Waiting On Wednesday (8)

Hosted by Breaking The Spine


by Alex Flinn
Expected publication: May 14th 2013 by HarperTeen

At first, I merely saw his face, his hands on the window ledge. Then, his whole body as he swung himself through the window. Only I could not see what he swung on.Until, one day, I told my dream self to look down. And it was then that I saw. He had climbed on a rope. I knew without asking that the rope had been one of my own tying.
Rachel is trapped in a tower, held hostage by a woman she’s always called Mama. Her golden hair is growing rapidly, and to pass the time, she watches the snow fall and sings songs from her childhood, hoping someone, anyone, will hear her. 
Wyatt needs time to reflect or, better yet, forget about what happened to his best friend, Tyler. That’s why he’s been shipped off to the Adirondacks in the dead of winter to live with the oldest lady in town. Either that, or no one he knows ever wants to see him again.
Dani disappeared seventeen years ago without a trace, but she left behind a journal that’s never been read, not even by her overbearing mother…until now. 
A #1 New York Times bestselling author, Alex Flinn knows her fairy tales, and Towering is her most mind-bending interpretation yet. Dark and mysterious, this reimagining of Rapunzel will have readers on the edge of their seats wondering where Alex will take them next!


  1. I haven't really read anything by Alex Flinn, but her books sounds really good. Great pick!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness
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  2. I love Alex Flinn, and this retelling sounds like it might be one of his best! Love that cover! Great pick!

  3. I'm waiting on this one too! I love fairy tale retellings and Alex Flinn is one of the best. Excited to see how she handles Rapunzel. Thanks for sharing!


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