The Unnaturalists by Tiffany Trent
Publication Date: August 14, 2012
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In an alternate London where magical creatures are preserved in a museum, two teens find themselves caught in a web of intrigue, deception, and danger.
Vespa Nyx wants nothing more than to spend the rest of her life cataloging Unnatural creatures in her father's museum, but as she gets older, the requirement to become a lady and find a husband is looming large. Syrus Reed's Tinker family has always served and revered the Unnaturals from afar, but when his family is captured to be refinery slaves, he finds that his fate may be bound up with Vespa’s—and with the Unnaturals.
As the danger grows, Vespa and Syrus find themselves in a tightening web of deception and intrigue. At stake may be the fate of New London—and the world
That cover, that's what. That was the first deciding factor of my "must read even if I need to chew my own foot to get" fixation. Then when I read the synopsis my head literally exploded from the awesomeness. And I knew that it's fate. I must read this novel. Now tell me my loves, what are you waiting on this Wednesday? Anything dead-sexy like this cover?