Waiting on Wednesday: ‘Wink Poppy Midnight’ by April Genevieve Tucholke

Wink Poppy MidnightWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly series hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming book releases we can’t wait to get our hands on.

This week’s Waiting on Wednesday pick is Wink Poppy Midnight by April Genevieve Tucholke — author of Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and editor of the young adult horror anthology Slasher Girls & Monster Boys.

Based on everything we’ve been able to glean from the internet, Tucholke’s latest novel is beautifully written, hard to put down, told from the perspective of three different narrators and may or may not have paranormal and supernatural elements.

Want to get your hands on the book and its fabulous cover? Wink Poppy Midnight is available for purchase starting March 22, 2016.

Keep reading for the official synopsis!

The intrigue of The Raven Boys and the “supernatural or not” question of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer coalesce in this young adult mystery, where nothing is quite as it seems, no one is quite who you think, and everything can change on a dime.

Every story needs a hero.
Every story needs a villain.
Every story needs a secret.

Wink is the odd, mysterious neighbor girl, wild red hair and freckles. Poppy is the blond bully and the beautiful, manipulative high school queen bee. Midnight is the sweet, uncertain boy caught between them. Wink. Poppy. Midnight. Two girls. One boy. Three voices that burst onto the page in short, sharp, bewitching chapters, and spiral swiftly and inexorably toward something terrible or tricky or tremendous.

What really happened?
Someone knows.
Someone is lying.

For fans of Holly Black, We Were Liars, and The Virgin Suicides, this mysterious tale full of intrigue, dread, beauty, and a whiff of something strange will leave you utterly entranced.

7 thoughts on “Waiting on Wednesday: ‘Wink Poppy Midnight’ by April Genevieve Tucholke

  1. I’ve been really looking forward to reading this one! The cover is gorgeous and the “for fans of” marketing ploy totally worked on me 🙂

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