Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday:

This is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine, where we talk about the books we are waiting eagerly for.

Amy Plum: Die for me
Out: May 10 20.11

" The first of three books about Kate, a sixteen-year-old American who moves to Paris after the death of her parents. She finds herself falling for Vincent, who she discovers is not the typical French teenager he appears: he is something else entirely. Die for me presents a new supernatural mythology presented in a city where dreams are sometimes the same as reality."

Alexandra Monir: "Timeless"
Out: January 11 2011

When tragedy strikes Michele Windsor’s world, she is forced to uproot her life and move across the country to New York City, to live with the wealthy, aristocratic grandparents she’s never met. In their old Fifth Avenue mansion filled with a century’s worth of family secrets, Michele discovers a diary that hurtles her back in time to the year 1910. There, in the midst of the glamorous Gilded Age, Michele meets the young man with striking blue eyes who has haunted her dreams all her life – a man she always wished was real, but never imagined could actually exist. And she finds herself falling for him, into an otherworldly, time-crossed romance. "

Caitlin Kittredge:The Iron Thorn (
Out: February 22. 2011

In the city of Lovecraft, the Proctors rule and a great Engine turns below the streets, grinding any resistance to their order to dust. The necrovirus is blamed for Lovecraft's epidemic of madness, for the strange and eldritch creatures that roam the streets after dark, and for everything that the city leaders deem Heretical—born of the belief in magic and witchcraft. And for Aoife Grayson, her time is growing shorter by the day. Aoife Grayson's family is unique, in the worst way—every one of them, including her mother and her elder brother Conrad, has gone mad on their 16th birthday. And now, a ward of the state, and one of the only female students at the School of Engines, she is trying to pretend that her fate can be different.


Melissa said...

I'm loving all of these! Absolutely brilliant choices this week :)

jackie b central texas said...

Beautiful covers and thank you so much for finding the Kittredge release as have not kept up, have added it to my own ever growing wishing to read list.. Hope you get to read them all, soon!

My reading and wishing books if you have a chance to stop by

jackie >_<

Karlinha said...

OMG.... So many books.

Mariya said...

Have all of those on my TBR list. It looks like we'll be getting a lot of good books in 2011 8)


Anonymous said...

They look wonderful - might have to look them up too...

Bookish in a Box said...

I hadn't heard of any of these, but they sound amazing. Thanks for the heads-up!

Alison said...

All sound good! I love seeing another book set in Paris.

Ladybug said...

Excellent choices :) Iron Thorn is already on my list but the two other titles just got added to my wish list.

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