Wednesday, October 28, 2015

CAN'T WAIT TO READ: Ivory and Bone by Julie Eshbaugh

Release date: June 14th 2016
Publisher: HarperTeen
Purchase: Amazon

Synopsis via Goodreads:
The only life seventeen-year-old Kol knows is hunting at the foot of the Great Ice with his brothers. But food is becoming scarce, and without another clan to align with, Kol, his family, and their entire group are facing an uncertain future.

Traveling from the south, Mya and her family arrive at Kol’s camp with a trail of hurt and loss behind them, and hope for a new beginning. When Kol meets Mya, her strength, independence, and beauty instantly captivate him, igniting a desire for much more than survival.

Then on a hunt, Kol makes a grave mistake that jeopardizes the relationship that he and Mya have only just started to build. Mya was guarded to begin with—and for good reason—but no apology or gesture is enough for her to forgive him. Soon after, another clan arrives on their shores. And when Mya spots Lo, a daughter of this new clan, her anger intensifies, adding to the already simmering tension between families. After befriending Lo, Kol learns of a dark history between Lo and Mya that is rooted in the tangle of their pasts.

When violence erupts, Kol is forced to choose between fighting alongside Mya or trusting Lo’s claims. And when things quickly turn deadly, it becomes clear that this was a war that one of them had been planning all along.


Julie EshbaughAbout the Author
Julie Eshbaugh is the author of the upcoming Ivory and Bone (HarperCollins, 2016). She used to have trouble staying in one spot, having lived in places as varied as Utah, France, and New York City. Julie eventually returned home to the Philadelphia area, where she now lives with her husband, son, cat and dog. Her favorite moments are when the unexpected happens and she cheers loudest when the pitcher gets a hit.

13 comments:

  1. Wow, this sounds great! And such a unique cover. This is definitely a time period and setting I haven't seen in YA before. Love it!

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    1. Yeah the cover is awesome! Love the blurb too. Hope the story is just as good :)

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  2. This is new to me, but it sounds really good. I hope you enjoy reading it.
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  3. This sounds really good, and different too. I really like the cover also! Thanks for sharing! Here's my WoW. Happy reading!

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    1. I love the cover too. It's really cool!

      Thanks for stopping by :)

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  4. This is the first time I read about this book, but it sounds really good! I hope you enjoy it!

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  5. I'm definitely looking forward to this! It sounds so good! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

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    1. IKR!! So excited!

      Thanks for stopping by, Michelle :)

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  6. Ooh, this sounds like a great read! I will definitely keep an eye out :) Thanks for sharing and stopping by, Shane!

    Zareena @ The Slanted Bookshelf

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  7. Wow! This sounds like a great read too! Will keep an eye out for sure!

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