Waiting on Wednesday (10) I Shall Wear Midnight

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine, in which we share the book that we are anxiously waiting to be released.

Sir Terry Pratchett has a gift for us come the 28th of this month. He has written another Tiffany Aching story. If you are not familiar with these books, I can't encourage you enough to pick them up. Pratchett has a lot he'd like to teach you, and many wonders to show you. He is my favorite author, and one of my favorite people. His books for young adults include The Wee Free Men, Hat Full of Sky, Wintersmith, The Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents and one of my favorite books, Nation.

I Shall Wear Midnight by Terry Pratchett
From Goodreads:
It starts with whispers.
Then someone picks up a stone.
Finally, the fires begin.
When people turn on witches, the innocents suffer. . . .
Tiffany Aching has spent years studying with senior witches, and now she is on her own. As the witch of the Chalk, she performs the bits of witchcraft that aren't sparkly, aren't fun, don't involve any kind of wand, and that people seldom ever hear about: She does the unglamorous work of caring for the needy.
But someone or something is igniting fear, inculcating dark thoughts and angry murmurs against witches. Aided by her tiny blue allies, the Wee Free Men, Tiffany must find the source of this unrest and defeat the evil at its root before it takes her life. Because if Tiffany falls, the whole Chalk falls with her.
Chilling drama combines with laughout-loud humor and searing insight as beloved and bestselling author Terry Pratchett tells the high-stakes story of a young witch who stands in the gap between good and evil.

5 thoughts?:

TheBookishSnob September 22, 2010 at 8:19 AM  

I heard good things about this book. I'll be keeping an eye out for it and I really hope you enjoy it when it's released.

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Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow September 22, 2010 at 8:53 AM  

This sounds very wonderful and perfect for the Halloween season....

Here's mine:


Straylights September 22, 2010 at 10:52 AM  

That cover is awesome. I haven't heard of this book yet, great pick!

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Melissa September 22, 2010 at 1:50 PM  

Totally, totally, totally waiting for this one! Can't wait!

Katie (Bookishly Yours) September 22, 2010 at 6:26 PM  

I will definitely be reading this. I have a love for all witch things.

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