There isn’t anything better to talk about this week other than a certain horror book that comes out TODAY! And I’m so excited to be heading to NYC on Wednesday for the signing. To add to this excitement…I get to meet another Midnighter IRL–Kim Graff!
Blood and Salt by Kim Liggett has been on my TBR list for what feels like forever. I mean, the first line makes this book a must read: Romeo and Juliet meets Children of the Corn in this one-of-a-kind romantic horror. Hells to the yes people!!
I’ll definitely post pics and thoughts from the signing, but for now I’ll leave you with the rest of the summary and the creepiest book trailer ever…
Romeo and Juliet meets Children of the Corn in this one-of-a-kind romantic horror.
“When you fall in love, you will carve out your heart and throw it into the deepest ocean. You will be all in—blood and salt.”
These are the last words Ash Larkin hears before her mother returns to the spiritual commune she escaped long ago. But when Ash follows her to Quivira, Kansas, something sinister and ancient waits among the rustling cornstalks of this village lost to time.
Ash is plagued by memories of her ancestor, Katia, which harken back to the town’s history of unrequited love and murder, alchemy and immortality. Charming traditions soon give way to a string of gruesome deaths, and Ash feels drawn to Dane, a forbidden boy with secrets of his own.
As the community prepares for a ceremony five hundred years in the making, Ash must fight not only to save her mother, but herself—and discover the truth about Quivira before it’s too late. Before she’s all in—blood and salt.