Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (35)





"Waiting on" Wednesday is a weekly meme, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that showcases upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating!
I first heard about it from PageTurnersBlog.




Here's what I'm waiting on this week:

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Publication Date: September 27, 2011

Synopsis:
Mara Dyer doesn't think life can get any stranger than waking up in a hospital with no memory of how she got there.

It can.

She believes there must be more to the accident she can't remember that killed her friends and left her mysteriously unharmed.

There is.

She doesn't believe that after everything she's been through, she can fall in love.

She's wrong.


Why I want it: There's a lot of mystery surrounding this book. Really, I'm not quite sure what it's about, but it's definitely caught my attention. And I love that cover: it's underwater, he's wrapped all around her... Very sexy and mysterious.


Illuminated by Erica Orloff
Publication Date: December 8, 2011

Synopsis:
An epic romance full of mysteries that transcend time—fans of Romeo and Juliet and The Time Traveler’s Wife will rejoice!

Some loves are not made to last . . . Like Romeo and Juliet, Heloise and Abelard were doomed from the start, and their romance was destined to pass into history. Yet when sixteen-year-old Callie Martin discovers a diary hidden within an antique book, their story—and hers—takes on another life. For the diary leads Callie to the brilliant and handsome August, who is just as mysterious as the secret the diary hides. Their attraction is undeniable. As the two hunt down the truth behind the diary—and that of Heloise and Abelard’s ancient romance—their romance becomes all-consuming. But Callie knows it can’t last . . . love never does. Will their love that burns as bright as a shooting star flame out, or will these star-crossed lovers be able to defy history?


Why I want it: Romeo and Juliet. Star-crossed lovers. That's enough for me.


What upcoming releases are you looking forward to?

3 comments:

The Book Faerie said...

Great choices! The Unbecoming Of Mara Dyer is probably one of my most awaited for books of 2011 and Illuminated just sounds amazing!!!

Camille Hakansson (teen) said...

Good choices, I am really excited to read Mara Dyer. I hadn't heard of Illuminate before but it sounds good!

Thanks for stopping by!

Emily @ Books and Threads said...

I haven't heard of Illuminated before, but now I'm so interested!

And Unbecoming of Mara Dyer is on the list of "books I have to buy on September 27th even if I use up all my book money for the month."

...which makes it lucky that's the last Tuesday in September!

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