Jul 8, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday (139)

is a weekly feature hosted by Breaking the Spine that 
showcases upcoming releases people are very much anticipating.

I have a sudden need for this book. I was looking through Harper's catalog on Edelweiss, and when I looked at this one I saw something in the sidebar--it will contain SEVERAL MAPS. Maps, PLURAL. I have a Thing for maps, so oh my goooshhh. Also, why did I not pay attention to this synopsis before (I certainly noticed the cover): it sounds amaaazing, somebody please give me this book right this instant.

TitleThe Girl from Everywhere
Author: Heidi Heilig
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publishing Date: February 16, 2016
Pages: 464
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Heidi Heilig’s debut teen fantasy sweeps from modern-day New York City to nineteenth-century Hawaii to places of myth and legend. Sixteen-year-old Nix has sailed across the globe and through centuries aboard her time-traveling father’s ship. But when he gambles with her very existence, it all may be about to end. The Girl from Everywhere, the first of two books, will dazzle readers of Sabaa Tahir, Rae Carson, and Rachel Hartman.

Nix’s life began in Honolulu in 1868. Since then she has traveled to mythic Scandinavia, a land from the tales of One Thousand and One Nights, modern-day New York City, and many more places both real and imagined. As long as he has a map, Nix’s father can sail his ship, The Temptation, to any place, any time. But now he’s uncovered the one map he’s always sought—1868 Honolulu, before Nix’s mother died in childbirth. Nix’s life—her entire existence—is at stake. No one knows what will happen if her father changes the past. It could erase Nix’s future, her dreams, her adventures . . . her connection with the charming Persian thief, Kash, who’s been part of their crew for two years. If Nix helps her father reunite with the love of his life, it will cost her her own.

In The Girl from Everywhere, Heidi Heilig blends fantasy, history, and a modern sensibility with witty, fast-paced dialogue, breathless adventure, and enchanting romance.

Are you waiting on a book with an element you can't resist?


  1. oh my gosh yes this one looks completely awesome and different from anything I've seen before!!! thanks for sharing!

  2. This sounds like a very unique read. I hope you get it and enjoy it!

  3. This sounds great! thank you for sharing.


  4. Hey we are WOW twins, I picked this too! :)

  5. I can't wait for this one. This sounds so good and the cover is just stunning. Thanks for reminding me about this one and making me more impatient for it ;-)
    My WoW: http://rachelwritesthings.blogspot.com/2015/07/waiting-on-wednesday-accident-season-by.html

  6. Oh I had not heard of this one. Looks interesting.

    My WoW had a cover reveal yesterday so that was nice.

  7. This book is new to me, but it sounds so good! I hope you enjoy it!

    My WoW

    Lizzie @ Lizzie the Sarcastic Blonde

  8. Mhm, mhm. I NEED this one. Definitely.

  9. YES! This sounds amazing! I'm definitely looking forward to it! Great pick!

    Michelle @ Michelle's Minions

    My WoW

  10. Maps? MAPS!

    This book looks awesome - hadn't heard of it before, so thanks for bringing it to my attention!

  11. I am OBSESSED with this cover! I love how her face in in the water. It sounds amazing! Great pick :)

    Amber ❤ The Book Bratz
    My WoW!

  12. This is new to me, thanks for sharing!

    Check out our WOW & learn how to win an ARC copy of SIX OF CROWS!

    Leydy @ OUaT


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