Sep 16, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday #4

Sixteen-year old Cassie Renfield has seen the mark since forever: a glow around certain people as if a candle were held behind their back.

The only time she pointed it out taught her she shouldn’t do it again, so Cassie has kept quiet, considering its rare appearances odd, but insignificant. Until she watches a man die. Mining her memories, Cassie realizes she can see a person’s imminent death. Not how or where, only when: today.

Cassie searches her past, her philosophy lessons, even her new boyfriend for answers, always careful to hide her secret. How does the mark work? Why her? Most importantly, if you know today is someone’s last, should you tell?

The Author:

Jen Nadol grew up in Reading, Pennsylvania, hometown of John Updike, Taylor Swift, and fellow YA novelist, A.S. King. She graduated from American University in Washington, DC with a BA in Literature which spent twelve years collecting dust while she worked in Human Resources for a national retail chain. These days, Jen lives north of NYC in an old farmhouse with her husband and three young sons.

THE MARK is her first novel and she is thrilled to be writing – the thing she always meant to do.

Release Date: January 19, 2010

4 monkey thought (s):

Jessica Kennedy said...

I think this is the fourth one I've seen today with this book! I had it as my WoW for today too!

Juju from Tales of Whimsy said...

I can not wait to read this.

RKCharron said...

Hi ;)
THE MARK sounds intriguing and I am looking forward to reading it.
Thank you for introducing me to it & to the author.
All the best,
@RKCharron
xoxo

GMR said...

Sounds good! Yet another book to add to my "wish list". *Sigh* It keeps growing and growing... =0)

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