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Friday, January 9, 2015

TOOT YOUR OWN HORN: THE EIGHTH DAY

Our final toot for the week comes from Dianne Salerni for her book The Eighth Day which has come out in paperback:

About the book:

Recently orphaned Jax Aubrey discovers an eighth day of the week hidden between Wednesday and Thursday and a reclusive teenage girl living next door who exists only on that secret day. Evangeline is the key to a 2000 year-old spell with its roots in Arthurian legend, and Jax’s teenage guardian, Riley, is her reluctant jailor. When Jax accidentally leads a pack of human bloodhounds to Evangeline’s door, he incites a catastrophe that could destroy the regular seven days of the week.

Why would people like it:

What’s not to like?! There’s a secret day hidden in the split second between 11:59 pm Wednesday and 12:00 am Thursday, during which descendants of heroes out of Arthurian legends vie for power. Meanwhile an entire race of people is imprisoned in that single day, their lives skipping over the other seven days of the week like stones skimming across a pond. Throw in a bank robbery, mysterious tattoos, normal middle school angst, and a human sacrifice ritual atop a Mexican pyramid, and I hope I’ve given readers an adventure to remember!

http://www.amazon.com/Eighth-Day-Dianne-K-Salerni/dp/0062272160/

6 comments:

LD Masterson said...

That does sound cool.

Dianne K. Salerni said...

Thanks for the opportunity to do some hooting, Marcy! :D

Leandra Wallace said...

It is very cool! Glad to see TED is getting some tooting! Ok, that sounded weird... ;)

Liz A. said...

I have this book. I keep meaning to start it (and then pass it on to my nephew).

mshatch said...

I can attest to the fact that The Eighth Day is a fabulous book - better yet? It's sequel releases this month and it's just as good (I got an early peek...).

Charity Bradford said...

Wow, this sounds great! I read a series by Scott Westerfeld called Midnighters. It's been a while, but I think it was a secret hour every night where they had to fight demons with weapons that had names of 13 letters. I really enjoyed it and I bet I'd like this one.

Thanks for sharing!