Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Waiting on Wednesday: Furthermore - Tahereh Mafi

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week I'm waiting on Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi

Tahereh Mafi
Series:  Furthermore, #1
Release Date: Unknown
Publisher: Dutton Children's Books
Waited on by: Noor

Julie Strauss-Gabel at Dutton Children's Books has acquired two novels byTahereh Mafi, author of the Shatter Me series. The first book, Furthermore, marks the author's middle-grade debut; it tells the story of two unique worlds and their unlikely champion: 12-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow. When Alice's father disappeared from Ferenwood he took nothing but a ruler with him, and after almost six years, she embarks on a journey to find him. A publication date has not yet been set; Jodi Reamer of Writers House negotiated the deal for world English rights. 

As many of you might know, Tahereh Mafi is the author of the Shatter Me series, which I have waiting to be read somewhere in my bookshelves. I follow her on Twitter and not only does she sound like a fantastic person, but I have heard great things about her writing and can't wait to delve into something by her. Even though it's aimed for younger readers than me, I'm still really excited for Furthermore, especially because I know I won't really have a chance to delve into Shatter Me for a while so if it comes out before then, I can get a taste of her writing in a lighter read, and if I do get around to it, I can be even more excited to read her work. Although not much about the book or the plot is known -- she only released this information just over a week ago -- from what we do know, it looks very interesting. Also, her name is a shoutout to Alexander McQueen which is pretty rad. I can't wait until this book, seeing authors expand beyond their huge series is one of my favorite things so I'm very excited!

- Noor

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  1. I loved the first one in her Shatter Me series, need to read on. Didn't know she had another series, thanks for cluing me in!!

  2. I've heard great things about her Shatter Me trilogy too! I have yet to pick up the first book but I'm definitely planning on it :)

    Here's My WoW :)