Waiting on Wednesday: The Arrivals

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Arrivals


The Arrivals by Melissa Marr
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Publication Date: July 2nd 2013 by William Morrow & Company

The Arrivals is the second novel for adults by internationally bestselling author Melissa Marr.

Chloe walks into a bar and blows five years of sobriety. When she wakes, she finds herself in an unfamiliar world, The Wasteland. She discovers people from all times and places have also arrived there: Kitty and Jack, a brother and sister from the Wild West; Edgar, a prohibition bootlegger; Francis, a one-time hippie; Melody, a mentally unbalanced 1950s housewife; and Hector, a former carnival artist.

None know why they arrived there–or if there is way out of a world populated by monsters and filled with corruption.

Just as she did in Graveminder, Marr has created a vivid fantasy world that will enthrall. Melissa Marr’s The Arrivals is a thoroughly original and wildly imagined tale about making choices in a life where death is unpredictable and often temporary.


INTERNET! WHY am I just now finding out about this book?!?!?! Melissa Marr is one of my favorite authors and so I can’t believe I didn’t know about this book! Really though, it’s a good thing, because now I don’t have to wait forever until it’s released. :D


About Melissa Marr

Melissa Marr is the author of the bestselling Wicked Lovely series as well as the adult fantasy novels Graveminder and The Arrivals. When not writing, editing, or traveling, Melissa is buried under a plethora of books, dogs, and children in Virginia or online at www.melissa-marr.com.

Jess @ Gone with the Words

3 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: The Arrivals”

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    Alyssa Susanna

    I haven’t read many of Melissa Marr’s books – I have Carnival of Souls, and I really hated Ink Exchange (whatever the first book of that series was), but I am actually looking forward to reading this one! I also want to check out Graveminder. Lots of good ones to look forward to reading! :D

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    I’ve seen this book around but haven’t had the best experience with Marr’s writing. I do think the concept for this one is really cool though so I might give it another shot.

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