Sorry for the late post! It has been a crazy week. Anyway, here's a book I can't wait to read!
I have heard amazing things about Elizabeth Norris's debut UNRAVELING. For starters, Liz's agent, the ever-sharkly Janet Reid is so excited about this book, that she READ 410 FULL MANUSCRIPTS in a contest to celebrate the debut. (Side note, her update posts as she reads are informative and funny. You should check them out.)
Two days before the
start of her junior year, seventeen-year-old Janelle Tenner is hit by a
pickup truck and killed—as in blinding light, scenes of her life
flashing before her, and then nothing. Except the next thing she knows,
she's opening her eyes to find Ben Michaels, a loner from her high
school whom Janelle has never talked to, leaning over her. And even
though it isn't possible, she knows—with every fiber of her being—that
Ben has somehow brought her back to life.
But her revival, and Ben's possible role in it, is only the first of
the puzzles that Janelle must solve. While snooping in her FBI agent
father's files for clues about her accident, she uncovers a clock that
seems to be counting down to something—but to what? And when someone
close to Janelle is killed, she can no longer deny what's right in front
of her: Everything that's happened—the accident, the murder, the
countdown clock, Ben's sudden appearance in her life—points to the end
of life as she knows it. And as the clock ticks down, she realizes that
if she wants to put a stop to the end of the world, she's going to need
to uncover Ben's secrets—and keep from falling in love with him in the
From debut author Elizabeth Norris comes this shattering novel of
one girl's fight to save herself, her world, and the boy she never saw
Click here for UNRAVELING's Goodreads page. Releases April 24, 2012.