Sunday, October 1, 2017

WILD BEAUTY ~Love Grows Such Strange Things~ {quote spotlight}

Hello! Today I have the pleasure of participating in the blog tour for Anna-Marie McLemore's gorgeous new novel, WILD BEAUTY! The writing and prose in this story is absolutely beguiling, and so today I'll be giving you just a little taste of that through a few enticing quotes!

(this first one may be best viewed if you click on it for full size 😉  )

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What did I tell you? Seriously, like poetry. This one comes out tomorrow, folks---go forth and enjoy! ;)


by Anna-Marie McLemore
♦publisher: Fiewel & Friends (Macmillan)
♦release date: October 3rd, 2017
♦hardcover, 320 pages
♦intended audience: Young adult
Love grows such strange things.

For nearly a century, the Nomeolvides women have tended the grounds of La Pradera, the lush estate gardens that enchant guests from around the world. They’ve also hidden a tragic legacy: if they fall in love too deeply, their lovers vanish. But then, after generations of vanishings, a strange boy appears in the gardens.

The boy is a mystery to Estrella, the Nomeolvides girl who finds him, and to her family, but he’s even more a mystery to himself; he knows nothing more about who he is or where he came from than his first name. As Estrella tries to help Fel piece together his unknown past, La Pradera leads them to secrets as dangerous as they are magical in this stunning exploration of love, loss, and family.


Anna-Marie McLemore was born in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, raised in the same town as the world's largest wisteria vine, and taught by her family to hear la llorona in the Santa Ana winds. Her debut novel THE WEIGHT OF FEATHERS was a Junior Library Guild Selection, a YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults book, and a finalist for the William C. Morris Debut Award. Her second novel, WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS, was longlisted for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature, and was a 2017 Stonewall Honor Book. 


Purchase the book:  Indiebound  •  BookDepository  •  Amazon