Splintered by A.G. Howard
Publication Date: January 2013
For sixteen years, Alyssa Gardner has lived with the stigma of being descended from Alice Liddell -- the real life inspiration for Lewis Carroll's famed novel, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. But cruel jokes about dormice and tea parties can’t compare to the fact that Alyssa hears the whispers of bugs and flowers ... the same quirk which sent her mother to a mental institution years before.When her mother takes a turn for the worse and the whispers grow too strong for Alyssa to bear, she seeks the origins of their family curse. A set of heirlooms and a moth tied to an unusual website lead Alyssa and her gorgeous best friend / secret crush, Jeb, down the rabbit hole into the real Wonderland, a place more twisted and eerie than Lewis Carroll ever let on.There, creepy counterparts of the original fairytale crew reveal the purpose for Alyssa’s journey, and unless she fixes the things her great-great-great grandmother Alice put wrong, Wonderland will have her head.
This one is definitely a book that I will be pining for for awhile. Alice in Wonderland is one of my all time favorite stories and any adaptations or retelling of any kind, I sign up for them all. The cover to this is just stunning itself and the synopsis blew me out of the water. I canNOT wait for this to hit shelves early next year.
Tell me what you think and link me your WOWs below in the comments so I can see what you're waiting on this Wednesday!