Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (143): The Key & the Flame by Claire Caterer

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

The Key & the Flame 
Author: Claire Caterer
Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Books
Publish Date: April 2, 2013
Amazon / Kindle / Goodreads

Publisher's Description
In this middle-grade fantasy adventure, a gusty girl unlocks a magical universe—and the danger that lies within.

Eleven-year-old Holly Shepard longs for adventure, some escape from her humdrum life. That is precisely what she gets when she is given an old iron key that unlocks a door—in a tree.

Holly crosses the threshold into a stunning and magical medieval world, Anglielle. And as she does so, something unlocks within Holly: a primal, powerful magic. Holly is joined on her journey by two tagalongs—her younger brother Ben, and Everett, an English boy who hungers after Holly’s newfound magic and carries a few secrets of his own.When Ben and Everett are sentenced to death by the royals, whose fear of magic has fueled a violent, systemic slaughter of all enchanted creatures, Holly must save them and find a way back home. But will she be able to muster the courage and rise above her ordinary past to become an extraordinary hero?

*Why I want to read this: I love that it takes place in a magical medieval world.  Two of my favorite things put together. - Jessica

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  1. this sounds cute and perfect for the younger crowd.

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  2. Key, magical and medieval world! I am so going to order this novel.

  3. OOh intriguing!! Love a magical world, haven't heard of this one!

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  4. Thanks for stopping by my WoW! Sounds like a great middle grade read! I like the cover too =)

  5. Aww, this one looks really cute and awesome! I don't read much MG but I might have to check out this one. :)

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  6. Sounds like a really cute book with an awesome adventure! Thanks for sharing.

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  7. Isn't that cover AMAZING? I am really excited for it too! Awesome pick :)

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  8. What a great cover!! This one sounds really cute. Magical AND medieval... can't go wrong! Thanks for sharing! :)

  9. Sounds like a great read.

  10. I love MG fantasies! This one sounds awesome, and I love the cover!

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  11. This looks like a fun one!! I need to make more time for MG books this coming year! I love that cover!

  12. I want to read this for the same reason you want to. Awesome! Please check out my WoW!

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  13. Can't wait to read this one!! It sounds so good! :)

  14. This looks like a really fun story-MG fantasy is totally my thing and I can't wait to give this one a try!

  15. Although, I hardly read middle grade books now but I've been trying to get back into the genre and this book sounds great!

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