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Waiting on Wednesday

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Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine featuring books we are eagerly anticipating, but have not been published yet.

 

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Title: The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

Series: Bloodlines #2

Publishing date: June 19, 2012

Publisher: Razorbill

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Format: Hardcover

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Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives. Sydney would love to go to college, but instead, she’s been sent into hiding at a posh boarding school in Palm Springs, California–tasked with protecting Moroi princess Jill Dragomir from assassins who want to throw the Moroi court into civil war. Formerly in disgrace, Sydney is now praised for her loyalty and obedience, and held up as the model of an exemplary Alchemist.

But the closer she grows to Jill, Eddie, and especially Adrian, the more she finds herself questioning her age-old Alchemist beliefs, her idea of family, and the sense of what it means to truly belong. Her world becomes even more complicated when magical experiments show Sydney may hold the key to prevent becoming Strigoi—the fiercest vampires, the ones who don’t die. But it’s her fear of being just that—special, magical, powerful—that scares her more than anything. Equally daunting is her new romance with Brayden, a cute, brainy guy who seems to be her match in every way. Yet, as perfect as he seems, Sydney finds herself being drawn to someone else—someone forbidden to her.

When a shocking secret threatens to tear the vampire world apart, Sydney’s loyalties are suddenly tested more than ever before. She wonders how she’s supposed to strike a balance between the principles and dogmas she’s been taught, and what her instincts are now telling her. Should she trust the Alchemists—or her heart?

Reason– I’m a big fan of this series and Richelle Mead’s writing. And I always want to know what happens next.

 

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Title: Biting Cold by Chloe Neil

Series: The Chicagoland Vampires #6

Publishing date: August 7, 2012

Publisher: NAL Penguin

Genre: Urban Fantasy

Format: Paperback

Pages: 368

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Turned into a vampire against her will, twenty-eight-year-old Merit found her way into the dark circle of Chicago’s vampire underground, where she learned there was more to supernaturals than met the eye—and more supernaturals than the public ever imagined. And not all the secrets she learned were for sharing—among humans or inhumans.

Now Merit is on the hunt, charging across the stark American Midwest, tailing a rogue supernatural intent on stealing an ancient artifact that could unleash catastrophic evil on the world. But Merit is also the prey. An enemy of Chicagoland is hunting her, and he’ll stop at nothing to get the book for himself. No mercy allowed. No rules apply. No lives spared. The race is on

Reason– I love this series and I am a big fan of strong female characters no Mary sues here.

 

 

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7 Comments on Waiting on Wednesday

  1. Jessica@a GREAT read

    February 8, 2012 at 8:43 am (4 years ago)

    OOooh I so can’t wait for either of these as well! Such long waits though!

    Here’s my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  2. Ali @ Winged Reviews

    February 8, 2012 at 11:59 am (4 years ago)

    I love the cover for this! Although I havent read any of the VA books or Bloodlines :(

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  3. Giselle

    February 8, 2012 at 4:12 pm (4 years ago)

    Eep I have to get going and read Bloodlines soon!! Great picks!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  4. Camille H.

    February 8, 2012 at 9:17 pm (4 years ago)

    I really enjoyed the Vampire Academy but I haven’t read Bloodlines yet. I should probably get on that soon!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  5. Sophia

    February 8, 2012 at 10:50 pm (4 years ago)

    I haven’t read either of the series, but I really want to start the Bloodlines one. I just have to read VA first… lol.

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