. Athena's Books: Thursday Trailer...Dreaming Anastasia
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Thursday Trailer...Dreaming Anastasia

Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble
Can't wait until I get my hands on this! It seems to have it all...suspense, intrigue, weird and unknown stuff, possible and impossible love story, and a re-imagining of Anastasia's story.
Don't you think the book cover is just so mesmerizing and beautiful.? I am a sucker for judging and choosing books by their cover. This one does it for me. (By the way, I've only been dissappointed a handful of times when I choose books based merely on cover art and the summary within the jacket flap.)


What really happened to Anastasia Romanov?

Anastasia Romanov thought she would never feel more alone than when the gunfire started and her family began to fall around her. Surely the bullets would come for her next. But they didn't. Instead, two gnarled old hands reached for her. When she wakes up she discovers that she is in the ancient hut of the witch Baba Yaga, and that some things are worse than being dead.

In modern-day Chicago, Anne doesn't know much about Russian history. She is more concerned about getting into a good college—until the dreams start. She is somewhere else. She is someone else. And she is sharing a small room with a very old woman. The vivid dreams startle her, but not until a handsome stranger offers to explain them does she realize her life is going to change forever. She is the only one who can save Anastasia. But, Anastasia is having her own dreams… (http://www.sourcebooks.com/)