11 April 2012

"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: Of Poseidon
Author: Anna Banks
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends, 324 Pages (May 22nd, 2012)
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Synopsis: Galen is the prince of the Syrena, sent to land to find a girl he’s heard can communicate with fish. Emma is on vacation at the beach. When she runs into Galen—literally, ouch!—both teens sense a connection. But it will take several encounters, including a deadly one with a shark, for Galen to be convinced of Emma’s gifts. Now, if he can only convince Emma that she holds the key to his kingdom . . .

Told from both Emma and Galen’s points of view, here is a fish-out-of-water story that sparkles with intrigue, humor, and waves of romance.


Title: Lies Beneath (Lies Beneath, #1)
Author: Anne Greenwood Brown
Publisher: Delacourte Books for Young Readers, 303 Pages (June 12th, 2012)
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Synopsis: Calder White lives in the cold, clear waters of Lake Superior, the only brother in a family of murderous mermaids. To survive, Calder and his sisters prey on humans, killing them to absorb their energy. But this summer the underwater clan targets Jason Hancock out of pure revenge. They blame Hancock for their mother's death and have been waiting a long time for him to return to his family's homestead on the lake. Hancock has a fear of water, so to lure him in, Calder sets out to seduce Hancock's daughter, Lily. Easy enough—especially as Calder has lots of practice using his irresistible good looks and charm on unsuspecting girls. Only this time Calder screws everything up: he falls for Lily—just as Lily starts to suspect that there's more to the monsters-in-the-lake legends than she ever imagined. And just as his sisters are losing patience with him.


Title: Wrecked
Author: Anna Davies
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, 321 Pages (May 1st, 2012)
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Synopsis: Secrets of the sea have never been sexier than this. Ever since the death of her parents, Miranda has lived on Whym Island, taking comfort in the local folklore, which claims a mysterious sea witch controls the fate of all on the island and in its surrounding waters. Sometimes it’s just easier to believe things are out of your control.     But then a terrible boating accident takes the lives of several of her friends, and Miranda is rescued by a mysterious boy who haunts her dreams. Consumed by guilt from the accident, she finds refuge in late-night swims—and meets Christian, a boy who seems eerily familiar, but who is full of mystery: He won’t tell her where he is from, or why they can only meet at the beach. But Miranda falls for him anyway…and discovers that Christian’s secrets, though meant to protect her, may bring her nothing but harm. Seductive and compelling, Wrecked brings a contemporary, paranormal twist to a classic enchanting tale.


So, when I went about picking titles for this weeks WoW, I thought I'd try to do somewhat of a theme. This time, it's all about books that have to do with water. After choosing the three books, I noticed the authors first names. This was not planned, just a funny coincidence. The covers for each of these are incredibly striking and you can't help be look at them and see how amazing them are. Add in the supernatural aspects to all three books and I was sold! I really am looking forward to reading each of these. So, now it's your turn, let me know what you guys think in the comments.

*covers are always subject to change.
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4 comments:

  1. What a funny coincidence! I'm excited for Of Poseidon as well!

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  2. i have the first two in my review pile and cannot wait to read them...and i want book three now..LOL
    My WoW

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  3. nice picks!!! i got of poseidon and i can not wait to read it!!! it sounds just beyond fantastic!!!!
    Tara's WoW

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