Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Waiting on Wednesday

So, this is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine and you simply write about a book release your anticipating!
Ok, so I can't wait until the release of 'The Architect of Flowers' by William Lychack. Lychack is an American writer and this is his second book. His first was a novel called The Wasp Eater. This book has gotten a lot of praise as has the writer.

The stories in William Lychack’s dazzling new collection, The Architect of Flowers, explore the inevitable distance between people in loving relationships. With minute and perfect details, Lychack observes the overlooked moments of everyday life—the small failings between parents and children, the long-held secrets in married life—to find hope in the darkest of situations.   A small town policeman steels himself to shoot a family’s injured dog; an old woman secretly trains a crow to steal for her; a pregnant woman brings home a box full of chicks to raise in the yard; a hybridizer’s wife discovers the perfect lie to bring her family magically together again. Lychack’s characters yearn to re-enchant the world, to turn the ordinary and profane into the sacred and beautiful again, to make beauty serve as an antidote to grief. From ghostwriter to ghost runners to ghosts in a chapel, these stories are extraordinary portraits of life’s tender humiliations as well as its sharp rude jolts.
Summary from Goodreads.
So I got this advanced reading copy from NetGalley and it will be published in March 2011.  The book contains a bunch of short stories and what I've read so far is really good! I'll be posting a review and a Q&A with the author in March. This way the review can be part of the publication-machine.

What book are you waiting for?


  1. Short stories and I have a fragile relationship at best, but these do sound really good!

  2. The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide
    By Stephenie Meyer
    Publication date: April 12, 2011

    This must-have hardcover edition--the only official guide--is the definitive encyclopedic reference to the Twilight Saga and provides readers with everything they need to further explore the unforgettable world Stephenie Meyer created in Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. This comprehensive handbook—essential for every Twilight Saga fan—is full-color throughout with nearly 100 gorgeous illustrations and photographs and with exclusive new material, character profiles, genealogical charts, maps, extensive cross-references, and much more.

  3. Nice Waiting on Wednesday:D Check out mine please :D