31 July 2013

"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: The Liberator (Dante Walker #2)
Author: Victoria Scott
Publisher: Entangled Teen, 350 Pages (August 27th, 2013)
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Synopsis: Bad boy, meet bad girl.

Dante has a shiny new cuff wrapped around his ankle, and he doesn't like that mess one bit. His new accessory comes straight from Big Guy himself and marks the former demon as a liberator. Despite his gritty past and bad boy ways, Dante Walker has been granted a second chance.

When Dante is given his first mission as a liberator to save the soul of seventeen-year-old Aspen, he knows he’s got this. But Aspen reminds him of the rebellious life he used to live and is making it difficult to resist sinful temptations. Though Dante is committed to living clean for his girlfriend Charlie, this dude’s been a playboy for far too long…and old demons die hard.

With Charlie becoming the girl she was never able to be pre-makeover and Aspen showing him how delicious it feels to embrace his inner beast, Dante will have to go somewhere he never thought he’d return to in order to accomplish the impossible: save the girl he’s been assigned to, and keep the girl he loves.

Title: All Our Pretty Songs
Author: Sarah McCarry
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin, 240 Pages (July 30th, 2013)
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Synopsis: The first book in an exciting YA trilogy, this is the story of two best friends on the verge of a terrifying divide when they begin to encounter a cast of strange and mythical characters.

Set against the lush, magical backdrop of the Pacific Northwest, two inseparable best friends who have grown up like sisters—the charismatic, mercurial, and beautiful Aurora and the devoted, soulful, watchful narrator—find their bond challenged for the first time ever when a mysterious and gifted musician named Jack comes between them. Suddenly, each girl must decide what matters most: friendship, or love. What both girls don’t know is that the stakes are even higher than either of them could have imagined. They’re not the only ones who have noticed Jack’s gift; his music has awakened an ancient evil—and a world both above and below which may not be mythical at all. The real and the mystical; the romantic and the heartbreaking all begin to swirl together, carrying the two on journey that is both enthralling and terrifying.

And it’s up to the narrator to protect the people she loves—if she can.

Title: Antigoddess (Goddess War #1)
Author: Kendare Blake
Publisher: Tor Teen, 336 Pages (September 10th, 2013)
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Pre-order here: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, The Book Depository, Amazon UK

Synopsis: The Goddess War begins in Antigoddess, the first installment of the new series by acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood, Kendare Blake.

Old Gods never die…

Or so Athena thought. But then the feathers started sprouting beneath her skin, invading her lungs like a strange cancer, and Hermes showed up with a fever eating away his flesh. So much for living a quiet eternity in perpetual health.

Desperately seeking the cause of their slow, miserable deaths, Athena and Hermes travel the world, gathering allies and discovering enemies both new and old. Their search leads them to Cassandra—an ordinary girl who was once an extraordinary prophetess, protected and loved by a god.

These days, Cassandra doesn’t involve herself in the business of gods—in fact, she doesn’t even know they exist. But she could be the key in a war that is only just beginning.

Because Hera, the queen of the gods, has aligned herself with other of the ancient Olympians, who are killing off rivals in an attempt to prolong their own lives. But these anti-gods have become corrupted in their desperation to survive, horrific caricatures of their former glory. Athena will need every advantage she can get, because immortals don’t just flicker out.

Every one of them dies in their own way. Some choke on feathers. Others become monsters. All of them rage against their last breath.

The Goddess War is about to begin.

Another three titles this week! The Liberator... LOVED the Collector, so it was a no brain-er that I'd be excited for this one. Thankfully we don't have to wait long until it's out AND I'm excited because I have this one on my Kindle to read after I finish two books I'm working on! YAY!!! Keep an eye out for that review next week for the Blog Tour!

Next two just sound like epic reads! Magic, love, mystery... Gods, war, corruption within the Olympians? Yes please! Loving the sound of all three, and I can't wait to read each of them!!

What do YOU think of this weeks three picks? Which one are YOU most excited about and why?

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3 comments:

  1. Wow! So many WoW's of Antigoddess!! I WoW'd that last week or the week before! So looking forward to it though! Looking forward to The Liberator too!!

    Great picks!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  2. Wow you picked some great books. I have been wanting to read about Dante but still haven't gotten the book.
    My WoW

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  3. I'm really intrigued by All Our Pretty Songs-the way the backdrop is described as lush just makes me thing we're in for something really different here.

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