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Calendar Girls (April 2019): April Fools: Favourite Book with a Surprise Ending

It’s time for another Calendar Girls Books post, and this month our prompt is April Foos: Favourite Book with a Surprise Ending. Once I started looking for my pick of the month, I realized that I read fewer books with surprise endings than I’d thought! So, it took me a bit to actually find one that’s a favourite. I read my choice last March and remember really really enjoying it. And I’m excited to see what everyone else ends up picking!

Hosted by Katie @ Never Not Reading and Darque Reader Reads, “Calendar Girls is a monthly blog event created by Melanie at MNBernard Books, and Flavia at Flavia the Bibliophile, and will now be hosted by me, Katie. It is designed to ignite bookish discussions among readers, and was inspired by the 1961 Neil Sedaka song, Calendar Girl. Just like the song, each month has a different theme. Each blogger picks their favorite book from the theme, and on the first Monday of the month reveals their pick in a Calendar Girls post. Make sure to post back to the hostess’s post, and I will make a master list for the month. The master lists allow everyone to see the other Calendar Girls’ picks and to pop on over to their blogs. Thus, we all get to chat about books and even make some new friends!” — Katie

TitleThe Wicked Deep
Author: Shea Ernshaw
Type: Fiction
Genre: YA, Fantasy, Paranormal, Witches, Romance
Publisher: Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster)
Published: March 6, 2018

Welcome to the cursed town of Sparrow…

Where, two centuries ago, three sisters were sentenced to death for witchery. Stones were tied to their ankles and they were drowned in the deep waters surrounding the town.

Now, for a brief time each summer, the sisters return, stealing the bodies of three weak-hearted girls so that they may seek their revenge, luring boys into the harbor and pulling them under.

Like many locals, seventeen-year-old Penny Talbot has accepted the fate of the town. But this year, on the eve of the sisters’ return, a boy named Bo Carter arrives; unaware of the danger he has just stumbled into.

Mistrust and lies spread quickly through the salty, rain-soaked streets. The townspeople turn against one another. Penny and Bo suspect each other of hiding secrets. And death comes swiftly to those who cannot resist the call of the sisters.

But only Penny sees what others cannot. And she will be forced to choose: save Bo, or save herself.

Adrienne @ Darque Dreamer Reads – … Katie @ Never Not Reading –
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THANK YOU FOR READING MY CALENDAR GIRLS POST! HAVE YOU EVER READ ANY OF THE BOOKS THAT I HAVE SELECTED FOR THIS MONTH’S PROMPT? IF SO, WHAT DID YOU THINK? AND IF YOU HAVEN’T READ ANY YET, ARE THEY ON YOUR TBR LIST? PLEASE SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS IN THE COMMENTS BELOW, WHETHER YOU’RE A CALENDAR GIRLS BOOKS PARTICIPANT OR NOT!

11 thoughts on “Calendar Girls (April 2019): April Fools: Favourite Book with a Surprise Ending

    1. Hahaha yeah I almost stopped myself from using it because I had featured it before. But then I felt as if I would be lying if I used another book haha. I hope that you’ll get to read it soon! I think we’re getting a Netflix movie adaptation of it this year….

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