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Waiting on Wednesday: Fallen Angel by Heather Terrell

August 4th, 2010 Angela Posted in Waiting on Wednesday 2 Comments »

Waiting on Wednesday was started by Jill over at Breaking the Spine.

Fallen Angel by Heather Terrell is scheduled to be released on December 28, 2010.  This is the first book in a dark and gothic series in which a young girl is embroiled in a deadly game of blood lust and biblical myth.  I think this is a great cover.  I’m definitely going to add this to my reading list.  I’m interested in seeing what the author does with the angel mythology.

Synopsis (Product Description):

The first book in a dark, edgy new angel series about a girl who finds herself forced to choose sides in the battle between fallen angels, even if that means going against the boy she loves.

When Ellie Faneuil first sees Michael Chase she feels an instantaneous connection. But she does not realize how much they have in common, including the ability fly and to see what others are thinking – not to mention a taste for blood. Reveling in their new powers and their growing feelings for each other, Ellie and Michael are determined to uncover what they are, and how they got this way.. together.

But the truth has repercussions neither could have imagined. Soon they find themselves center stage in an ancient conflict between fallen angels that threatens to destroy everything they love. And it is no longer clear whether Ellie and Michael will choose the same side.

In this electrifying novel Heather Terrell spins a gripping tale of soul-mates, supernatural powers and a truth that will change Ellie and Michael‘s world forever.


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Waiting on Wednesday: Nightshade by Michelle Rowen

July 28th, 2010 Angela Posted in Waiting on Wednesday 8 Comments »

Waiting on Wednesday was started by Jill over at Breaking the Spine.

Nightshade by Michelle Rowen is scheduled to be released on February 1, 2011.  This is the first book in her new urban fantasy Jillian Conrad series.  I really like the cover and the book synopsis has me intrigued.  I’m definitely going to add this to my reading list.

Synopsis (Product Description):

Jillian Conrad never believed in vampires. But she’s just become a living, breathing weapon against them. Attacked by a desperate scientist, she is injected with a serum that was supposed to act as a deadly poison to vampires. And when the scientist is gunned down in front of her, his secrets die with him.

Declan Reyes was only half-vampire, but he hates them with all his heart. He knows that the poison in Jillian’s veins could finally destroy the undead kingdom. Also, the serum has had an unintended effect, making her blood irresistible to all vampires—including Declan, whose bloodthirsty traits are driven into a frenzy by her.

Driven by duty to protect her and by instinct to crave her, Declan takes Jillian into his shadowy world of blood and battle. But he soon realizes his increasing need for her may be a different kind of hunger…


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Waiting on Wednesday: Blood & Flowers by Penny Blubaugh

July 14th, 2010 Angela Posted in Waiting on Wednesday 4 Comments »

Waiting on Wednesday was started by Jill over at Breaking the Spine.

Blood & Flowers by Penny Blubaugh is scheduled to be released on March 1, 2011.  This cover is simply stunning.  I really love it and this book sounds AMAZING!  I’m definitely going to add this to my reading list.

Synopsis (Product Description):

Three years ago, Persia ran away from her drug-addict parents and found a home with the Outlaws, an underground theater troupe. With time, this motley band of mortals and fey, puppeteers and actors, becomes the loving family Persia never had, and soon Persia not only discovers a passion for theater but also falls in love with one of the other Outlaws. Life could not be more perfect.

Until an enemy makes an unfair accusation against the group and forces them to flee their world and hide in the neighboring realm of Faerie. But in Faerie, all is not flowers and rainbows. With bloodthirsty trolls, a hostile monarchy, and a dangerous code of magic, the fey world is far from the safe haven the Outlaws had hoped for….

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Waiting on Wednesday: Shadow Walker by L.A. Banks

July 7th, 2010 Angela Posted in Waiting on Wednesday 5 Comments »

Waiting on Wednesday was started by Jill over at Breaking the Spine.

Shadow Walker is the first book in a new young adult series by L.A. Banks.  The book is scheduled to be released in November 2010.  I really like this cover and the series sounds promising.

Synopsis (Product Description):

Set in a post-apocalyptic world following the Armageddon, in Shadow Walker, the teenage children of the world’s Guardians of the Light must learn to hone their extra-sensory talents to one day join in the battle with their parents.

While they are secreted away in the Temt Tchaas Academy, (aka Neteru Academy), these students must learn to fight evil as well as learn to resist the temptation of fighting with each other. Although these young people have super powers, they still struggle with the same dramas and insecurities like any other high school student – and just because their parents may be superhuman doesn’t mean their parents are perfect. Far from it. That only makes life more confusing, as peer pressure, budding romances, decisions about whether or not to snitch, or whether or not to use one’s supernatural gifts for personal gain must be sorted out.

In this coming of age story, Sarah Rivera and her twin brother, Alejandro, must figure out when to use their wings or fangs, how to get along with their compound siblings, how to fit in with others in a huge new school, and perhaps most importantly, how to pick their battles to always fight for what is right.


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Waiting on Wednesday: Angelfire by Courtney Allison Moulton

June 30th, 2010 Angela Posted in Waiting on Wednesday 3 Comments »

Waiting on Wednesday was started by Jill over at Breaking the Spine.

Angelfire is the first book in Courtney Allison Moulton’s Angelfire series. The book is scheduled to be released on February 15, 2011.  Angelfire will be followed by Wings of the Wicked in 2012 and Hymn to the Fallen in 2013.  I’m really looking forward to reading this debut book.  I think the cover is great.

Synopsis (Product Description):

When seventeen-year-old Ellie starts seeing reapers–monstrous creatures who devour humans and send their souls to Hell–she finds herself on the front lines of a supernatural war between Seraphim and the Fallen and faced with the possible destruction of her soul.

A mysterious boy named Will reveals she is the reincarnation of an ancient warrior, the only one capable of fighting the reapers, and he is an immortal sworn to protect her in battle. Now that Ellie’s powers have been awakened, a powerful reaper called Bastian has come forward to challenge her. He has employed a fierce assassin to eliminate her–an assassin who has already killed her once.

While balancing her dwindling social life and reaper-hunting extracurriculars, she and Will discover Bastian is searching for a dormant creature believed to be a true soul reaper. Bastian plans to use this weapon to destroy Ellie’s soul forever, ending her rebirth cycle. Now, she must face an army of Bastian’s most frightening reapers, prevent the soul reaper from consuming her soul, and uncover the secrets of her past lives–including truths that may be too frightening to remember.


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