Waiting on Wednesday 56: The Unnaturalists


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Name: The Unnaturalists
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Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers         
Release Date: August 14th, 2012
320 pages
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Summary:

In an alternate London where magical creatures are preserved in a museum, two teens find themselves caught in a web of intrigue, deception, and danger.

Vespa Nyx wants nothing more than to spend the rest of her life cataloging Unnatural creatures in her father’s museum, but as she gets older, the requirement to become a lady and find a husband is looming large. Syrus Reed’s Tinker family has always served and revered the Unnaturals from afar, but when his family is captured to be refinery slaves, he finds that his fate may be bound up with Vespa’s—and with the Unnaturals.

As the danger grows, Vespa and Syrus find themselves in a tightening web of deception and intrigue. At stake may be the fate of New London—and the world.

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My Thoughts:

I love reading about books that take place in London, and this one looks especially good!  The idea of preserving magical, "unnatural" creatures in a museum is so incredibly original. I like the fact that the two main characters are a boy and a girl who are forced to grow up in social conditions that they don't necessarily enjoy. I can't wait until this book comes out!

8 comments:

Lili said...

I've been fortunate enough to read The Unnaturalists and it is such an amazing book. I absolutely loved it and it's definitely a book worth looking forward to!

Sarah (saz101) said...

YES YES YES YES YES YESSSSS! SARAH! I'm SO excited for this one! I mean, the cover is GORGEOUS, but STEAMPUNK! I AM THERRRREEEE!

Joie said...

Ooooh this is my first time hearing about this book and I'm definitely intrigued! I can't wait for the release date!
Fantastic pick! :)
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Danna (Bananas For Books) said...

I love the cover for this one and am so excited to read it, great pick!
-Danna

Olivia Williams said...

I have heard a lot of great things about this one! LOVE THAT COVER <3

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Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Ooh nice! Seeing this a lot! Love the cover as well!

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Krystianna (Downright Dystopian) said...

Great pick! This one sounds really good. I love the cover as well. :) I absolutely love novels with London as a setting. :)

Randi M said...

I feel like I've been waiting for this for forever! And I completely agree - I love books set in London. Great pick. :)

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