Wednesday, May 31, 2017

WoW #151: Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg Kassel

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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted every week by Breaking the Spine which lets us showcase an upcoming release we are excited about!
Black Bird of the Gallows by Meg KasselBlack Bird of the Gallows
by Meg Kassel
September 5, 2017
300 pages

Goodreads Summary:
A debut novel about a teenage girl who discovers the new boy next door is a harbinger of death, and who must find a way to survive in a town destined for tragedy.

A simple but forgotten truth: Where harbingers of death appear, the morgues will soon be full. Harbingers settle in places where tragedy is about to strike, then feed on the energy of the dying. Then, they leave. Off to the next doomed place. No one wants a family of harbingers of death as neighbors, but that’s exactly what seventeen-year-old Angie Dovage gets when Reece Fernandez moves in next door.

Angie knows the mysterious boy is more than he appears, but can’t imagine that his presence heralds a tragedy that will devastate her small community. But her fears run deeper than Reece’s inevitable departure, because where harbingers of death go, grotesque, ruined creatures called Beekeepers follow. And where Beekeepers go, fear and chaos and death follows.

Angie wants to protect everyone she cares about, but stopping the Beekeepers involves a choice that will claim her life or Reece’s soul. She will learn the price of both.

I love that cover and how well it goes with the synopsis! Dying to read this one!!
What are you guys waiting on this week?


  1. Oh, I remember hearing about this book awhile ago and thinking that it sounded fantastic. Great pick!
    Cassi @ My Thoughts Literally

  2. Ooh that's a new to me one! I am liking that cover though!!!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

    1. It's sort of creepy but so gorgeous right?!

  3. Now this is something different. And that always seals the deal for me. Great cover too!

    1. I'm glad! Happy reading when it comes out ;)

  4. This looks so eerie and good! Loving that cover, too!

  5. I feel like any book with the word "harbinger" in the synopsis is bound to grab my attention. :D I'd not heard of this one before! I hope you enjoy this book when you get the chance to read it!

    Have a fantastic day, Eileen. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. It's like 'you had me at "harbinger"' LOL XD Thanks Alyssa <3


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