Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Waiting On Wednesday #150 - Foxlowe

Waiting On Wednesday, where we put the spotlight on upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating, is hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

This week's choice is -

Foxlowe - Eleanor Wasserberg
ISBN - 9780008164089
Publisher - Fourth Estate
Release date - June 2 2016

A chilling, compulsive debut about group mentality, superstition and betrayal – and a utopian commune gone badly wrong.

We were the Family, and Foxlowe was our home.

There was me – my name is Green – and my little sister, Blue. There was October, who we called Toby, and Ellensia, Dylan, Liberty, Pet and Egg. There was Richard, of course, who was one of the Founders. And there was Freya.

We were the Family, but we weren’t just an ordinary family. We were a new, better kind of family.

We didn’t need to go to school, because we had a new, better kind of education. We shared everything. We were close to the ancient way of living and the ancient landscape. We knew the moors, and the standing stones. We celebrated the solstice in the correct way, with honey and fruit and garlands of fresh flowers. We knew the Bad and we knew how to keep it away.

And we had Foxlowe, our home. Where we were free.

There really was no reason for anyone to want to leave.

I have no idea where I found this or whether I saw the cover first or read the synopsis but I fell in love immediately. The cover is stunning, the synopsis sounds crazy and basically I'd just like this now please :)


  1. I've never heard of this either, but wow, it does sound good! Thanks for finding and sharing it:-)

  2. I've never heard of this either, but wow, it does sound good! Thanks for finding and sharing it:-)

  3. What a weird sounding book - just up my alley. Thanks for posting this - to think I might have missed out. Hope it is a good as it sounds!

  4. Ooh I'm intrigued! Love that cover and the eerie house. Seems like a cult novel from the blurb. We'll see. Hope we both get to read it soon and will enjoy it. Thanks for sharing :)

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

  5. This looks so beautiful. I've never heard about it before but now I want to read it!
    Here is my WoW if you'd like to visit:

  6. Wow, I've never heard of this, thanks for introducing it to me. I LOVE that cover, it's so gorgeous!

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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  8. Never heard of this one. I hope you enjoy it. I have a great week! My WOW


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