Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. It features each blogger's most anticipated books. I've got a couple picks this week, so let's get this party started!


Tana lived in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown's gates, you can never leave.

One morning, after a perfectly ordinary party, Tana wakes up surrounded by corpses. The only other survivors of this massacre are her exasperatingly endearing ex-boyfriend, infected and on the edge, and mysterious boy burdened with a terrible secret. Shaken and determined, Tana enters a race against the clock to save the three of them the only way she knows how: by going straight to the wicked, opulent heart of Coldtown itself."

Why I Can't Wait: It's written by Holly Black. Enough said.

Expected publication: September 17th 2013 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

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***This is the sequel to DEFIANCE. The summary may contain spoilers.***

"Baalboden has been ravaged. The brutal Commander's whereabouts are unknown. And Rachel, grief stricken over her father's death, needs Logan more than ever. With their ragged group of survivors struggling to forge a future, it's up to Logan to become the leader they need—with Rachel by his side. Under constant threat from rival Carrington's army, who is after the device that controls the Cursed One, the group decides to abandon the ruins of their home and take their chances in the Wasteland.

But soon their problems intensify tenfold: someone—possibly inside their ranks—is sabotaging the survivors, picking them off one by one. The chaos and uncertainty of each day puts unbearable strain on Rachel and Logan, and it isn't long before they feel their love splintering. Even worse, as it becomes clear that the Commander will stop at nothing to destroy them, the band of survivors begins to question whether the price of freedom may be too great—and whether, hunted by their enemies and the murderous traitor in their midst, they can make it out of the Wasteland alive.

In this daring sequel to Defiance, with the world they once loved forever destroyed, Rachel and Logan must decide between a life on the run and standing their ground to fight."

Why I Can't Wait: Can I just say how much I adore the cover? I loved, loved, loved DEFIANCE and have been dying for the sequel to come out. I need more Logan and Rachel time!

Expected publication: August 27th 2013 by Balzer + Bray

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What books are you guys excited about?


  1. I picked Defiance this week too! I don't want there to be an unbearable strain on Rachel and Logan lol

  2. I still need to read Defiance! Man, does this series get some awesome covers or what?

  3. I just discovered this Holly Black and immediately added it to my list-I think it sounds fabulous!

  4. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown sounds awesome. And I'm excited for Perfect Scoundrels, which I see your reading! Can't wait for the review:)

  5. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown does look good. I love the cover.

  6. Oh yesery I've been waiting for this book gonna grab me this one


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