Friday, January 22, 2010

A House Afire by Emma Kinna

Check out this trailer for the new YA book A House Afire by Emma Kinna. I've also posted a summary of the book at the bottom of the post ^_^

A House Afire by Emma Kinna 
Phyllis Sorin has seen all sorts of people. With two kind Aunts who rent out the rooms of their house to anyone in need, the people she calls family are a little different from most. There's Bill, who takes on the personalities of movie characters. There's Quincy, whose best friend is a drag queen. There's Anna, an opera singer and kung-fu master.

And Phyllis, well, she's not exactly normal herself. But even as she begins to navigate high school's social jungle, Phyllis finds comfort and humor in her odd home.

When Dominick Siddons moves in, however, all of Phyllis's priorities become inferior to finding out his secret. A young lawyer with a vicious wit and ferocious temper, Sid may understand Phyllis in a way no one else can. And through truth and fiction, through the inevitable chaos of the house, Phyllis finds much more than she bargained for.

Looks cool, right? Not many people have reviewed it yet, but from what I've heard, it's a good read. 


Emma (the Expat) said...

Thank you so much for posting this!

Dani. said...

Great Interview:)

Dani. said...

Sorry I mixed up the posts! But I cant wait to read this one, it looks really good:)