Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Breaking the Spine to highlight upcoming releases we're anxiously awaiting! This week I am waiting on....

For Darkness Shows the Stars
Generations ago, a genetic experiment gone wrong—the Reduction—decimated humanity, giving rise to a Luddite nobility who outlawed most technology.

Elliot North has always known her place in this world. Four years ago Elliot refused to run away with her childhood sweetheart, the servant Kai, choosing duty to her family’s estate over love. Since then the world has changed: a new class of Post-Reductionists is jumpstarting the wheel of progress, and Elliot’s estate is foundering, forcing her to rent land to the mysterious Cloud Fleet, a group of shipbuilders that includes renowned explorer Captain Malakai Wentforth—an almost unrecognizable Kai. And while Elliot wonders if this could be their second chance, Kai seems determined to show Elliot exactly what she gave up when she let him go.

But Elliot soon discovers her old friend carries a secret—one that could change their society . . . or bring it to its knees. And again, she’s faced with a choice: cling to what she’s been raised to believe, or cast her lot with the only boy she’s ever loved, even if she’s lost him forever.

Inspired by Jane Austen’s PersuasionFor Darkness Shows the Stars is a breathtaking romance about opening your mind to the future and your heart to the one person you know can break it.
Expected publication: June 12th 2012 by Balzer + Bray 

The Last Guardian (Artemis Fowl #8)
by Eoin Colfer
Seemingly nothing in this world daunts the young criminal mastermind Artemis Fowl. In the fairy world, however, there is a small thing that has gotten under his skin on more than one occasion: Opal Koboi. In The Last Guardian, the evil pixie is wreaking havoc yet again. This time his arch rival has somehow reanimated dead fairy warriors who were buried in the grounds of Fowl Manor. Their spirits have possessed Artemis’s little brothers, making his siblings even more annoying than usual. The warriors don’t seem to realize that the battle they were fighting when they died—a battle against Artemis—is long over. Artemis has until sunrise to get the spirits to vacate his brothers and go back into the earth where they belong. Can he count on a certain LEPrecon fairy to join him in what could well be his last stand?

New York Times best-selling author and comic genius Eoin Colfer will leave Artemis Fowl fans gasping up to the very end of this thrilling finale to the blockbuster series.
Expected publication: July 10th 2012 by Hyperion Book CH

I LOVE THIS SERIES! This is supposed to be the LAST book! I cannot believe I'm going to say bye to Artemis..I've been reading about him since before middle school!!



  1. Both of these look awesome. For Darkness is definitely on my wishlist, too! :D

  2. I've been waiting for For Darkness Shows the Stars too! Sounds awesome and something I would really like! New follower, btw. :))

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  3. I can't wait for For Darkness either :) Such a gorgeous cover! Thanks for sharing!

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  4. These sound intense! Good choices!
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  5. i've been eagerly anticipating for darkness for what feels like forever. super excited for it to be released.

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  6. For Darkness Shows the Stars sounds really great and the cover is gorgeous! Great picks! :)

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  7. You can't go wrong with Artemis Fowl - nice pick!

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  8. Really great picks, I just saw the first one somewhere else. Here is my WoW
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  9. For Darkness Shows the Stars sounds really good I've had my eye on it!!

  10. I love the cover for For Darkness Shows the Stars! Great pick. Thanks for stopping by my WOW at YA Sisterhood!

  11. I'm really looking forward to For Darkness Shows the Stars. Great choice!

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  12. I absolutely cannot wait for For Darkness Shows the Stars. Great pick this week!

  13. Jay @ We Fancy BooksMay 17, 2012 at 12:53 AM

    I totally love the cover of For Darkness Shows the Stars! Hearing mixed reviews but still looking forward on reading it... Artemis Foul... isn't that a great series to get to the 8th book! Awesome picks!

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  14. Yes, yes, yes to Artemis Fowl! Eeeee! One of the best series out there. Great pick! :)

  15. The cover on For Darkness Shows The Stars is so pretty! and I can't wait to read it! Awesome choice. Here's my WoW

    ~Paige @ Comfort Books

  16. For the Darkness Shows the Stars looks REALLY good. But it's a stand-alone... I don't know... I'd prefer a series.


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