Coming Soon! March 2012

March 2012 has several books that I am interested in, but these are the two that have most caught my attention. Vodník in particular is one I want to read!

Vodnik, by Bryce MooreVodník
Bryce Moore
Urban fantasy, young adult
March 28, 2012
Tu Books
ISBN: 9781600608520
368 pages

The blurb, from Goodreads:
When Tomas was six, someone — something — tried to drown him. And burn him to a crisp. Tomas survived, but whatever was trying to kill him freaked out his parents enough to convince them to move from Slovakia to the United States.

Now sixteen-year-old Tomas and his family are back in Slovakia, and that something still lurks somewhere. Nearby. It wants to drown him again and put his soul in a teacup. And that’s not all. There’s also the fire víla, the water ghost, pitchfork-happy city folk, and Death herself who are after him.

If Tomas wants to survive, he’ll have to embrace the meaning behind the Slovak proverb, So smrťou ešte nik zmluvu neurobil. With Death, nobody makes a pact.

The Modern Fae's Guide to Surviving HumanityThe Modern Fae’s Guide to Surviving Humanity
Ed. by Joshua Palmatier & Patricia Bray
Urban fantasy, anthology
March 6, 2012
DAW Books
ISBN: 9780756407193
320 pages

The blurb, from the publisher:
What if the fae were still here, living among us? Perhaps living in secret, doing their best to pass for human? Or perhaps their existence is acknowledged, but they’re still struggling to fit in. How have they survived? Are they outcasts clinging to the edges of society, or do their powers ensure success in the mortal realm? Here are fourteen fabulous tales-ranging from humor to dark fantasy-that explore how the creatures of fae are fitting into the modern world.

About Jessica

Dork extraordinaire, that's me! An unhealthy knowledge of Star Trek, a love of books, a fondness for purring cats.
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