18 August 2010

"Waiting On" Wednesday is an event hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. The purpose of this weekly event is to spotlight a soon-to-be-released book that you are very much anticipating. "Waiting On" Wednesday will also give bloggers an opportunity to share ideas for our TBR lists.



Title: Firelight (Draki, #1)
Author: Sophie Jordan
Publisher: Harper Teen, 336 Pages (September 7th 2010)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barns and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: With her rare ability to breathe fire, Jacinda is special even among the draki—the descendants of dragons who can shift between human and dragon forms. But when Jacinda’s rebelliousness leads her family to flee into the human world, she struggles to adapt, even as her draki spirit fades.

The one thing that revives it is Will, whose family hunts her kind. Jacinda can’t resist getting closer to him, even though she knows she’s risking not only her life but the draki’s most closely guarded secret.




Title: the DUFF
Author: Kody Keplinger
Publisher: Little Brown/Poppy, 288 Pages (September 7th 2010)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barns and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: Seventeen-year-old Bianca Piper is cynical and loyal, and she doesn't think she's the prettiest of her friends by a long shot. She's also way too smart to fall for the charms of man-slut and slimy school hottie Wesley Rush. In fact, Bianca hates him. And when he nicknames her "Duffy," she throws her Coke in his face.

But things aren't so great at home right now. Desperate for a distraction, Bianca ends up kissing Wesley. And likes it. Eager for escape, she throws herself into a closeted enemies-with-benefits relationship with Wesley.

Until it all goes horribly awry. It turns out that Wesley isn't such a bad listener, and his life is pretty screwed up, too. Suddenly Bianca realizes with absolute horror that she's falling for the guy she thought she hated more than anyone.


Title: Dark Song
Author: Gail Giles
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 304 Pages, (September 7th 2010)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barns and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: Mark said he heard the dark song when he creeped houses. The song the predator's heart sings when it hears the heart of the prey. I heard it now. Mark...more Mark said he heard the dark song when he creeped houses. The song the predator's heart sings when it hears the heart of the prey. I heard it now. Mark said it had always been in me. Lurking. Waiting for me to hear.

Ames is not the person she was a few months ago. Her father lost his job, and her family is crumbling apart. Now, all she has is Marc. Marc, who loves her more than anything. Marc, who owns a gun collection. And he'll stop at nothing--even using his guns--to get what he wants. Ames feels her parents have betrayed her with their lies and self-absorption, but is she prepared to make the ultimate betrayal against them?



Title: Extraordinary
Author: Nancy Werlin
Publisher: Dial, 400 Pages (September 7th 2010)

Synopsis: Phoebe finds herself drawn to Mallory, the strange and secretive new kid in school, and the two girls become as close as sisters . . . until Mallory's magnetic older brother, Ryland, shows up during their junior year. Ryland has an immediate, exciting hold on Phoebe, but a dangerous hold, for she begins to question her feelings about her best friend and, worse, about herself. Soon she'll discover the shocking truth about Ryland and Mallory: that these two are visitors from the faerie realm who have come to collect on an age-old debt. Generations ago, the faerie queen promised Pheobe's ancestor five extraordinary sons in exchange for the sacrifice of one ordinary female heir. But in hundreds of years there hasn't been a single ordinary girl in the family, and now the faeries are dying. Could Phoebe be the first ordinary one? Could she save the faeries, or is she special enough to save herself?

Each one of these books sound like a must read. I really can't wait to get a chance to read each of these. There should be a review for Firelight soon, if not already. Either way it's one that just shouldn't be forgotten. Some exciting sounding books if you ask me. Oh, I can't wait!!! Who else is looking foward to any if not all of these??

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5 comments:

  1. I have all of them on my wishlist! :)

    My WoW

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  2. Great picks! I'm looking forward to all of these. September can't come soon enough! Here's my WoW

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  3. All of these look great! You don't have too much longer to wait for them!!

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  4. Sorry to be off the subject. This is a delete-after-reading message. We did a link exchange earlier this year and when my blogger ID changed, it went kapoot. I've got you back up there. My new url is bypen-or-bysword.blogspot(dot)com

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  5. I really want to read The Duff - that looks really really good.

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