Monday, July 19, 2010

The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June

I had heard wonderful things about Robin Benway’s debut novel, Audrey, Wait! and managed to find enough sit-down time last winter to read it. I found it not only laugh out loud funny, but it really captured the tone and feel of teen life today. Plus, the story rarely went where it seemed to be headed, so I rated it high on the “Surprise!” meter.

I made a note to check out a copy of her next book, The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May and June which I see is now available for pre-order.

Here’s the cover and the blurb:

I hugged my sisters and they fit against my sides like two jigsaw pieces that would never fit anywhere else. I couldn’t imagine ever letting them go again, like releasing them would be to surrender the best parts of myself.

Three sisters share a magical, unshakeable bond. Around the time of their parents’ divorce, sisters April, May, and June recover special powers from childhood—powers that come in handy navigating the hell that is high school. Powers that help them cope with the hardest year of their lives. But could they have a greater purpose?

April, the oldest and a bit of a worrier, can see the future. Middle-child May can literally disappear. And baby June reads minds—everyone’s but her own. When April gets a vision of disaster, the girls come together to save the day and reconcile their strained family. They realize that no matter what happens, powers or no powers, they’ll always have each other.

Because there’s one thing stronger than magic: sisterhood.

Interesting that this one has a paranormal edge, huh? All the more reason to hit your local bookstore come August 3rd!

7 fresh comments:

Bee said...

I've been keeping an eye out for this book..:)

Candyland said...

Sounds like a good one:)

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WindyA said...

I LOVE this book! It was hilarious and heartwarming.

Erika Lynn said...

I loved Audrey Wait and I am so excited to read this!

TinaFerraro said...

Savannah, I checked out your website (VERY NICE) and thank you so much for linking to us and honoring us that way!

daydreamerN said...

cool cover!