Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

Okay everyone!! How are you all??

I have been online a lot lately and thus have three WoW picks for you this week!!
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights books that have yet to come out that we are patiently (or more often than not, impatiently) waiting on. I have three choices this week because, well, you all know I cant make concrete decisions. This week's picks are:

Book: Above
By: Leah Bobet
Publication Date: April 1, 2012

Description: An extraordinary debut urban fantasy about dangers outside and in.
"Above pulls off that rare trick of being convincing and utterly magical at the same time."
- Emma Donoghue, NYT bestselling author of ROOM
"Leah Bobet's ABOVE is that rarest of creatures, combining the outspoken honesty of a good first novel with the craft of a seasoned professional." - Elizabeth Bear, Hugo Award-winning author of DUST
Matthew has loved Ariel from the moment he found her in the tunnels, her bee's wings falling away. They live in Safe, an underground refuge for those fleeing the city Above--like Whisper, who speaks to ghosts, and Jack Flash, who can shoot lightning from his fingers.
But one terrifying night, an old enemy invades Safe with an army of shadows, and only Matthew, Ariel, and a few friends escape Above. As Matthew unravels the mystery of Safe's history and the shadows' attack, he realizes he must find a way to remake his home--not just for himself, but for Ariel, who needs him more than ever before.
ABOVE is the debut of an amazing new voice.

Why I want it: Look at that cover. Isn't it amazing. Oh and the fact that she has bee's wings. I just couldn't not choose this book. I hope it's going to be as amazing as it seems!!!

Book: Article 5
By: Kristen Simmons
Publication Date: February 14, 2012

Description: New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., have been abandoned.
The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.
There are no more police—instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior—instead, there are arrests, trials, and maybe worse. People who get arrested usually don't come back.
Seventeen-year-old Ember Miller is old enough to remember that things weren’t always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it’s hard for her to forget that people weren’t always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark. It’s hard to forget that life in the United States used to be different.
Ember has perfected the art of keeping a low profile. She knows how to get the things she needs, like food stamps and hand-me-down clothes, and how to pass the random home inspections by the military. Her life is as close to peaceful as circumstances allow.
That is, until her mother is arrested for noncompliance with Article 5 of the Moral Statutes. And one of the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings…the only boy Ember has ever loved.

Why I want it: Er, did you read that synopsis? Enough said...


Book:  Beautiful Evil
By: Kelly Keaton
Publication Date: February 21,2012

Description: A power she can’t deny. A destiny she’s determined to fight.
When Ari first arrived in the dilapidated city of New 2, all she wanted was to figure out who she was. But what she discovered was beyond her worst nightmare. Ari is a descendant of Medusa and can already sense the evil growing inside her—a power the goddess Athena will stop at nothing to possess.
Desperate to hold on to her humanity and protect her loved ones, Ari must fight back. But Athena’s playing mind games, not just with Ari but with those she cares about most. And Athena has a very special plan for the brooding and sexy Sebastian.
Ari is determined to defeat Athena, but time is running out. With no other options, Ari must unleash the very thing she’s afraid of: herself.

Why I want it: I read Darkness Becomes Her and fell in love with this series. I cant wait to see where this story takes us. Becides I'll admit. The cover is quite interesting

What are your "Waiting on" picks this week?

8 comments:

Manda said...

The first two are on my list for the 2012 DA Challenge to read next year. Can't wait!!

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Samual said...

A Beautiful Evil looks creepy. I like it though. The book sounds very interesting!

The rest of the books sound very good too! Great choices! Thank you for sharing!

Sam
Books For All Seasons

flashlight_reader said...

I really, really, REALLY want A Beautiful Evil and Above. Great choices! I've seen Above mentioned a few times this week, but this is the first time I've noticed the wings! That book just sounds so awesome.

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Justin941 said...

Awesome choices, I recently got a copy of Article 5 and can't wait to read it. And Above sounds amazing.

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Lindsay Cummings author said...

yes, yes, and yes, lol. awesome choices!

stop by my WOW post!? I have a few picks!

http://lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/waiting-on-wednesday_23.html

Sky said...

All of them look fantastic! I really love the Above cover. Article 5 was my WoW I think last week!

-Sky @ YA Infatuation
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