Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Book Trailer Thursday #64 - Far Far Away & Dance of Shadows

Book Trailer Thursday is a feature inspired by Once Upon a TwilightWe are hoping to promote not only new books that are out or are soon to be out on the shelves, but to also promote the creation of book trailers themselves! Make sure to post a comment below and let us know what you've found out there this week!

Author: Tom McNeal 
Release Date: June 11, 2013
Published by: Knopf Books for Young Readers

It say quite a lot about Jeremy Johnson Johnson that the strangest thing about him isn't even the fact his mother and father both had the same last name. Jeremy once admitted he's able to hear voices, and the townspeople of Never Better have treated him like an outsider since. After his mother left, his father became a recluse, and it's been up to Jeremy to support the family. But it hasn't been up to Jeremy alone. The truth is, Jeremy can hear voices. Or, specifically, one voice: the voice of the ghost of Jacob Grimm, one half of the infamous writing duo, The Brothers Grimm. Jacob watches over Jeremy, protecting him from an unknown dak evil whispered about in the space between this world and the next. But when the provocative local girl Ginger Boultinghouse takes an interest in Jeremy (and his unique abilities), a grim chain of events is put into motion. And as anyone familiar with the Grimm Brothers know, not all fairy tales have happy endings... (Summary from Goodreads)

This book trailer is just gorgeous and I can't wait to see what Rachel thinks of the book since she has it from NetGalley! Beautiful! 
Check this one out! 

(Dance of Shadows, Book 1)
Author: Yelena Black 
Release date: February 12, 2013
Published by: Bloomsbury USA Children's Books

Dancing with someone is an act of trust. Elegant and intimate; you're close enough to kiss, close enough to fell your partner's heartbeat. But for Vanessa, dance is deadly - and she must be very careful who she trusts...
Vanessa Adler attends an elite ballet school - the same one her older sister, Margaret, attended before she disappeared. Vanessa feels she can never live up to her sister's shining reputation. But Vanessa, with her glorious red hair and fair skin, has a kind of power when she dances - she loses herself in the music, breathes different air, and the world around her turns to flames...
Soon she attracts the attention of three men: gorgeous Zep, mysterious Justin, and the great, enigmatic choreographer Josef Zhalkovsky. When Josef asks Vanessa to dance the lead in the Firebird, she has little idea of the danger that lies ahead - and the burning forces about to be unleashed...

I love the music, very haunting and clearly goes with the story line. It sounds like an interesting ballerina tale. There seem to be a lot of ballerina books coming out. What do you think?

What did you find out there this week? 
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