Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #4

Good morning and Happy Wednesday :)! 

 Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly blog event hosted by Breaking the Spine where people post a book they are looking forward to!

This week, my Waiting on Wednesday pick is "Cracked (Soul Eater #1)" by Eliza Crewe. Cracked has a release date of November 5th, 2013 and is published by Strange Chemistry.

"Meet Meda. She eats people.
Well, technically, she eats their soul. But she totally promises to only go for people who deserve it. She’s special. It’s not her fault she enjoys it. She can’t help being a bad guy. Besides, what else can she do? Her mother was killed and it’s not like there are any other “soul-eaters” around to show her how to be different. That is, until the three men in suits show up.
They can do what she can do. They’re like her. Meda might finally have a chance to figure out what she is. The problem? They kind of want to kill her. Before they get the chance Meda is rescued by crusaders, members of an elite group dedicated to wiping out Meda’s kind. This is her chance! Play along with the “good guys” and she’ll finally figure out what, exactly, her ‘kind’ is.
Be careful what you wish for. Playing capture the flag with her mortal enemies, babysitting a teenage boy with a hero complex, and trying to keep one step ahead of a too-clever girl are bad enough. But the Hunger is gaining on her.
The more she learns, the worse it gets. And when Meda uncovers a shocking secret about her mother, her past, and her destiny… she may finally give into it." -GoodReads Synopsis

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Words of Radiance update!

*edited on 9/16/2013* Yet another Words of Radiance update, the release date has been pushed back from it's original January date to March 4, 2014. Since my last post (Waiting on Wednesday #2) featured Brandon Sanderson's Word's of Radiance, the second book in The Stormlight Archive series, I figured I would post the awesome cover! Like the first U.S. cover, it was done by the artist Michael Whelan (most famous for his Wheel of Time Covers).

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Halloween Giveaway: The Halloween Tree and Dark Harvest!

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday (yes, I do like it more than Christmas and my birthday) and I'm in the mood to give away some Halloween fun! Contest is open to U.S. residents only. Follow the rules on the Rafflecopter form below to enter! Entries will stop being collected on October 11th at noon.

Included in this giveaway are one copies each of:

The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury


Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge

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Wednesday, September 11, 2013

The Dream Thieves (The Raven Cycle #2)

Author: Maggie Stiefvater
Publisher: Scholastic Press

May contain spoilers below!

"Now that the ley lines around Cabeswater have been woken, nothing for Ronan, Gansey, Blue, and Adam will be the same. Ronan, for one, is falling more and more deeply into his dreams, and his dreams are intruding more and more into waking life. Meanwhile, some very sinister people are looking for some of the same pieces of the Cabeswater puzzle that Gansey is after..." -Goodreads Synopsis

Something Strange and Deadly

Author: Susan Dennard
Publisher: HarperTeen

The year is 1876, and there’s something strange and deadly loose in Philadelphia…
Eleanor Fitt has a lot to worry about. Her brother has gone missing, her family has fallen on hard times, and her mother is determined to marry her off to any rich young man who walks by. But this is nothing compared to what she’s just read in the newspaper—
The Dead are rising in Philadelphia.
And then, in a frightening attack, a zombie delivers a letter to Eleanor…from her brother.
Whoever is controlling the Dead army has taken her brother as well. If Eleanor is going to find him, she’ll have to venture into the lab of the notorious Spirit-Hunters, who protect the city from supernatural forces. But as Eleanor spends more time with the Spirit-Hunters, including their maddeningly stubborn yet handsome inventor, Daniel, the situation becomes dire. And now, not only is her reputation on the line, but her very life may hang in the balance. -GoodReads Synopsis