Waiting on Wednesday: The Sin-Eater's Confession

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Visit Breaking The Spine to see more entries!

This week, I am eagerly waiting on:

Cover of The Sin-Eater's Confession by Ilsa J. Bick
The Sin-Eater's Confession by Ilsa J. Bick
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Genre: Contemporary, YA
Publication Date: 1 March, 2013
People in Merit, Wisconsin, always said Jimmy was . . . you know. But people said all sorts of stupid stuff. Nobody really knew anything. Nobody really knew Jimmy. 

I guess you could say I knew Jimmy as well as anyone (which was not very well). I knew what scared him. And I knew he had dreams—even if I didn't understand them. Even if he nearly ruined my life to pursue them.

Jimmy's dead now, and I definitely know that better than anyone. I know about blood and bone and how bodies decompose. I know about shadows and stones and hatchets. I know what a last cry for help sounds like. I know what blood looks like on my own hands. 

What I don't know is if I can trust my own eyes. I don't know who threw the stone. Who swung the hatchet? Who are the shadows? What do the living owe the dead?

I stumbled across this book by chance, after clicking on the 'wrong' cover on Netgalley last week. I happened to read the description, and was stopped in my tracks, thinking, "Whoa--what on Earth happens in this book?" It sounds like a psychologically rough story, which are sometimes my favorites. I like to get into people's minds. So now I'm very intrigued, and excited for it to be released.

What are you waiting on?


  1. I'm thinking the same thing you were. This sounds so awesome, I'm going to check in Netgalley for this. Darn, now I keep wondering what happened!
    Thanks a lot for sharing! My WoW

  2. I am also wondering what the heck happens?! Who is Jimmy and who or what killed him?!
    My WOW

  3. Don't think I've heard if this one. Sounds interesting.

    Check out our WOW

    Siobhán @ Totally Bookalicious

  4. sounds super interesting.. and that cover is creepy. but makes me want to read it! love it Our Wow ~ Katie @ Inkk

  5. This sounds great! Thanks for pointing it out.

  6. Ooooo this one sounds very intriguing! Must check this one out! Thanks for sharing!

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    Our pick this week!

  7. Sounds good.


  8. Creeeeepy! Jimmy is creeping me out and I haven't even read it.

  9. Woah, this sounds really different and interesting! I'm a little creeped out but still intrigued. Thanks for sharing it, I doubt I'd have found it otherwise!
    My WoW: http://readmybreathaway.blogspot.ca/2012/11/waiting-on-wednesday-4-in-shadow-of.html


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