December 13, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday - Week 6

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It's to spotlight upcoming reads which I can't wait to get my hands on.

This week my books are:
The Storyteller by Antonia Michaelis
Release date: January 1, 2012

Summary from Goodreads
Anna and Abel couldn’t be more different. They are both seventeen and in their last year of school, but while Anna lives in a nice old town house and comes from a well-to-do family, Abel, the school drug dealer, lives in a big, prisonlike tower block at the edge of town. Anna is afraid of him until she realizes that he is caring for his six-year-old sister on his own. Fascinated, Anna follows the two and listens as Abel tells little Micha the story of a tiny queen assailed by dark forces. It’s a beautiful fairy tale that Anna comes to see has a basis in reality. Abel is in real danger of losing Micha to their abusive father and to his own inability to make ends meet. Anna gradually falls in love with Abel, but when his “enemies” begin to turn up dead, she fears she has fallen for a murderer. Has she?

Award-winning author Antonia Michaelis moves in a bold new direction with her latest novel: a dark, haunting, contemporary story that is part mystery, part romance, and part melodrama.

Fracture by Megan Miranda
Release date: January 17, 2012

 Summary from Goodreads
By the time Delaney Maxwell was pulled from a Maine lake’s icy waters by her best friend, Decker Phillips, her heart had stopped beating. Her brain had stopped working. She was dead.

But somehow Delaney survived—despite the brain scans that show irreparable damage. Everyone wants Delaney to be fine, but she knows she’s far from normal. Pulled by strange sensations she can’t control or explain, Delaney now finds herself drawn to the dying, and when she meets Troy Varga, a boy who recently emerged from a coma with the same abilities, she is relieved to share this strange new existence. Unsure if her altered brain is predicting death or causing it, Delaney must figure out if their gift is a miracle, a freak of nature—or something else much more frightening…


Amanda @Stuck In YA Books said...

The Storyteller and Fracture both looks awesome!! I cant wait until they are out!

Lindsay Cummings author said...

deff excited for storyteller!!!

stop by my WOW? I've read the book, but lots of people are excited for it, so I also posted my review!! :)

Anonymous said...

I've read The Storyteller was wonderful!
Great picks =D

My pick this week:

A Cupcake and a Latte: Young Adult Reviews!

Anonymous said...

Since I'm also a sucker for romantic bad boys with a secret soft spot so I can I understand why you picked it. I will certainly add it to my wishlist. ^_^

Hope you can visit my WoW post this week:

Plus, my giveaway is still ongoing until 4 PM (Philippine Time) today:

Would love for you to join! ;)

- Mauie (The Traveling Reader)

Anonymous said...

Fracture sounds very good! I like the cover! It looks like something mysterious is going to happen soon. The Storyteller sounds amazing! Great choices! Thank you for sharing them!

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Brittani said...

Great picks! I'm looking forward to Fracture as well!

My WoW:


A. Knight said...

Hm, The Storyteller looks VERY interesting. My first time hearing about it. And I like the strangely pretty cover.

Fracture is arousing a lot of interest, and I have to say even I'm intrigued.

Have an amazing reading week!

- Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

Anonymous said...

I am anxiously awaiting Fracture. This is my first time hearing about The Storyteller. It looks like a good read. Thanks for sharing it.
My WOW at FABR: Once

Grace Fonseca said...

I can't wait to read Fracture as well. Fracture looks so good.

Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog

TheJay2xA said...

Awesome pick! I'm definitely adding this one on my list.

See my WoW picks here

Jay @ We Fancy Books

Shellie said...

OoOo The Storyteller sounds really good I'll be adding that one, thanks for stopping by the blog!

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