Waiting on Wednesday #27 – The Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth

Posted November 18, 2015 by Lillian in Features / 5 Comments

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating.

Like last week’s pick, I fell in love with this cover the moment I saw it AND the title! So haunting 😀 I love a little mystery and it sounds like this book will give me just that. Plus…maybe I’m reading it wrong but does it sound like the main character is going to be the bad guy?! Exciting stuff…if only it came out tomorrow instead of January…

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday?

Waiting on Wednesday #27 – The Killing Jar by Jennifer BosworthThe Killing Jar by Jennifer Bosworth
on 2016-01-12
Length: 352 pages

“I try not to think about it, what I did to that boy.”

Seventeen-year-old Kenna Marsden has a secret.

She’s haunted by a violent tragedy she can’t explain. Kenna’s past has kept people—even her own mother—at a distance for years. Just when she finds a friend who loves her and life begins to improve, she’s plunged into a new nightmare. Her mom and twin sister are attacked, and the dark powers Kenna has struggled to suppress awaken with a vengeance.

On the heels of the assault, Kenna is exiled to a nearby commune, known as Eclipse, to live with a relative she never knew she had. There, she discovers an extraordinary new way of life as she learns who she really is, and the wonders she’s capable of. For the first time, she starts to feel like she belongs somewhere. That her terrible secret makes her beautiful and strong, not dangerous. But the longer she stays at Eclipse, the more she senses there is something malignant lurking underneath it all. And she begins to suspect that her new family has sinister plans for her…

About Jennifer Bosworth

Author and screenwriter, Jennifer Bosworth, grew up in a small town where there was nothing to do but read and get into trouble. She did plenty of both, which led her to a career writing about people who get into trouble. Jennifer and her husband recently escaped from Los Angeles and are now hiding out in Portland, Oregon with a couple of long-legged dogs. In her spare time she can be found watching horror movies and dreaming of starting her own hippie commune, where there will be many goats. Learn more about her and view her short films at jenniferbosworth.com or just Google her and see what happens.


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