On My Wishlist (16)

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Airel by Aaron Patterson & Chris White
Release Date: August 31, 2011
Publisher: StoneHouse Ink
Series: The Airel Saga
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All Airel ever wanted to be was normal, to disappear into the crowd. But bloodlines can produce surprises, like sudden mysterious illness. Then there’s Michael Alexander, the new guy in school, who is impossibly gorgeous…and captivated by her. Somewhere in the back of her mind she can hear the sound of pages turning, and another, older story being written. It is the story of an ancient family, of great warriors, of the Sword of Light, and the struggle against an evil so terrible, so far-reaching, that it threatens everything she hopes for even now. Airel knew change would be inevitable as life went on. But can she hold on when murder and darkness begin to close in and take away everything she loves? Will she have what it takes when the truth is finally revealed?

The kindle edition of Airel is already available on Amazon and B&N.

Between by Jessica Warman
Release Date: August 2, 2011
Publisher: Walker & Company
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Elizabeth Valchar—pretty, popular, and perfect—wakes up the morning after her eighteenth birthday party on her family’s yacht, where she’d been celebrating with her six closest friends. A persistent thumping noise has roused her. When she goes to investigate, what she finds will change everything she thought she knew about her life, her friends, and what lies in between. As Liz begins to unravel the circumstances surrounding her birthday night, she will find that no one around her, least of all Liz herself, was perfect—or innocent. Critically acclaimed author Jessica Warman brings readers along on a roller-coaster ride of a mystery, one that is also a heartbreaking character study, a touching romance, and ultimately a hopeful tale of redemption, love, and letting go.

Going Underground by Susan Vaught
Release Date: September 13, 2011
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
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Del is a good kid who’s been caught in horrible circumstances. At 17, he’s trying to put his life together after an incident in his past that made him a social outcast—and a felon. As a result, he can’t get into college; the only job he can find is digging graves; and when he finally meets a girl he might fall in love with, there’s a whole sea of complications that threaten to bring the world crashing down around him again. But what has Del done? In flashbacks to Del’s 14th year, we slowly learn the truth: his girlfriend texted him a revealing photo of herself, a teacher confiscated his phone, and soon the police were involved.

The Predicted by Christine Seifert
Release Date: September 1, 2011
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
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Who will it be?

Will the head cheerleader get pregnant?

Is the student council president a secret drug addict?


The whole school is freaking out about Profile, an experimental program that can predict students' future behavior. But the only question Daphne wants answered is whether Jesse will ask her out. He's definite boyfriend potential and Daphne is falling hard, but there's something about his past he's not telling her.

When the Profile results are revealed, Daphne is devastated: Jesse is a Predicted, destined to commit an act of severe violence. She's torn between two choices: Follow her heart, which tells her he's innocent. Or go with her head, which says she'd better run… before it's too late.

Download a sampler from Sourcebooks that includes an excerpt of The Predicteds here.

6 comments:

  1. Going Under Ground sounds interesting. Come read my Book Blogger Hop post in which I discuss my TBR and coin a new way of measuring it.

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  2. Oh my my. The Airel cover looks beautiful and sounds very good. Thanks for stopping by.

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  3. I've not heard of Airel before, but it sounds really great! Nice picks!

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  4. Thanks for stopping by my IMM post. Ooh, books I haven't heard of yet! I love getting books recs, so I'm going to check these out. Have a nice day!

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  5. I'm really excited for all of these as well! Isn't the Predicteds cover awesome??

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  6. @Casey: I think so! The pixels give it this technological/futuristic feel. I'm really looking forward to it.

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