Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday: City of Fallen Angels & Betrayal

Waiting on Wednesday is a Weekly Meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine

 

Book: City of Fallen Angels (Mortal Instruments #4) by Cassandra Clare
Release Date: April 5th, 2011
Genre: Young Adult / Fantasy
Description from Goodreads: City of Fallen Angels is the fourth book in the bestselling series The Mortal Instruments.

“Love, blood, betrayal and revenge — the stakes are higher than ever in City of Fallen Angels. Simon Lewis is having some trouble adjusting to his new life as a vampire, especially now that he hardly sees his best friend Clary, who is caught up in training to be a Shadowhunter—and spending time with her new boyfriend Jace. Not to mention that Simon doesn’t quite know how to handle the pressure of not-quite-dating two girls at once. What’s a daylight-loving vampire to do? Simon decides he needs a break and heads out of the city—only to discover that sinister events are following him. Realizing that the war they thought they’d won might not yet be over, Simon has to call on his Shadowhunter friends to save the day — if they can put their own splintering relationships on hold long enough to rise to the challenge.”

Who isn't waiting on this one!? I kind of figured that everyone and their brother who have this as there WOW, since the cover was just released, so I went ahead and picked out another title as well. That way you guys get some variety :)



Book: Betrayal (Haunting Emma #2) - Lee Nichols
Release Date: March 1st, 2011
Genre: Young Adult / Paranormal
Description from Goodreads: Emma Vaile is the most powerful ghostkeeper in centuries. Which is great when she's battling the wraith-master Neos, but terrible when she's flirting with fellow ghostkeeper (and soul mate) Bennett. When ghostkeepers fall in love, the weaker one loses all power, and that's not something Bennett can handle. Heartbroken and alone, Emma tries to lose herself in school with fellow ghostkeeper, Natalie. When a new team of ghostkeepers arrive—one a snarky teen
boy, the other a British scholar—Emma finds solace in training for the battle against Neos. But as the team grows stronger, they are threatened by an unknown force. One they thought was good.
As chilling and page-turning as Deception, this sequel will grab readers and hold them to the last page. No one is safe from suspicion as Emma closes in on the traitor.
I loved the first Haunting Emma book, Deception, so hopefully Betrayal will be just as good. If you haven't checked out this series yet - now is a great time to start!




10 comments:

Nic @ Irresistible Reads said...

I am loving the cover of City of Fallen Angels. Great pick :)

Cynthia said...

Great picks! I'm definitely looking forward to reading City of Fallen Angels and I need to read Deception before Betrayal comes out. =)

Jan von Harz said...

Can't wait for either one of these. Love Clare's writing, and I recently read Deception and am more than ready for more of this story. Great picks!

Anna said...

"Who isn't waiting on this one!?" HAHAHA so true. I'm dying to read it!

Tribute Books Mama said...

The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide
By Stephenie Meyer
Publication date: April 12, 2011

This must-have hardcover edition--the only official guide--is the definitive encyclopedic reference to the Twilight Saga and provides readers with everything they need to further explore the unforgettable world Stephenie Meyer created in Twilight, New Moon, Eclipse, Breaking Dawn, and The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner. This comprehensive handbook—essential for every Twilight Saga fan—is full-color throughout with nearly 100 gorgeous illustrations and photographs and with exclusive new material, character profiles, genealogical charts, maps, extensive cross-references, and much more.

Kari said...

City of Fallen Angels is definitely at the top of my Waiting On list...
Hm, never heard of Betrayal or Deception, so I might have to give those a look!

bibliophile brouhaha said...

I have not read the Mortal Instruments yet, but it looks like I am going to have to! Doesn't that girl on Betrayal cover look like Reese Witherspoon from Fear?

-Linds, bibliophile brouhaha

TheBookishSnob said...

I can't wait for City Of Fallen Angels either. Great choices! You can find my WOW here

Lori said...

Seems to be popular choices. I hope when you get your books, you enjoy them. Wanna see what I am Waiting On Wednesday for?

Barb said...

What outstanding covers! Very popular today. Drop by my blog and see what I chose.

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