Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday 8/1

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly event that features the books that we (the bloggers) are highly anticipating. "Waiting on Wednesday" was started by Jill at Breaking the Spine

This is YA Novelties' first WoW, so this is super exciting for us!

Jenny is waiting on:

Onyx ( Lux #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Release Date: August 14, 2012 by Entangled Teen

Being connected to Daemon Black sucks…

Daemon’s determined to prove what he feels for me is more than a product of our bizarre connection. I’ve sworn him off even though he’s running more hot than cold these days. But against all common sense, I’m falling for him. Hard.

Our relationship issues aren’t out biggest problem…

The Department of Defense is here. If they ever find out what Daemon can do and that we’re linked, I’m a goner. So is he. And when a new boy shows up a school with a secret of his own, things get complicated fast. I need to choose between my own instincts and Daemon’s.

But then everything changes…

I’ve seen someone who shouldn’t be alive. Daemon’s never going to stop searching until gets the truth. What happened to his brother? Who betrayed him? And what does the DOD want from them—from me?

No one is who they seem. And not everyone will survive the lies. --Goodreads

Pre-order Onyx here: Amazon / Barnes&Noble / The Book Depository

Reads Rosie is Itching To Get Her Hands On:

Carnival of Souls by Melissa Marr
Release Date: September 4, 2012 by Harper Collins

In a city of daimons, rigid class lines separate the powerful from the power-hungry. And at the heart of The City is the Carnival of Souls, where both murder and pleasure are offered up for sale. Once in a generation, the carnival hosts a deadly competition that allows every daimon a chance to join the ruling elite. Without the competition, Aya and Kaleb would both face bleak futures--if for different reasons. For each of them, fighting to the death is the only way to try to live.

All Mallory knows of The City is that her father--and every other witch there--fled it for a life in exile in the human world. Instead of a typical teenage life full of friends and maybe even a little romance, Mallory scans quiet streets for threats, hides herself away, and trains to be lethal. She knows it's only a matter of time until a daimon finds her and her father, so she readies herself for the inevitable. While Mallory possesses little knowledge of The City, every inhabitant of The City knows of her. There are plans for Mallory, and soon she, too, will be drawn into the decadence and danger that is the Carnival of Souls.

From Melissa Marr, bestselling author of the Wicked Lovely series and "Graveminder," comes a brand-new tale of lush secrets, dark love, and the struggle to forge one's own destiny.

Pre-order Carnival of Souls here: Amazon / Barnes&Noble / The Book Depository

Angie is impatiently dying for:

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Release Date: August 7, 2012 by Bloomsbury USA Children's

After serving out a year of hard labor in the salt mines of Endovier for her crimes, 18-year-old assassin Celaena Sardothien is dragged before the Crown Prince. Prince Dorian offers her her freedom on one condition: she must act as his champion in a competition to find a new royal assassin.

Her opponents are men—thieves and assassins and warriors from across the empire, each sponsored by a member of the kings council. If she beats her opponents in a series of eliminations, she’ll serve the kingdom for three years and then be granted her freedom.

Celaena finds her training sessions with the captain of the guard, Westfall, challenging and exhilirating. But she’s bored stiff by court life. Things get a little more interesting when the prince starts to show interest in her... but it’s the gruff Captain Westfall who seems to understand her best.

Then one of the other contestants turns up dead... quickly followed by another. Can Celaena figure out who the killer is before she becomes a victim? As the young assassin investigates, her search leads her to discover a greater destiny than she could possibly have imagined.
-- Goodreads

Pre-order Throne of Glass here: Amazon / Barnes&Noble / The Book Depository

What are you waiting on? Let us know in the comment section below!


  1. All of these look awesome. I haven't read Lux but i want to and I love the cover to Onyx. I really like the idea of Carnival of souls. I actually have an ARC of it to read and I am so looking forward to that! Throne of Glass is amazing, i reviewed it and I loved it!

    New follower, I love the blog!

    My WOW

    1. You should totally check out the first Lux book, Obsidian, it was amazing!!! I have a review of it if you want to check that out

      All of these book are really awesome, I think the three of us are waiting on all three books lol:)

  2. Ohmygoodness, so much amazingness on this page! I reviewed Throne of Glass already, and YOU ARE SO RIGHT TO BE WAITING. It is one of the best books I've read.

    My WoW

    1. Haha thank you so much, yeah there is a lot of awesomeness to this page:)

      You are sooo lucky you got an ARC of Throne of Glass! We can't wait to read it!

  3. Great picks! I have yet to read a Jennifer L. Armentrout novel, but I really want to. I've heard nothing but great things about all of her series. I'm looking forward to reading Throne of Glass as well. I love the whole assassins thing. :)

    Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you!

      You should definitely check out one of JLA's books they are all amazingly awesome!

      I think everyone is waiting on Throne of Glass though lol:)

  4. Maas has a wonderful writing style, and I love Melissa Marr! I haven't read Obsidian yet, but I know from the positive reviews that people are so waiting on the sequel :)
    Katja @ YA's the Word

    1. You should check out Obsidian, you won't be disappointed! It was a great read can't wait for Onyx!

  5. Yes to all of the above!!! All great authors and wonderful stories, can't wait :)

    1. I know right!! I wish they would come out earlier!

  6. New follower. Throne of Glass was very good in fact. Come visit me as well.


    1. We are dying to read Throne of Glass!!!

      We will definitely check out your blog!

  7. These are great picks! I can't wait for Carnival of Souls. I just found I'm going to get to read as part of an ARC tour! Can't wait to read it! Everyone is talking about Onyx so I definitely need to check out that series!

    Here's my pick!

    1. You should check out the Lix series it is amazing!!! You're so lucky you get an ARC of Carnival of Souls:)
      Thanks for linking your WoW we will check that out :)

  8. Those are three great picks! All three have gorgeous covers!!

    1. I know! The covers are beyond amazing!


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