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Thou Shall Read Till Thy Eyes Bleed

Wednesday 20 July 2011

Waiting on Wednesday Guys (x5)

I got 5 spectacular books for you this week.
Hope you like them and add them to your wish lists!!

Try not to Breathe by Jennifer R. Hubbard
Expected publication: 2012
by Viking

A dark and provocative novel  from the author of The Secret Year. 

Ryan spends most of his time alone at the local waterfall because it’s the only thing that makes him feel alive. He’s sixteen, post-suicidal, and trying to figure out what to do with himself after a stint in a mental hospital. Then Nicki barges into his world, brimming with life and energy, and asking questions about Ryan’s depression that no one else has ever been brave enough—or cared enough—to ask. 

Ryan isn’t sure why he trusts Nicki with his darkest secrets, but that trust turns out to be the catalyst that he desperately needs to start living again. 

Jennifer R. Hubbard has created a riveting story about a difficult but important subject.

Wander Dust by Michelle Warren
Releasing Fall 2011 

Ever since her sixteenth birthday, strange things keep happening to Seraphina Parrish. 

The Lady in Black… burns Sera’s memories. 

Unexplainable Premonitions… catapult her to other cities. 

The Grungy Gang… wants to kill her. 

And a beautiful, mysterious boy… stalks her. 

But when Sera moves to Chicago and her aunt reveals their family connection to a centuries old, secret society, she is immediately thrust into an unbelievable fantasy world, leading her on a quest to unravel the mysteries that plague her. In the end, their meanings crash into an epic struggle of loyalty and betrayal, and she’ll be forced to choose between the boy who has stolen her heart and the thing she desires most. 

Wander Dust is the breathtaking fantasy that will catapult you through a story of time and love.

Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Hardcover, 400 pages
Expected publication: January 3rd 2012
by Feiwel & Friends

Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . . Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness.

But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future. In this thrilling debut young adult novel, the first of a quartet, Marissa Meyer introduces readers to an unforgettable heroine and a masterfully crafted new world that’s enthralling.

Fracture by Megan Miranda
Hardcover, 224 pages
Expected publication: January 3rd 2012
by Walker Books for Young Readers

Eleven minutes passed before Delaney Maxwell was pulled from the icy waters of a Maine lake by her best friend Decker Phillips. By then her heart had stopped beating. Her brain had stopped working. She was dead. And yet she somehow defied medical precedent to come back seemingly fine—despite the scans that showed significant brain damage. Everyone wants Delaney to be all right, but she knows she’s far from normal. Pulled by strange sensations she can’t control or explain, Delaney finds herself drawn to the dying. Is her altered brain now predicting death, or causing it?

Then Delaney meets Troy Varga, who recently emerged from a coma with similar abilities. At first she’s reassured to find someone who understands the strangeness of her new existence, but Delaney soon discovers that Troy’s motives aren’t quite what she thought. Is their gift a miracle, a freak of nature—or something much more frightening?

For fans of best-sellers like Before I Fall and If I Stay, this is a fascinating and heart-rending story about love and friendship and the fine line between life and death.

The List by Siobhan Vivian
Expected publication: April 2012

An intense look at the rules of high school attraction-and the price that's paid for them.

It happens every year. A list is posted, and one girl from each grade is chosen as the prettiest, and another is chosen as the ugliest. Nobody knows who makes the list. It almost doesn't matter. The damage is done the minute it goes up. 

This is the story of eight girls, freshman to senior, "pretty" and "ugly." And it's also the story of how we see ourselves, and how other people see us, and the tangled connection of the two.

The List may not be paranormal or strange, but I thought it has a good summary so what the hell! The cover for Fracture has been out for a while but I don't remember posting it here so I decided to just do it.  Plus it says it's for fans of Before I Fall, written by Lauren Oliver, and I recently read Delirium and loved it so, yeah! 

Cinder's cover (another Meyer coming to rock our worlds?) was released recently, and a looker it is! Plus, Cinderella mixed with cyborgs? MUST READ! Wander Dust was a little difficult to find a release date, I looked everywhere and still couldn't find a specific date. But oh well, I love the cover, and I like the summary, hopefully you will too. Finally, Try Not To Breathe... left me breathless when I saw the cover, so pretty. I haven't read The Secret Year yet though so I must read it before this one comes out!

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  1. Wow, they all sound really great! Try Not to Breathe, Fracture, and The List are all going on MY list.

  2. I already knew about Fracture & Cinder (I'm SO excited for those two) but the others--especially Jennifer R. Hubbard's book--sound fantastic! :)

  3. Most YA covers are soo gorgeous these days... Hopefully they won't disappoint:).

  4. Fracture is one of my top picks. The others are great too and I love the cover of Try Not to Breath!

  5. @Aliya Woot!

    @Sandy Don't they?!

    @Cinnamon Like Tris and Izzie for example, beautiful cover but everybody tells me the book is horrible T_T

    @Alyssa Hey!! I love that cover too! Which is why I made it the first cover, very eye catching ^^

  6. Wow, wow, wow. Awesome picks this week! I hadn't heard of The List before but it sounds great.

  7. I've heard of none of these till now! They all sound amazing, I need them asap!!!!

  8. I really liked The Secret Year and the love the cover for Try Not to Breathe, so I'm very excited for that. Fracture and The List are two other books I'm looking forward to, but I'm not sure about Cinder. It doesn't exactly sound like something I'd read (probably because it's unlike everything) but I might give it a shot.

    Wander Dust looks and sounds splendid. I'm assuming it's self-pubbed since there's so little info on it, but it really sounds incredible. Out of all of these books, I think I'm now most looking forward to that one. Thanks for sharing these!

  9. This is one awesome WoW!!!
    I haven't heard of the first 3, thank you

  10. Try Not To Breathe sounds so different and amazing. A lot of books have tackled suicide, but I can't think of any that deal with living again. Awesome, awesome pick.


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