Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #30 - Forget Me Not and Wolf Pact

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Be sure to post a link to your Waiting on Wednesday below!


This week's pre-publication "We can't wait to read it!" selections are...

Author: Coralee Dean
Release Date: October 2, 2012
Published by: Simon Pulse

Ally is devastated when a scandalous photo of her is texted around school. With her reputation in shambles and her life essentially over, she hides out in a back hallway, trying to figure out where everything went wrong. 
Elijah has spent time in that hallway too. He landed there after taking a whole bottle of sleeping pills. Now he can see ghosts, and he knows what Ally has yet to suspect--that she's already half dead, and one choice away from never coming back. Elijah has loved Ally for years and would do anything to save her from the in-between place. But if she's going to live, Ally must face her inner demons and find the will to save herself. 
Told in interwoven verse narratives, this crushingly honest and poetic exploration of pain and redemption will appeal to fans of Ellen Hopkins. (Summary from Goodreads)

I think since this story is written in verse it will make her thoughts clearer and her feelings more emotionally powerful for the reader.  




Release date: September 25, 2012
Published by: ATOM/Hyperion

Lawson and his brothers escaped from the underworld and now lead desperate, dangerous lives. They're pursued by the Hounds of Hell from one town to the next, never calling any place home. But when the hounds finally catch up with them and capture the girl Lawson loves, the hunters become the hunted. Lawson will stop at nothing to track down the hounds, even if the chances of saving Tala are slim...
The only hope he has lies in Bliss Llewellyn. Bliss, too, has lost someone to the beasts and will do anything to get them back--even if it means joining forces with the insolent, dangerously goo-looking boy with a wolf's soul. (Summary from Goodreads.)

I've been waiting for this FOREVER! I thoroughly enjoyed Cruz's Blue Blood series and can't wait for the last book in that series, but Bliss is/was my absolutely favorite character in the series so when I learned that there was going to be a spin-off series based around her I WAS SO EXCITED! And now the it's almost here! Plus, it's GORGEOUS!

What are you waiting on this week?

41 comments:

  1. oh, these ones sound really good! great picks. :)

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  2. A ghost story - I'm there. Wolf Pact has a cool cover, I like how the colours play off one another.

    Thanks for stopping by,
    Shaheen @ Speculating on SpecFic
    Check out what I'm waiting on!

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  3. Oooh great picks this week I'm excited for both of these too!
    Thanks for dropping by my WoW post :)

    -Kimberly @ Turning The Pages

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  4. those are two very pretty covers! thanks for sharing.

    Here's a link to my WOW!

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  5. I can't get into verse novels, but the story sounds interesting. Now the Wolf Pact is a different story. I'll be checking it out! Thanks for dropping by.

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  6. I love a good Ghost type of story so will have to keep an eye on Forget Me Not.

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW and sharing!!

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  7. Forget Me Not sounds great. I need to add it to my TBR list! Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  8. Both sound great. Thanks for stopping by!

    Kat
    Wit and Sin

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  9. Awesome picks! Forget Me Not looks great! Thank you for stopping by my blog.

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  10. oh wow, forget me not sounds FANTASTIC. I've seen the picture around but never really bothered to read the cover until now!
    awesome book

    - Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

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  11. I am such a big fan of Melissa dela Cruz and I am so excited for Wolf Pact. Her Blue bloods series is a guilty pleasure for me and this spin off sounds really good. Great picks :)

    Check out my WoW picks!

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  12. I've heard of the Wolf Pack and I like the sound of it but Forget me not is a new title for me. The book sounds very good and I just might read it when it comes out. Great picks. I hope you enjoy your choices when you get the chance to read them.
    Come check out my WOW post.

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  13. Haven't heard of these books..
    Btw, here's mine. :)
    Have a great day!
    P.S New follower.

