"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine where we spotlight upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.
Now for something a little different... This week I am looking forward to The String Diaries by Stephen Lloyd Jones to be released July 1, 2014 by Mulholland Books. From the description it seems like it's a thriller, but could also be considered horror because it has paranormal aspects. The mother of the family has a stack of diaries with strings tied around them that have information in them to help her against a paranormal monster of sorts. This is handed down mother to daughter in each generation. From what other reviewers have said, the story covers about 3 different time periods going back and forth between them. It sounds like it has the potential to be terribly confusing, but most of the reviews say that he pulls it off pretty well, especially considering this is his first novel.
Here is what the publisher has to say about it: