Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine.

"After the violent death of her father, 17 year-old Zelia loses her younger sister, Dylia, during an abduction at a foster care agency. It turns out her sister Dylia isn’t just pretty and sweet – she’s illegal. In the year 2150, DNA must be pure by law, and anyone with enhanced genes face death. Zelia’s only allies are the freak-show inhabitants of her new, underground foster home. Along with the unexpected love of a very strange boy, she will need her flaws and their illicit traits to save the only family she has left."

Why I Can't Wait: If you've been following my blog for a while, you'll know what a HUGE fan of dystopia I am. This book just sounds so good to miss. I definitely want to see what it means to have pure DNA and what Dylia will do to save her sister.

Expected publication: December 19th 2013 by Dial Books for Young Readers
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"When Willa Dixon’s brother dies on the family lobster boat, her father forbids Willa from stepping foot on the deck again. With her family suffering, she’ll do anything to help out—even visiting the Grey Man.

Everyone in her small Maine town knows of this legendary spirit who haunts the lighthouse, controlling the fog and the fate of any vessel within his reach. But what Willa finds in the lighthouse isn’t a spirit at all, but a young man trapped inside until he collects one thousand souls.

Desperate to escape his cursed existence, Grey tries to seduce Willa to take his place. With her life on land in shambles, will she sacrifice herself?"

Why I Can't Wait: One thousand souls? Creeeeepy!!! I love how original this story sounds and can't wait to experience this journey.

Expected publication: February 4th 2014 by Harcourt Children's Books
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"Seventeen-year-old Caymen Meyers studies the rich like her own personal science experiment, and after years of observation she’s pretty sure they’re only good for one thing—spending money on useless stuff, like the porcelain dolls in her mother’s shop.

So when Xander Spence walks into the store to pick up a doll for his grandmother, it only takes one glance for Caymen to figure out he’s oozing rich. Despite his charming ways and that he’s one of the first people who actually gets her, she’s smart enough to know his interest won’t last. Because if there’s one thing she’s learned from her mother’s warnings, it’s that the rich have a short attention span. But Xander keeps coming around, despite her best efforts to scare him off. And much to her dismay, she's beginning to enjoy his company.

She knows her mom can’t find out—she wouldn’t approve. She’d much rather Caymen hang out with the local rocker who hasn’t been raised by money. But just when Xander’s attention and loyalty are about to convince Caymen that being rich isn’t a character flaw, she finds out that money is a much bigger part of their relationship than she’d ever realized. And that Xander’s not the only one she should’ve been worried about."

Why I Can't Wait: Umm, LOVE the cover! I love stories that involve class/social circles. In my opinion, it definitely makes an even sweeter romance.

Expected publication: July 2nd 2013 by Harper Teen
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What books are you guys looking forward to?


  1. Wow awesome picks! I've never even heard of the first two! Mistwalker looks really awesome, and The Disttance Between Us looks really good too. Three awesome picks, two new books on my TBR...I'd say this was a pretty awesome post by you :)

    My WoW

  2. Oh, yeah - Control looks awesome.

    And The Distance Between Us was my WoW this week. I freaking love Kasie West.

  3. The Mistwalker and Distance Between Us both sound really good (and obviously for different reasons!). I can't wait to read them either :)

  4. You've got some great picks this week! Distance Between Us sounds amazing! Mistwalker has such a pretty cover too!

    This week I'm waiting on Sweet Peril by Wendy higgins!


  5. Fantastic covers and summaries, I'll definitely have to check these out. Thanks for sharing!

  6. Control's cover is eerily creepy... but yet I want to read it SO bad! And The Distance Between Us is a must read for me! Wonderful picks as always!
    Deidra @ Simply Books.

  7. Wow-great picks this week! Lots of diverse themes and great covers.

  8. I featured Control on my TTT this week - seriously can't wait for that book!

  9. Great picks for your WOW! I love following your blog.

    Here's our WOW for the week:

    Lindy@ A Bookish Escape

  10. You are so right... the cover of The Distance Between Us is FANTASTIC. I've also never heard of it which is awesome!! Thanks for letting me in on the secret. ;)


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