Saturday, November 6, 2010

On My Wishlist (1)



On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. Since my boyfriend (who is also a book nerd & blogger) told me to try out some memes on my blog this week, I decided to pick out 4 that looked cool, and this one seems to be one of the best I've seen. I'll just have problems only picking a few books I'm dying to get.
Breathless by Jessica Warman
Pub. Date: August 2010
Summary: When Katie Kitrell is shipped off to boarding school, it doesn't take her long to become part of the It Crowd. She's smart, she's cute, and she's a swimming prodigy. What her new friends, roommate, and boyfriend don't know is that Katie has kept a secret about her past—that her schizophrenic older brother, Will, is quickly descending deeper into insanity. As her lie constantly threatens to reveal itself, it's all Katie can do to keep her head above water.
Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
Pub. Date: October 2010
Summary: The year is 1929. New York is ruled by the Bright Young Things: flappers and socialites seeking thrills and chasing dreams in the anything-goes era of the Roaring Twenties.

Letty Larkspur and Cordelia Grey escaped their small Midwestern town for New York's glittering metropolis. All Letty wants is to see her name in lights, but she quickly discovers Manhattan is filled with pretty girls who will do anything to be a star. . . .
Cordelia is searching for the father she's never known, a man as infamous for his wild parties as he is for his shadowy schemes. Overnight, she enters a world more thrilling and glamorous than she ever could have imagined—and more dangerous. It's a life anyone would kill for . . . and someone will.
The only person Cordelia can trust is Astrid Donal, a flapper who seems to have it all: money, looks, and the love of Cordelia's brother, Charlie. But Astrid's perfect veneer hides a score of family secrets.
Across the vast lawns of Long Island, in the illicit speakeasies of Manhattan, and on the blindingly lit stages of Broadway, the three girls' fortunes will rise and fall—together and apart. From the New York Times bestselling author of The Luxecomes an epic new series set in the dizzying last summer of the Jazz Age.
A Prince Among Killers: Oathbreaker Part 2 by S.R. Vaught
Pub. Date: November 2009
Summary: The second half of the Oathbreaker story opens at the assassins’ stronghold, Triune, as Aron and his sworn comrades try to find peace in a world on the brink of war. Dari and Stormbreaker grow closer as they search for Dari’s missing twin; Nic and his captors find it harder to conceal their secrets; and Aron must decide whether the bond he keeps to his family will prove stronger than the oaths he has sworn to his closest friends.
Vaught and Redmond have created a heart-wrenching tale exploring the many kinds of love and war in an amazing world of two moons, shapeshifters, and humans with powers beyond reckoning.
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Pub. Date: August 2007
Summary: St. Vladimir's Academy isn't just any boarding school—it's a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They've been on the run, but now they're being dragged back to St. Vladimir's—the very place where they're most in danger. . . .
Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy's ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi—the world's fiercest and most dangerous vampires—make Lissa one of them forever.

2 comments:

Bella said...

I love Richelle Mead's VA series! And I've been wanting Godberson's Bright Young Things too. But I hadn't yet heard of your first pick till now; it sounds great! Definitely looking forward to reading Breathless now.

Caroline, the Bookworm said...

Yeah, after all my friends bugged me about it, I decided I'd give the VA series a try. Can't wait to actually get it.

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