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  14. i hope to get forget me not soon. i want iwant. gr8 wow


    my wow

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  15. I saw "Hounds of Hell" and decided I MUST get Wolf Pact! It reminds me to Supernatural, so it's gone straight on my wishlist XD

    Books of Amber

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  16. They both sound great...I was leaning toward the first one until I read the part about "written in verse." Not my thing.

    Enjoy!

    MY WOW POST

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  17. Great choices. These both sound really good. Thanks for sharing and for stopping by my WoW.

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  18. Aw Forget my Not sounds sad and haunting - I definitely am adding it to be to-read list though! Wolf Pact sounds interesting as well.

    Thanks for stopping by Book Brats! :)

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  19. Forget Me Not sounds really good! I hope they get a happy ending! I've been looking forward to Wolf Pack too! Great picks and thanks for visiting The Readers Den. :)

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  20. Two eye-catching covers and picks.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/08/waiting-on-wednesday_22.html

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  21. I'm a fan of Melissa's books and I look forward to Wolf Pact!

    Thanks for checking out my Waiting on Wednesday!

    Rachel @ Beauty and the Bookshelf

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  22. These books sound AMAZING!!! Adding both to my TBR list! And their covers are just gorgeous! Awesome picks and thanks for sharing! :D

    My WoW post! 

    ~ Maida @ Literary Love Affair

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  23. Both of these books are on my TBR list. I especially want to read Forget Me Not.

    My WOW: http://breathofbooks.blogspot.com/2012/08/waiting-on-wednesday-22-speechless.html

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  24. Hey, thanks for stopping by! :D Both of these books sound great! I've added Forget Me Not to my wishlist. Thanks for sharing!

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  25. I own a few of Melissa's books, but haven't had time to crack them open.. These both sound great!

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  26. Awesome paranormal book choices this week. I will have to check them out. =] Thanks for sharing and visiting My TT
    Michael @ The Bookshelf Review

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  27. These are two great sounding picks! I haven't heard of either of them, but they both definitely got my attention. Plus, Melissa's books always have the best covers ;)
    Thanks for sharing and for stopping by! <3

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  28. I didn't know Melissa was coming out with a new book! I'm so excited you shared! Forget Me Not sounds so good too, I'm definitely adding it.

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    -Kait @ YA Vixens

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  29. Forget Me Not sounds like a great bullying book! Lots of drama and an interesting paranormal twist. I haven't read the Blue Bloods series but I've heard great things! Thanks for stopping by!

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  30. Forget Me Not sounds interesting! I'm gonna add that one to my list. Thank you so much for sharing!
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    Giselle from Book Nerd Canada
    Waiting on Wednesday

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  31. Fantastic picks! I absolutely LOOOOVE Melissa De La Cruz's Blue Blood series, and can't wait for this one! Awesome picks! Thanks for stopping by!

    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    Our WoW for this week

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  32. Wow! Forget me not sounds awesome. Thanks for sharing it! I'm a bit werewolfed-out otherwise I'd be checking out M.C's newest series.

    Thanks for stopping by my WOW :)

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  33. So many readers love Melissa de la Cruz's books. I haven't tried them though but I'll work on that soon. Great pick! It's very intriguing.

    Thanks for stopping.

    Janus @ The Blair Book Project

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  34. I love books written in verse, a comparison to Ellen Hopkins is a high calling! Definitely intrigued, I will have to check it out.

    Thanks for stopping by :)

    Otherwhere.Co

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  35. Awesome picks! Forget Me Not looks amazing. Adding to my tbr now. Thanks for sharing!

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  36. Hi Ange, :)
    Thank you for visiting my WoW post!;) I used to read all the Blue Bloods books, I think I didn't read the last book, and I'll admit my curiosity between Jack's outcome hopefully not being with Mimi & hopefully he ends up with what's her name that I forgot. Lol. So I think I'll definitely read Wolf Pact!! I also like the sounds of the bullying book as well. Immadding both! :) Happy Thursday!

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