05 September 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: Touched (Sense Thieves, #1)
Author: Corrine Jackson
Publisher: Kensington Teen, 304 Pages (November 27th, 2012)
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Synopsis: Remy O’Malley heals people with touch—but every injury she cures becomes her own. Living in a household with an abusive stepfather, she has healed untold numbers of broken bones, burns,and bruises. And then one night her stepfather goes too far.

Being sent to live with her estranged father offers a clean start and she is eager to take it. Enter Asher Blackwell. Once a Protector of Healers, Asher sacrificed his senses to become immortal. Only by killing a Healer can a Protector recover their human senses. Falling in love is against the rules between these two enemies. Because Remy has the power to make Protectors human again, and when they find out, they’ll becoming for her—if Asher doesn’t kill her first.

This is Book One in the Touched trilogy.


Title: Out of Reach
Author: Carrie Arcos
Publisher: Simon Pulse, 256 Pages (October 16th, 2012)
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Synopsis: How do you find someone who doesn’t want to be found? A girl searches for her missing addict brother while confronting her own secrets in this darkly lyrical novel.Rachel has always idolized her older brother Micah. He struggles with addiction, but she tells herself that he’s in control. And she almost believes it. Until the night that Micah doesn’t come home.

Rachel’s terrified—and she can’t help but feel responsible. She should have listened when Micah tried to confide in her. And she only feels more guilt when she receives an anonymous note telling her that Micah is nearby and in danger.

With nothing more to go on than hope and a slim lead, Rachel and Micah’s best friend, Tyler, begin the search. Along the way, Rachel will be forced to confront her own dark secrets, her growing attraction to Tyler…and the possibility that Micah may never come home.

Two books this week that I'm really looking forward to reading. I always like when I find two or more books that couldn't be more different from one another for my weekly WoW's and this week I managed to do just that. What are your thoughts on one or both of these titles that I picked for this week?

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4 comments:

  1. THESE BOOKS BOTH LOOK AMAZING ANSKFHGLlsa <3 Out of Reach is at the top of my TBR list. Seriously. It looks and sounds amazing XD Touch sound super-interesting and unique. Can't wait to check that out :)

    Awesome picks this week!
    My WoW

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  2. Those are new to me. Love the cover for the first one! Hope you love them both once you read them!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  3. Out of Reach sounds like it could be really good, it also sounds like it could be really sad depending on how the ending turns out. I don't read much contemporary but I might check this one out.

    Sandy
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  4. I can't wait to read Touched. Out Of Reach sounds very interesting. Thanks for sharing.
    Waiting For Wentworth

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