Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Grim Anthology


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event that is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine where she spotlights upcoming releases.
This week I am waiting on...

Grim (Anthology)
By: Christine Johnson (Editor)
Publisher:  Harlequin Teen
Release Date: February 25th, 2014

 The Grim Anthology has been murmured about for a few months now...and now...it is almost here!  Many of these authors are famous in their own right, but asking them to put their own twists to many of our classic fairy tales, is something I think I'm going to enjoy!

I have to admit that I haven't read many of the other authors' books yet, but I am literally DYING to read the offerings from Julie Kagawa and Jeri Smith Ready.  I am also looking at this anthology for a taste of some of the other well-known authors to get a feel for their writing styles.

Everyone knows what a huge Julie Kagawa fan I am, so if Julie writes it...I am all over it like a wet blanket!  She has such a vivid imagination and I just LOVE everything she has written to date.  I can't wait for her take on The Three Little Pigs.  I know she will turn it into something completely enthralling.

I also adored Jeri's Shade series and loved the world she built in that story so I'm anxious to read her contribution as well.

I was lucky to snag a galley of Grim...so look for my review coming soon!


Synopsis on Goodreads:

 Inspired by classic fairy tales, but with a dark and sinister twist, Grim contains short stories from some of the best voices in young adult literature today:

Ellen Hopkins
Amanda Hocking
Julie Kagawa
Claudia Gray
Rachel Hawkins
Kimberly Derting
Myra McEntire
Malinda Lo
Sarah Rees-Brennan
Jackson Pearce
Christine Johnson
Jeri Smith Ready
Shaun David Hutchinson
Saundra Mitchell
Sonia Gensler
Tessa Gratton
Jon Skrovan

9 comments:

  1. What a great author lineup! Nice choice :)

    My WOW - http://thefictionenthusiast.blogspot.com/2014/01/waiting-on-wednesday-january-29th.html

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  2. Not much for anthologies, but this may be good. Hope you can stop by mine.

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  3. Look at all those names! It makes me wish anthologies and short story collections circulated better at my library. I might have to slip this into the collection! ~Megan
    http://wp.me/pzUn5-1Pb

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  4. Ooh nice! I read this one just last week or so on Netgalley and it was awesome! Hope you enjoy it too!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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    1. I'm so glad you liked it Jessica! I'm just about to start! :)

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  5. I'm looking forward to reading this one too. It's waiting on my Kindle right now. :) Great pick, I hope you enjoy!

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  6. Great choice! My pick this week was between this and the one I chose. Hope the book is as good as the 2 sample stories from Amazon. My WOW post is here if you want to stop by!

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  7. I'm so glad that anthology is highly anticipated! Let us know what ya'll think!!

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