Breaking the Spine. It spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.
This week's pick:
by Maurissa Guibord
Release date: February 12th 2013
There’s an island off the coast of Maine that’s not on any modern map.
in mist and protected by a deadly reef, Trespass Island is home to a
community of people who guard the island and its secrets from outsiders.
Seventeen-year-old Delia grew up in Kansas, but has come here in search
of her family and answers to her questions: Why didn’t her mother ever
talk about Trespass Island? Why did she fear the open water? But Delia’s
not welcome and soon finds herself enmeshed in a frightening and
supernatural world where ancient Greek symbols adorn the buildings and
secret ceremonies take place on the beach at night.
Sean Gunn, a
handsome young lobsterman, befriends Delia and seems willing to risk his
life to protect her. But it’s Jax, the coldly elusive young man she
meets at the water’s edge, who finally makes Delia understand the real
dangers of life on the island. Delia is going to have to fight to
survive. Because there are monsters here. And no one ever leaves
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