Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Wish List Wednesday

The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy by Nikki Loftin, August 21, 2012. Published by Razorbill.
Lorelei is bowled over by Splendid Academy--Principal Trapp encourages the students to run in the hallways, the classrooms are stocked with candy dishes, and the cafeteria serves lavish meals featuring all Lorelei's favorite foods. But the more time she spends at school, the more suspicious she becomes. Why are her classmates growing so chubby? And why do the teachers seem so sinister?
It's up to Lorelei and her new friend Andrew to figure out what secret this supposedly splendid school is hiding. What they discover chills their bones--and might even pick them clean!
Mix one part magic, one part mystery, and just a dash of Grimm, and you've got the recipe for a cozy-creepy read that kids will gobble up like candy.
Why: The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy sounds like a delightful read and I am just dying to know the secrets behind Splendid Academy and what the nefarious plans they have in store for the children.

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