Waiting on Wednesday

Posted June 2, 2011 by Kara in Uncategorized / 4 Comments

I haven’t done a Waiting on Wednesday post in awhile and I don’t know if anyone really cares, but I’m in a blogging mood. There are a lot of books that I am really excited about coming out soon, so I figured I would highlight some of them. We’ll see how many I get to before I pass out. It’s a challenge. I’m also drinking red wine.:)

First up:

Title: Frost
Author: Marianna Baer
Publisher: Balzer & Bray
Release Date: September 13

Goodreads Summary:
Leena Thomas’s senior year at boarding school begins with a shock: Frost House, her cozy dorm of close friends, has been assigned an unexpected roommate — confrontational, eccentric Celeste Lazar. But while Leena’s anxiety about a threat to her sanctuary proves valid, it becomes less and less clear whether the threat lies with her new roommate, within Leena’s own mind, or within the very nature of Frost House itself. Mysterious happenings in the dorm, an intense triangle between Leena, Celeste, and Celeste’s brother, and the reawakening of childhood fears, all push Leena to take increasingly desperate measures to feel safe. FROST is the story of a haunting. As to whether the demons are supernatural or psychological…well, which answer would let you sleep at night?

Title: The Carrier of the Mark
Author: Leigh Fallon
Publisher: HarperTeen
Release Date: October 4

Goodreads Summary:
A move to Ireland is about to introduce Megan to her destiny, her real destiny, can she embrace it and will she survive it?

A tragedy in Megan’s past set her on a predetermined course. A chain of events has been set in motion that brings Megan to Kinsale, a small town in the south of Ireland where her destiny awaits her. Her life starts to fall into place as she makes new friends and settles into her new school. However, the reclusive and distant Adam DeRís calls to her body and soul.

She finds herself increasingly drawn to Adam and his strange family. Adam knows a secret from her past and he and his family hold the key to her future. A future that binds her to Adam and his world, a world of power, mystery and ancient orders. A world that unbeknownst to her, she very much belongs in.


Title: Silence(Hush, Hush #3)
Author: Becca Fitzpatrick
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Release Date: October 4
Goodreads Summary:
The noise between Patch and Nora is gone. They’ve overcome the secrets riddled in Patch’s dark past…bridged two irreconcilable worlds…faced heart-wrenching tests of betrayal, loyalty and trust…and all for a love that will transcend the boundary between heaven and earth. Armed with nothing but their absolute faith in one another, Patch and Nora enter a desperate fight to stop a villain who holds the power to shatter everything they’ve worked for—and their love—forever.

Title: Dark Souls
Author: Paula Morris
Publisher: Point
Release Date: August 1
Goodreads Summary:
Welcome to York, England.
Mist lingers in the streets.
Narrow buildings cast long shadows.
This is the most haunted city in the world. . . .
Miranda Tennant arrives in York with a terrible, tragic secret. She is eager to lose herself amid the quaint cobblestones, hoping she won’t run into the countless ghosts who supposedly roam the city. . . .
Then she meets Nick, an intense, dark-eyed boy who knows all of York’s hidden places and histories. Miranda wonders if Nick is falling for her, but she is distracted by another boy — one even more handsome and mysterious than Nick. He lives in the house across from Miranda and seems desperate to send her some sort of message. Could this boy be one of York’s haunted souls?
Soon, Miranda realizes that something dangerous — and deadly — is being planned. And she may have to face the darkest part of herself in order to unravel the mystery — and find redemption.
Title: Texas Gothic
Author: Rosemary Clement-Moore
Publisher: Delacorte
Release Date: July 12
Goodreads Summary:
Amy Goodnight’s family is far from normal. She comes from a line of witches, but tries her best to stay far outside the family business. Her summer gig? Ranch-sitting for her aunt with her wacky but beautiful sister. Only the Goodnight Ranch is even less normal than it normally is. Bodies are being discovered, a ghost is on the prowl, and everywhere she turns, the hot neighbor cowboy is in her face.
I think that’s good for now. There are so many more to list, but I think I’ll stop at five and do more next week. I am dying to read all of these books. What’s on your dying to read list?

4 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday

  1. Okay, your first pick is one of the books I’m absolutely dying to read! It looks so interesting. And then when I saw it in people’s BEA piles I thought I’d faint. Frost sounds like an amazing book.

    And I love how you arranged your covers – from a blue/grey, to black/white, to black/white/red to red/white. Really awesome. Visually it makes me want all of these books!

  2. How fabulous is that cover for The Carrier of the Mark? The artist did a great job, that is captivating. I would buy based on cover alone.

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