31 August 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: Carrier of the Mark (Carrier, #1)
Author: Leigh Fallon
Publisher: HarperTeen, 352 pages (October 4th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: Their love was meant to be.

When Megan Rosenberg moves to Ireland, everything in her life seems to fall into place. After growing up in America, she's surprised to find herself feeling at home in her new school. She connects with a group of friends, and she is instantly drawn to darkly handsome Adam DeRĂ­s.

But Megan is about to discover that her feelings for Adam are tied to a fate that was sealed long ago—and that the passion and power that brought them together could be their ultimate destruction.


Title: Going Underground
Author: Susan Vaught
Publisher: Bloomsbury, 336 pages (September 13th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository
Synopsis: When does falling in love become a crime?

Del is a good kid who's been caught in horrible circumstances. At seventeen, he's trying to put his life together after an incident in his past that made him a social outcast-and a felon. As a result, he can't get into college; the only job he can find is digging graves; and when he finally meets a girl he might fall in love with, there's a sea of complications that threatens to bring the world crashing down around him again. But what has Del done? In flashbacks to Del's fourteenth year, we slowly learn the truth: his girlfriend texted him a revealing photo of herself, a teacher confiscated his phone, and soon the police were involved.

Basing her story on real-life cases of teens in trouble with the law for texting explicit photos, Susan Vaught has created a moving portrait of an immensely likable character caught in a highly controversial legal scenario.

Another two books that I'm excited for and can't wait to read. Both totally different from one another, but they are each up at the top of my must read list. Plus, I love the cover for Carrier of the Mark, what does everyone thing of this cover? Troubled love, fate, power,... wrong choices, some serious teen issues that are extremely relevant to this day and age, consequences, and grave diggers. Yep, I'm ready for both of these. Who's with me?

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4 comments:

  1. I LOVE the cover of Carrie of the Mark too! It's definitely up on my to-read list. Ireland is just so intriguing to me. It's a country I'd love to visit one day so the setting for the book couldn't be more perfect.

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  2. OOh the Carrier of the Mark sounds really interesting!

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  3. I really want to get my hands on both of these as well. Great choices!

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  4. Carrier of the Mark is actually one of my top anticipated fall reads!

    Great picks!

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