Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Twitter Tuesday - Holly Black

We are so excited here on Mundie Moms because Holly's book, Doll Bones, is out today! And my ten year old has already begged me to get it for her. Guess where I'm headed after school drop off? That's right -- my local bookstore. If you haven't figured out why my daughter and I are so excited, here, read the synopsis:
A doll that may be haunted leads three friends on a thrilling adventure in this delightfully creepy novel from the New York Times bestselling cocreator of the Spiderwick Chronicles.

Zach, Poppy, and Alice have been friends forever. And for almost as long, they’ve been playing one continuous, ever-changing game of pirates and thieves, mermaids and warriors. Ruling over all is the Great Queen, a bone-china doll cursing those who displease her.

But they are in middle school now. Zach’s father pushes him to give up make-believe, and Zach quits the game. Their friendship might be over, until Poppy declares she’s been having dreams about the Queen—and the ghost of a girl who will not rest until the bone-china doll is buried in her empty grave.

Zach and Alice and Poppy set off on one last adventure to lay the Queen’s ghost to rest. But nothing goes according to plan, and as their adventure turns into an epic journey, creepy things begin to happen. Is the doll just a doll or something more sinister? And if there really is a ghost, will it let them go now that it has them in its clutches?

And Holly has tour dates:

18 W. 18th Street New York, NY 1:00 PM

123 West Jefferson Naperville, IL 7:00 PM

3500 Library Drive (just south of Layton) Cudahy, WI 6:30 PM

165 Western Avenue. N #14 St. Paul, MN 7:00 PM

2720 West 43rd Street Minneapolis, MN 6:30 PM

So who is going out today to join me in purchasing Doll Bones? You can always click-buy: Barnes and Noble | Indie Bound | amazon.  and don't forget to add it to your goodreads TBR: Doll Bones

One more bit of Holly news: have you guys seen the cover of Coldest Girl in Coldtown?

The short story that inspired the book still haunts my brain cells. It was so beautifully written, and I can hardly wait for the book's release in September. You can pre-order it here: amazon | IndieBound | Barnes and Noble and add it to your TBR:  The Coldest Girl in Coldtown (The Coldest Girl in Coldtown, #1)

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