25. lip 2014.

Waiting on Wednesday (#101)


You know the story. This is a meme created by Breaking the Spine and every week we pick books we're waiting for. Here are our picks for this week.

Glass' pick

The conclusion to Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea, this gothic thriller romance with shades of Stephen King and Daphne du Maurier is a must-read for fans of Beautiful Creatures and Anna Dressed in Blood.

Freddie once told me that the Devil created all the fear in the world.
But then, the Devil once told me that it's easier to forgive someone for scaring you than for making you cry.
The problem with River West Redding was that he'd done both to me.

The crooked-smiling liar River West Redding, who drove into Violet's life one summer day and shook her world to pieces, is gone. Violet and Neely, River's other brother, are left to worry—until they catch a two a.m. radio program about strange events in a distant mountain town. They take off in search of River but are always a step behind, finding instead frenzied towns, witch hunts, and a wind-whipped island with the thrum of something strange and dangerous just under the surface. It isn't long before Violet begins to wonder if Neely, the one Redding brother she thought trustworthy, has been hiding a secret of his own . . .

Expected publication: August 1st, 2014

Tanja's pick

"Every child knows how the story ends. The wicked pirate captain is flung overboard, caught in the jaws of the monster crocodile who drags him down to a watery grave. But it was not yet my time to die. It's my fate to be trapped here forever, in a nightmare of childhood fancy, with that infernal, eternal boy."

Meet Captain James Benjamin Hook, a witty, educated Restoration-era privateer cursed to play villain to a pack of malicious little boys in a pointless war that never ends. But everything changes when Stella Parrish, a forbidden grown woman, dreams her way to the Neverland in defiance of Pan’s rules. From the glamour of the Fairy Revels, to the secret ceremonies of the First Tribes, to the mysterious underwater temple beneath the Mermaid Lagoon, the magical forces of the Neverland open up for Stella as they never have for Hook. And in the pirate captain himself, she begins to see someone far more complex than the storybook villain.

With Stella’s knowledge of folk and fairy tales, she might be Hook’s last chance for redemption and release if they can break his curse before Pan and his warrior boys hunt her down and drag Hook back to their neverending game. Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen is a beautifully and romantically written adult fairy tale perfect for fans of Gregory Maguire and Paula Brackston.



Expected publication: July 8th , 2014

We'd love to see your picks so feel free to link them up.

Until the next time,

Broj komentara: 36:

  1. I still need to read Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea

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  2. I really liked Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, so I can't wait to read BtSatB. And Alias Hook seems great too, thanks for sharing! :)
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  3. For some reason I couldn't get into Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, which is a real shame, as I know a lot of people enjoyed that book. Also how gorgeous is this cover? And Alias Hook sounds pretty interesting too, the cover to this is stunning too! Brilliant picks ladies!

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    1. I still need to read that one. Thanks, Jasprit :)

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  4. Great picks. Hope you get to read them soon :)

    Happy Wednesday :)

    Shane @ Itching for Books

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  5. both looks good, hope you get to read it soon.

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  6. The Spark and Burn cover is just gorgeous!

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  7. Ooo both of these are awesome picks! I love the cover for Alias Hook so much it is so pretty!!
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  8. I haven't read Between the Devil just yet, but I have a copy of the book. Also, Alias Hook sounds awesome! Love that cover! :)

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    1. I hope you'll enjoy it. Thanks, Nick :)

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  9. What an exciting pick - I definitely have to look into this one
    I hope you get to enjoy it :)

    Yours
    Smarty

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  10. Great pick! Alias Hook sounds so good. I love retellings so much.
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  11. I really want to check out Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea and I have not heard of Alias Hook before :) Great picks!

    Janina
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    1. I hope you'll give them a try. Thanks, Janina :)

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  12. I still haven't read Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. I saw Alias Hook earlier today and it sounds interesting. I hope you both enjoy reading your picks.
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    1. I hope you'll give them a try. Thanks, Sandra :)

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  13. Ooh both these books sound interesting! great picks ladies :)

    Janhvi @ The Readdicts

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  14. I'm excited about reading Alias, Hook myself, and I've got The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea on my nightstand. Great picks, ladies!

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    1. I hope you'll enjoy them. Thanks, Jessica :)

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  15. Am excited for both of these books as well :D

    Hope we all enjoy them!

    My WW :)

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  16. I'm loving both these covers, especially Alias Hook!!! An adult who dreams her way into Neverland? Yes please =)

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  17. Oh my goodness! Alias Hook not only has a fantastic cover but a fantastic plot! I don't like the original Peter Pan so I wouldn't mind him getting put down a peg or two. Great picks ladies (:

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    1. I think you'll enjoy this one then :))

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