Wednesday, 16 December 2009

On My Wishlist (6)

On My Wishlist is a weekly meme that allows us to share the books we haven't bought yet but are waiting to be bought and devoured. This idea is brought to us by Book Chick City.

On my wishlist this week is:

evernight by Claudia grayTitle: Evernight
Author: Claudia Gray
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: 1st April 2009

Summary:
Bianca wants to escape.
At the eerily Gothic Evernight Academy, the other students are sleek, smart, and almost predatory. Bianca knows she doesn't fit in.
When she meets handsome, brooding Lucas, he warns her to be careful—even when it comes to caring about him. But the connection between them can't be denied. Bianca will risk anything to be with Lucas, but dark secrets are fated to tear them apart . . . and to make Bianca question everything she's ever believed.
From Amazon US

mistwood by leah cypessTitle: Mistwood
Author: Leah Cypess
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Publication Date: 27th April 2010

Summary:
Everyone tells Isabel that she is the Shifter – the ancient shape-shifting creature who has protected the kings of Samorna for centuries. They need her to be the Shifter. Prince Rokan risked everything when he rode into the Mistwood to summon her to his side; Ven, the magician's apprentice, has devoted his life to studying her legend; and even Princess Clarisse, who fears and hates her, depends on Isabel's powers to further her own plans.

But Isabel doesn't feel like the Shifter. She feels like a lonely human girl, beset by flashes of memory that do more to confuse than to help her. If she is the Shifter, why can't she change her shape? Why doesn't she remember what made her flee the castle so many years ago? As she is drawn deeper into a web of magic and assassination, Isabel will have no choice but to look for answers. But her search will lead her to the one question the Shifter hasn't faced in a thousand years: where does she come from, and what does she really want
From Leahcypess.com
What are you wishing for this week?

13 comments:

  1. That's the first time I've seen Mistwood to be honest and that looks like a good one too.

    http://thecajunbooklady.blogspot.com/

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  2. It does, doesn't it?! I'm looking forward to reading it at some point!

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  3. I have seen Mistwood one Chioma's blog. I believe it was her blog. I think it might be another winner.

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  4. Juju - Well, I only saw it today myself, on someone's WoW post - I was looking for inspiration, lol.

    CI - I don't know Chioma? What's her blog? I think it'll be great too! :D

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  5. Great picks Jo! Mistwood sounds good, and Evernight is brilliant!

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  6. Thank you! They both look great, I can't wait to read them!

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  7. Mistwood sounds great--I am going to have to add it to my own wish list!

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  8. I only found out about it todya, but it sounds so good! I can't wait to read it! :) I hope you enjoy it wehn you get it too!

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  9. Oh wow! First time I've heard of both books and they sound really good. Thanks for sharing.

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  10. A girl who's a shapeshifter? Thatt sounds intriguing! :)

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  11. Evernight was good, I am hoping to read the other books in the series next year

    Here is mine if you want to take a peek
    http://5150bookslut.blogspot.com/2009/12/on-my-wishlist-5.html

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  12. Robin - You're welcome! They do look good, I'm looking forward to reading them both!

    LS - It does, doesn't it?1 I can't wait to read it!

    Tena - Great to hear Evernight was good! :) I'll check yours out now :)

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