12 October 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: I'luminated
Author: Erica Orloff
Publisher: Speak, 256 Pages (December 8th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: Some loves are not made to last . . . Like Romeo and Juliet, Heloise and Abelard were doomed from the start, and their romance was destined to pass into history. Yet when sixteen-year-old Callie Martin discovers a diary hidden within an antique book, their story—and hers—takes on another life. For the diary leads Callie to the brilliant and handsome August, who is just as mysterious as the secret the diary hides. Their attraction is undeniable. As the two hunt down the truth behind the diary—and that of Heloise and Abelard’s ancient romance—their romance becomes all-consuming. But Callie knows it can’t last . . . love never does. Will their love that burns as bright as a shooting star flame out, or will these star-crossed lovers be able to defy history?

Title: The Probability of Miracles
Author: Wendy Wunder
Publisher: Razorbill, 336 Pages (December 8th 2011)
Preorder here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository

Synopsis: Dry, sarcastic, sixteen-year-old Cam Cooper has spent the last seven years in and out hospitals. The last thing she wants to do in the short life she has left is move 1,500 miles away to Promise, Maine - a place known for the miraculous events that occur there. But it's undeniable that strange things happen in Promise: everlasting sunsets; purple dandelions; flamingoes in the frigid Atlantic; an elusive boy named Asher; and finally, a mysterious envelope containing a list of things for Cam to do before she dies. As Cam checks each item off the list, she finally learns to believe - in love, in herself, and even in miracles.

A debut novel from an immensely talented new writer, The Probability of Miracles crackles with wit, romance and humor and will leave readers laughing and crying with each turn of the page.


With amazing covers like these and what sounds like even more amazing stories inside the covers, I can't wait for BOTH of these titles! Star-crossed lovers and a dry, sarcastic female character... yep, both are must reads for me. What do you think of today's WoW picks?


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9 comments:

  1. Hi, I'd like to invite you to post your giveaways on our giveaway directory: Giveaway Scout (http://www.giveawayscout.com). Please submit your blog here: http://www.giveawayscout.com/addblog/ and once you receive our confirmation email you can post as many giveaways as you want. thanks, Josh

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  2. I can't wait for both of these too!

    Amanda
    hippiesbeautyandbooksohmy@gmail.com

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  3. Haven't heard of these. Sound interesting!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  4. Good choices! They both sound interesting. I have my eye on them as well.

    My WoW

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  5. Some good soundin' books!

    justforswag(AT)yahoo(DOT)com

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  6. nice covers...that's what draws me in first and then all the reviews help a lot....so many books....so little cash lol
    veltara(at)yahoo(dot0com

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  7. Both of these sound so good, and I'm absolutely in love with the cover for Illuminated!

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  8. I really like the cover of Illuminated and it sounds really good too. I'll have to keep my eyes open for it.

    spyblue78(at)gmail.com

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  9. Illuminated sounds soooo good! I can't wait until it comes out!

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