24 November 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: Haven
Author: Kristi Cook
Publisher: Simon Pulse, 2011
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barns and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: One month into her junior year, sixteen-year-old Violet McKenna transfers to the Winterhaven School in New York’s Hudson Valley, inexplicably drawn to the boarding school with high hopes. Leaving Atlanta behind, she’s looking forward to a fresh start--a new school, and new classmates who will not know her deepest, darkest secret, the one she’s tried to hide all her life: strange, foreboding visions of the future.

But Winterhaven has secrets of its own, secrets that run far deeper than Violet’s. Everyone there--every student, every teacher--has psychic abilities, 'gifts and talents,' they like to call them. Once the initial shock of discovery wears off, Violet realizes that the school is a safe haven for people like her. Soon, Violet has a new circle of friends, a new life, and maybe even a boyfriend--Aidan Gray, perhaps the smartest, hottest guy at Winterhaven.

Only there’s more to Aidan than meets the eye--much, much more. And once she learns the horrible truth, there’s no turning back from her destiny. Their destiny. Together, Violet and Aidan must face a common enemy--if only they can do so without destroying each other first.


Title: Timeless
Author: Alexandra Monir
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 288 Pages (January 11th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barns and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: When tragedy strikes Michele Windsor’s world, she is forced to uproot her life and move across the country to New York City, to live with the wealthy, aristocratic grandparents she’s never met. In their old Fifth Avenue mansion filled with a century’s worth of family secrets, Michele discovers a diary that hurtles her back in time to the year 1910. There, in the midst of the glamorous Gilded Age, Michele meets the young man with striking blue eyes who has haunted her dreams all her life – a man she always wished was real, but never imagined could actually exist. And she finds herself falling for him, into an otherworldly, time-crossed romance.

Michele is soon leading a double life, struggling to balance her contemporary high school world with her escapes into the past. But when she stumbles upon a terrible discovery, she is propelled on a race through history to save the boy she loves – a quest that will determine the fate of both of their lives.

Two more must reads for 2011. Haven - about a boarding school with students and teachers who have abilites... and Timeless, a book set in the past of 1910 and the present. I can't wait to read both. I'm loving how different all these 2011 books are sounding, which just makes me more excited and eager for next year. And the covers, WOW! The art departments at the publishing houses really are out doing themselves.

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6 comments:

  1. These books I definitely looking forward to reading!

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  2. Both are great picks!

    You can see my pick here.

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  3. i have seen Haven a lot recently so ill be looking forward to reading it!

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  4. Those look interesting! Seeing lots of awesome covers, these included!

    Here's my WoW

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  5. you and i are always on the same wavelength, lady! which is why i adore you. i want both of those too! can't wait! <3

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  6. I've been excited for Haven for a while, but I had never heard of Timeless. Adding it to my wishlist now though because it sounds so good.

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