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Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Wishlist Wednesday [12: Birthday Edition!]


Wishlist Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Pen to Paper. It's where we get to share books that have been on our wishlists forever or are newly added. I'll be alternating this with Waiting on Wednesday. My Amazon Wishlist is overflowing, so what title am I featuring this week...


Since my birthday is next week, I'm going to share more than one wish, just because!

Title: The Hallowed Ones
Author: Laura Bickle
Release Date: September 25, 2012

Katie is on the verge of her Rumspringa, the time in Amish life when teenagers can get a taste of the real world. But the real world comes to her in this dystopian tale with a philosophical bent. Rumors of massive unrest on the “Outside” abound. Something murderous is out there. Amish elders make a rule: No one goes outside, and no outsiders come in. But when Katie finds a gravely injured young man, she can’t leave him to die. She smuggles him into her family’s barn—at what cost to her community? The suspense of this vividly told, truly horrific thriller will keep the pages turning.

Title: A Hunger Like No Other
Series: Immortals After Dark, #2
Author: Kresley Cole
Release Date: March 28, 2006

A mythic warrior who'll stop at nothing to possess her . . .

After enduring years of torture from the vampire horde, Lachlain MacRieve, leader of the Lykae Clan, is enraged to find the predestined mate he's waited millennia for is a vampire. Or partly one. This Emmaline is a small, ethereal half Valkyrie/half vampire, who somehow begins to soothe the fury burning within him.

A vampire captured by her wildest fantasy . . .

Sheltered Emmaline Troy finally sets out to uncover the truth about her deceased parents -- until a powerful Lykae claims her as his mate and forces her back to his ancestral Scottish castle. There, her fear of the Lykae -- and their notorious dark desires -- ebbs as he begins a slow, wicked seduction to sate her own dark cravings.

An all-consuming desire . . .

Yet when an ancient evil from her past resurfaces, will their desire deepen into a love that can bring a proud warrior to his knees and turn a gentle beauty into the fighter she was born to be?

Title: Bruja Brouhaha
Series: A Mind for Murder Mystery, #2
Author: Rochelle Staab
Release Date: August 7, 2012

Practical psychologist Liz Cooper and occult professor Nick Garfield are enjoying the sixteenth wedding anniversary celebration for their charming hosts Paco and Lucia Rojas, devout Santeria practitioners who own the historic Botanica Rojas near MacArthur Park. But the small group of friends is left horrified and confused when the evening ends in tragedy.

Devastated by loss, Lucia, a Santeria priestess, blames the locals for the escalating crime in her beloved community. She casts a vengeful hex on the neighborhood, leading strangers and friends alike to dub her bruja--Spanish for witch--and turn on the elderly woman. Lucia may be in harm's way, and it's up to Liz and Nick to unravel a mysterious disappearance and solve a murder before more lives are lost...

Title: Preloved
Author: Shirley Marr
Release Date: April 1, 2012

If you had a second chance at love, would you do it all over again?

Amy has enough to deal with for one lifetime. A superstitious Chinese mother. A best friend whose mood changes as dramatically as her hair colour. A reputation for being strange. The last thing she needs is to be haunted by someone only she can see.

Logan is a ghost from the Eighties. He could be dangerous. He's certainly annoying.

He might also be Amy's dream boy.

Title: Pretty Amy
Author: Lisa Burstein
Release Date: May 8, 2012

Amy is fine living in the shadows of beautiful Lila and uber-cool Cassie, because at least she’s somewhat beautiful and uber-cool by association. But when the girls get stood up for prom and take matters into their own hands—earning them a night in jail outfitted in satin, stilettos, and Spanx — Amy discovers even a prom spent in handcuffs might be better than the humiliating “rehabilitation techniques” now filling up her summer. Even worse, with Lila and Cassie parentally banned, Amy feels like she has nothing — like she is nothing.

Navigating unlikely alliances with her new coworker, two very different boys, and possibly even her parents, Amy struggles to decide if it’s worth being a best friend when it makes you a public enemy. Bringing readers along on an often hilarious and heartwarming journey, Amy finds that maybe getting a life only happens once you think your life is over.

Five is a nice round number. :) These aren't necessarily my top five, but I do really want each of them!

9 comments:

  1. Hey! I like this meme! And Happy early birthday!! I hope you can get them all b/c they sound great!! I totally approve of Kresley Cole b/c I've read that one and it's really good (she really needs to update her old covers!!). Hallowed Ones really sounds great!! I've never heard of it!! I'll put it on my list of ones I want from the library - I'm going broke with all the books I want to read so I'm going to have to delegate some wants to library reads ;)

    BTW - your blog is so blimey cute!! I'm sorry it's taken so long for me to comment over here- bad, bad blogger!!! *slaps hand, hard* :)

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    1. Thank you! The library is a great resource, but has none of these books! *grumble*

      Haha, it's okay! Better late than never. ;)

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  2. Nice choices :) I already heard about all of these but I like The Hallowed Ones the most, I have to read it as well.

    My WW

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    1. Thanks! The Hallowed Ones sounds so amazing!

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  3. Happy Birthday in advance..hope you get a massive book haul or an amazon voucher..love those!

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    1. Thank you! I actually just got a $25 Amazon credit from my mom! :D

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  4. The Hallowed Ones looks really good!
    I love your blog, it's so cute! (new follower) :)
    Thanks for stopping by My WW :)

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  5. The Hallowed Ones sounds so interesting!

    Happy early Birthday!

    :)

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