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Saturday, May 7, 2011

On My Wishlist May 7, 2011

Dancia Lewis is far from popular. And that's not just because of her average grades or her less-than-glamorous wardrobe. In fact, Dancia's mediocrity is a welcome cover for her secret: whenever she sees a person threatening someone she cares about, things just...happen. Cars skid. Structures collapse. Usually someone gets hurt. So Dancia does everything possible to avoid getting close to anyone, belieiving this way she can supress her powers and keep them hidden.

But when recruiters from the prestigious Delcroix Academy show up in her living room to offer her a full scholarship, Dancia's days of living under the radar may be over. Only, Delcroix is a school for diplomats' kids and child geniuses--not B students with uncontrollable telekinetic tendencies. So why are they treating Dancia like she's special? Even the hottest guy on campus seems to be going out of his way to make Dancia feel welcome.

And then there's her mysterious new friend Jack, who can't stay out of trouble. He suspects something dangerous is going on at the Academy and wants Dancia to help him figure out what. But Dancia isn't convinced. She hopes that maybe the recruiters know more about her "gift" than they're letting on. Maybe they can help her understand how to use it...But not even Dancia could have imagined what awaits her behind the gates of Delcroix Academy.

The thrilling conclusion to #1 bestselling Shiver trilogy from Maggie Stievater
In Maggie Stiefvater's SHIVER, Grace and Sam found each other. In LINGER, they fought to be together. Now, in FOREVER, the stakes are even higher than before. Wolves are being hunted. Lives are being threatened. And love is harder and harder to hold on to as death comes closing in.
This thrilling sequel to the much-talked-about Nightshade begins just where it ended–Calla Tor wakes up in the lair of the Searchers, her sworn enemy, and she's certain her days are numbered. But then the Searchers make her an offer–one that gives her the chance to destroy her former masters and save the pack–and the man–she left behind. Is Ren worth the price of her freedom? And will Shay stand by her side no matter what? Now in control of her own destiny, Calla must decide which battles are worth fighting and how many trials true love can endure and still survive.

Her heart is going, going, gone…

As a tribute to her late father, a legendary sports journalist, Tuesday Jones is planning a cancer benefit, with racing memorabilia and a drivers’ meet and greet being auctioned off. Donating a vintage stock car is ex-racing star Diesel Lange. When Tuesday looks into his piercing blue eyes, she feels like it would be so easy to lose herself—but can she trust him with her fragile heart?

…and he’s about to make the greatest bid of his life.

Diesel Lange has had his own brush with death. After his accident, he knows he’s lucky to be alive, and he’s determined not to waste another minute of his life. Even though he’s retired, he still loves a thrill—and no one has set his heart racing like Tuesday Jones. He wants nothing more than to shift their romance into high gear, but he knows her heart is still aching with grief. Can Diesel do the one thing he could never do on the track—take it slow?

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where I list all the books I desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. It's also an event that you can join in with too - Mr Linky is always at the ready for you to link your own 'On My Wishlist' post. If you want to know more click here.


Alyssa said...

I can't wait for Forever either. I want to see how everything turns out.

I haven't read Nightshade yet, but I've been meaning to. Wish there were more hours in the day.

I know! I love the BDB too! I need to read Lover Avenged soon. It's been too long since I've had a good dose of those boys.

Thanks for the comment!

Mel said...

Fab books there - I haven't started reading Shiver or Nightshade yet but I hope to do so soon! :)

My keeper shelf said...

Love the Slow Ride cover!

New follower.

My keeper shelf

Anne said...

I am eagerly waiting for Forever to come out too. Love the series and can't wait to see how it ends.

Jules (The Great, The Good and The Bad) said...

Great choices!

I haven't heard of all of these before but I want to add each and everyone to my wishlist :D

I'm a new follower!! :)


Kristyn said...

The Candidates looks particularly good, think I'll have to add it to my growing list of must haves for the summer!

New follower here! Thanks for stopping by this morning and saying hello.

April said...

I love the look of all these book great picks!!!!

here's my On My Wishlist:

Juju at Tales of said...

I have a signed hardcover copy of the Candidates. Wanna trade? I'm looking for adult contemp/chick lit. :)

pussreboots said...

I got a little carried away with requesting books from the library. Usually the books trickle in but the library couriers were super efficient and now I'm buried under books. Come see which book I'm featuring this week.

Melissa (Books and Things) said...

Yes please! I'll take all of those. You can just add them to my list. ;D

Anonymous said...

Totally want to read Wolfsbane. I hope I get them soon too! Hopefully on friday I can buy a few that I really want!

Yas said...

i haven't read the candidates yet, but the cover is just so gorgeous that i am tempted to buy it! i've read nightshade the other month and it was just amazing! i also couldn't wait to get my hands on wolfbane... but i like the original cover instead of this. thanks for visiting!

After_Dark said...

I am actually wanting Wolfbane myself...great list hope you get them soon,,,thanks for sharing..
you can check out my list here