30 March 2011

"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: Queen of the Dead (The Ghost and the Goth, #2)
Author: Stacey Kade
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH, 288 Pages (June 7th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, The Book Depository

Synopsis: After being sent back from the light, Alona Dare - former homecoming queen, current Queen of the Dead - finds herself doing something she never expected: working. Instead of spending days perfecting her tan by the pool (her typical summer routine when she was, you know, alive), Alona must now cater to the needs of other lost spirits. By her side for all of this - ugh - “helping of others” is Will Killian: social outcast, seer of the dead, and someone Alona cares about more than she’d like.

Before Alona can make a final ruling on Will’s “friend” or “more” status, though, she discovers trouble at home. Her mom is tossing out Alona’s most valuable possessions, and her dad is expecting a new daughter with his wicked wife. Is it possible her family is already moving on? Hello! She’s only been dead for two months! Thankfully, Alona knows just the guy who can put a stop to this mess.

Unfortunately for Alona, Will has other stuff on his mind, and Mina, a young (and beautiful) seer, is at the top of the list. She’s the first ghost-talker Will’s ever met—aside from his father—and she may hold answers to Will’s troubled past. But can she be trusted? Alona immediately puts a check mark in the “clearly not” column. But Will is - ahem - willing to find out, even if it means leaving a hurt and angry Alona to her own devices, which is never a good idea.


Title: Stupid Fast
Author: Geoff Herbach
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire, 320 Pages (June 1st 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, The Book Depository

Synopsis: Fifteen-year-old Felton Reinstein has always been on the smallish side, but in his sophomore year he starts growing...and growing.

During gym one day he smokes the football jocks in a 600-yard race. Felton has never been interested in sports, but there's no doubt-he is "stupid fast." As he juggles his newfound athletic prowess, his mom's sudden depression, an annoying little brother, and his first love, he discovers a shocking secret about his past which explains why he's turning out the way he is.

First off - the Sequel to The Ghost and the Goth = a MUST read! Yep, a MUST! Plus the covers are SUPER cute! Stupid Fast sound interesting and different. Both of those are great things when it comes to a book! Who else is looking forward to either OR both of these titles.

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5 comments:

  1. Saw Stacey's book on NetGalley but haven;t read the first one. The series sounds pretty interesting, will have to give it a try some time!

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  2. I hope that when you get these books, they will be everything you hope them to be. Wanna see what I am Waiting on Wednesday for? Check it out.

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  3. I soooo want to read Queen of the Dead! :D

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  4. I can't wait to read Queen of the Dead! Loved the first book, it was so cute.

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  5. I have not had a chance to read the first one yet, though I have it.

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