06 July 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: Isle of Night
Author: Veronica Wolff
Publisher: NAL Trade, 320 Pages (September 6th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble,
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Synopsis: Is life offering fewer and fewer options? Then join the dead. When Annelise meets dark and seductive Ronan, he promises her a new life-if she has the courage to chance the unknown. Now, she's whisked away to a mysterious island and pitted against other female recruits to become a Watcher-girls who are partnered with vampires and assist them in their missions. To survive and become a Watcher, Annelise has to beat out every other girl, but she's determined to do so, because to fail doesn't mean dishonor-it means death.


Title: You Have Seven Messages
Author: Stewart Lewis
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 272 Pages (September 13th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble,
The Book Depository

Synopsis: It's been a year since Luna's mother, the fashion-model wife of a successful film director, was hit and killed by a taxi in the East Village. Luna, her father, and her little brother, Tile, are still struggling with grief.

When Luna goes to clean out her mother's old studio, she's stunned to find her mom's cell phone there—charged and holding seven unheard messages. As Luna begins to listen to them, she learns more about her mother's life than she ever wanted to know . . . and she comes to realize that the tidy tale she's been told about her mother's death may not be the whole truth.
 
 
Title: Between
Author: Jessica Warman
Publisher: Walker & Company, 320 Pages (August 2nd 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Borders, Barnes and Noble,
The Book Depository

Synopsis: Elizabeth Valchar--pretty, popular, and rich--wakes up the morning after her eighteenth birthday on the yacht where she'd been celebrating with her closest friends. A persistent thumping noise has roused her. When she goes to investigate, she finds her own drowned body is hitting the side of the boat. Liz is dead.

She has no memory of what happened to her, and can only observe in horror the fallout of her death. She's also soon joined by Alex Berg, a quiet boy from her high school who was killed by a hit-and-run driver. The two keep each other company, floating in and out of memories and trying to piece together the details of what happened to each of them.

In her regular life, Liz was a runner. It wasn't abnormal for her to run 8-10 miles per day. But as memories from closer to her death begin to surface, Liz finds that she'd been running much more than normal, and that she'd all but stopped eating. Liz's mother, who died when Liz was nine, had battled with anorexia as well, and those around her worried Liz was following in her mother's footsteps. But something more sinister was consuming Liz from the inside out. . . .

Three more great sounding books! So different from each other, but each I would love to read. Also, I love the cover for Isle of Night. What do you guys think of each books listed in this weeks WoW?

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7 comments:

  1. All of these books sound good! Thanks for sharing :)

    My WOW can be seen here.

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  2. I'm especially intrigued by You Have Seven Messaged and Between. Great picks!

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  3. I haven't heard of the bottom two. They look great! Love the cover on Between!

    ~Alyssa
    Teens Read and Write

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  4. You Have Seven Messages is on my wishlist as well. It sounds good.
    I liked Between!

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  5. Isle of Night sounds pretty interesting!! Love the cover!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!!

    Old Follower :)

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  6. They sound really great. I've added Between and You have seven messages to my wishlist :D

    Happy reading!

    Here is my Wow

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  7. I can't wait for "You have Seven Messages", looks promissing.

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