Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Waiting On...Wednesday Week 3

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, which spotlight upcoming releases that we are breathlessly awaiting. Visit Breaking the Spinee to see more entries and to share your own. :)

TimelessBy Gail Carriger
Pages 384
Release Date March 1st, 2012
Publisher Orbit Books

Product description via Goodreads.com

Alexia Tarabotti, Lady Maccon, has settled into domestic bliss. Of course, being Alexia, such bliss involves integrating werewolves into London High society, living in a vampire's second best closet, and coping with a precocious toddler who is prone to turning supernatural willy-nilly. Even Ivy Tunstell's acting troupe's latest play, disastrous to say the least, can not put a dampener on Alexia's enjoyment of her new London lifestyle.

Until, that is, she receives a summons from Alexandria that cannot be ignored. With husband, child, and Tunstells in tow, Alexia boards a steamer to cross the Mediterranean. But Egypt may hold more mysteries than even the indomitable Lady Maccon can handle. What does the vampire Queen of the Alexandria Hive really want from her? Why is the God-Breaker Plague suddenly expanding? And how has Ivy Tunstell suddenly become the most popular actress in all the British Empire?

Glow (Sky Chasers)
By Amy Kathleen Ryan
Pages 320
Release Date September 13
Publisher St Martin's Griffin

What if you were bound for a new world, about to pledge your life to someone you'd been promised to since birth, and one unexpected violent attack made survival—not love—the issue?

Out in the murky nebula lurks an unseen enemy: the New Horizon. On its way to populate a distant planet in the wake of Earth's collapse, the ship's crew has been unable to conceive a generation to continue its mission. They need young girls desperately, or their zealous leader's efforts will fail. Onboard their sister ship, the Empyrean, the unsuspecting families don't know an attack is being mounted that could claim the most important among them...

Fifteen-year-old Waverly is part of the first generation to be successfully conceived in deep space; she was born on the Empyrean, and the large farming vessel is all she knows. Her concerns are those of any teenager—until Kieran Alden proposes to her. The handsome captain-to-be has everything Waverly could ever want in a husband, and with the pressure to start having children, everyone is sure he's the best choice. Except for Waverly, who wants more from life than marriage—and is secretly intrigued by the shy, darkly brilliant Seth.

But when the Empyrean faces sudden attack by their assumed allies, they quickly find out that the enemies aren't all from the outside


Gail Carriger's amazingly, witty and charming series, The Parasol Protectorate has proved to be a wonderful edition to my favorites shelf.  Heartleess, was by far my favorite book of the saga and I really believe that all bets are off in Timeless. It's going to be hilarious, outrageous and wildly fully of ear-muffs, parasols and hopefully more code names. :)

Glow sounds fabulous and intense. If they are comparing it to you the Hunger Games, I am most definitely intrigued... and check out that cover, wowzer. So pretty. At least this book is due out next month, unlike Heartless, is another 7 months away. ahh...

What are you waiting on?


Peggy said...

I have downloaded the first 3 of The Parasol series, but haven't had a chance to read them yet. I can't wait to have time to read them.

My WoW: Pawing Through Books

Christy @TheReaderBee said...

Awesome picks! I've really wanting to read both of these!

Lacey said...

Peggy, you are going to love the Parasol books.

Thanks for stopping by Christy and Peggy


Hafsah @ IceyBooks said...

I have an ARC of Glow and I can't wait to get to it. It looks so good and sounds totally awesome. Great picks :D

Stop by my WoW

chelleyreads said...

glow has an amazing cover. and the parasol series i've been thinking of picking up. awesome picks :)

Stop by our WoW.


Lacey said...

Chelley, do it. Read those books. It you like clever words, propers manners and hunky werewolves, I think you'll enjoy the. Thank you for stopping by.


Sash and Em said...

We picked up an ARC of Glow at ALA!

Check out Em's WoW!

Also check out the GREAT Giveaways we have going on!

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