be in the mood to pick them up. i get so scared easily

    my WoW Post.

    -michelle @ Michelle & Leslie's Book Picks

  4. I have seen this one around but it really sounds so scary for my taste. I really hope you'll enjoy it, though. Great pick :)

    Tanja @ Ja čitam, a ti?

  5. This one sounds super creepy. I don't read a lot of horror, but I would definitely consider picking this one up.
    Thanks for sharing! :)

  6. Try Say Her Name by James Dawson, it's pretty amazing and so freaking creepy, haha. :)

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  7. Yess can't wait for this one! I remember trying to lure Mary out during sleepovers with my friend, heh.

  8. Yay, I found myself a creepy read...well with your help of course :D Do you know how hard they are to find.

    My WoW

  9. I'm so excited to read this one! I was always too afraid to do the Bloody Mary thing when I was younger, but I think this will be fun in its creepiness. :D Great pick!

    Rachel @ Paper Cuts

  10. Loved it! I have always been intrigued by Bloody Mary since I was little and when I saw this book I was hoping it was as good as the cover. It was better! I loved to read it in bed at night before I fell asleep. I love horror and this one was great!

    Cath Brookes
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