On My Wishlist (22)

On My Wishlist is a weekly meme hosted by Book Chick City. It's where we list all the books we desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming.

When the Sea Is Rising Red by Cat Hellisen
Release Date: February 28, 2012
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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After sixteen-year-old Felicita's dearest friend, Ilven, kills herself to escape an arranged marriage, Felicita chooses freedom over privilege. She fakes her own death and leaves her sheltered life as one of Pelimburg's magical elite behind. Living in the slums, scrubbing dishes for a living, she falls for charismatic Dash while also becoming fascinated with vampire Jannik. Then something shocking washes up on the beach: Ilven's death has called out of the sea a dangerous, wild magic. Felicita must decide whether her loyalties lie with the family she abandoned... or with those who would twist dark power to destroy Pelimburg's cast system, and the whole city along with it.

Incarnate by Jodi Meadows
Release Date: January 31, 2012
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Series: Newsoul
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Ana is new. For thousands of years in Range, a million souls have been reincarnated over and over, keeping their memories and experiences from previous lifetimes. When Ana was born, another soul vanished, and no one knows why.

Even Ana’s own mother thinks she’s a nosoul, an omen of worse things to come, and has kept her away from society. To escape her seclusion and learn whether she’ll be reincarnated, Ana travels to the city of Heart, but its citizens are suspicious and afraid of what her presence means. When dragons and sylph attack the city, is Ana to blame?

Sam believes Ana’s new soul is good and worthwhile. When he stands up for her, their relationship blooms. But can he love someone who may live only once, and will Ana’s enemies—human and creature alike—let them be together? Ana needs to uncover the mistake that gave her someone else’s life, but will her quest threaten the peace of Heart and destroy the promise of reincarnation for all?

Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Release Date: January 3, 2012
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends
Series: Lunar Chronicles
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Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .

Cinder, a gifted mechanic, is a cyborg. She’s a second-class citizen with a mysterious past, reviled by her stepmother and blamed for her stepsister’s illness. But when her life becomes intertwined with the handsome Prince Kai’s, she suddenly finds herself at the center of an intergalactic struggle, and a forbidden attraction. Caught between duty and freedom, loyalty and betrayal, she must uncover secrets about her past in order to protect her world’s future.

Under the Never Sky by Veronica Rossi
Release Date: January 3, 2012
Publisher: HarperCollins
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Exiled from her home, the enclosed city of Reverie, Aria knows her chances of surviving in the outer wasteland—known as the Death Shop—are slim. If the cannibals don’t get her, the violent energy storms will. She’s been taught that the very air she breathes can kill her. Then Aria meets an outsider named Perry. He’s wild—a savage— and her only hope of staying alive.

Because they must, they will struggle together to survive.

Aria and Perry forge an unlikely alliance—one that will determine the fate of all who live under the never sky.

The Space Between by Brenna Yovanoff
Release Date: November 15, 2011
Publisher: Razorbill
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Everything is made of steel, even the flowers. How can you love anything in a place like this?

Daphne is the half-demon, half-fallen angel daughter of Lucifer and Lilith. Life for her is an endless expanse of time, until her brother Obie is kidnapped—and Daphne realizes she may be partially responsible.

Determined to find him, Daphne travels from her home in Pandemonium to the vast streets of Earth, where everything is colder and more terrifying. With the help of the human boy she believes was the last person to see her brother alive, Daphne glimpses into his dreams, discovering clues to Obie’s whereabouts. As she delves deeper into her demonic powers, she must navigate the jealousies and alliances of the violent archangels who stand in her way. But she also discovers, unexpectedly, what it means to love and be human in a world where human is the hardest thing to be.


  1. Ooh.. I love the looks of Under the Never Sky. I haven't seen that one anywhere, so thanks!

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  2. some great choices here! I may have to check some of these out for myself! I hope you get them soon!

  3. What a great selection! Incarnate, Under the Never Sky and When the Sea is Rising Red have been on my wishlist too, but I'm not sure I had heard of the other ones. I'll have to check them out!

  4. WOW, these covers are haunting! They're so beautiful, I hope what's inside is just as pretty :) Awesome choices, new follower :)

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  5. I'm definitely looking forward to these releases as well! Aren't the covers awesome?!?! Great post! New follower!

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  6. These all sound super exciting - and are being added to my TBR list! Thank you for sharing! :)

  7. All of these sound really great! The covers are great too!

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  8. When the Sea is Rising Red looks good. I'm wishing for the first volume of a manga series a friend recommended to me. Please come which series I'm wishing for.

  9. These all sound very interesting. I will have to check them out. The Space Between sounds the best.

  10. Hi, there!

    Wow!! These are AWESOME books you've featured here!! Gotta make that TBR pile groww a couple of feet more! Lol.

    I especially like "Incarnate". The cover is stunningly BEAUTIFUL!! I've never seen such an incredible cover on a book before! And the plot is just amazing!! Although I do like the other books, too, this one is definitely my favorite.

    Thanks for sharing!! : )

    Maria @ http://anightsdreamofbooks.blogspot.com/



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