Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Dusty Reads (#7)


Dusty Reads is a weekly meme, hosted by Xpresso Reads featuring a book that has been sitting unread on our shelves for some time. To participate and more information, click here.
Jess's Dusty Read

The Replacement
by Brenna Yovanoff



Though he lives in the small town of Gentry, Mackie comes from a world of tunnels and black, murky water, a world of living dead girls ruled by a little tattoed princess. He is a replacement - left in the crib of a human baby sixteen years ago when it was stolen away by the fey. Now, because of fatal allergies to iron, blood and consecrated ground, Mackie is slowly dying in the human world. Mackie would give anything just to be normal, to live quietly amongst humans, practice his bass guitar and spend time with his crush, Tate. But when Tate's baby sister goes missing, Mackie is drawn irrevocably into the underworld of Gentry, known as Mayhem, where he must face down the dark creatures and find his rightful place - in our world, or theirs.

Jess's thoughts: I've had this on my shelf for so long. I bought it over a year ago and I still haven't picked it up. I was mostly attracted to the cover and I love anything Fae. I'll get to it one day. Hopefully.

Donna's Dusty Read

Overprotected 
by Jennifer Laurens


Ashlyn:A lonely society princess living in New York City.

Daddy hired you to be my bodyguard.

Colin: Childhood enemy, now her protector.

Daddy thought I’d be safe. He thought I’d never fall in love. He thought he could keep me forever.

Charles: obsessed with keeping her safe, keeping her his, he hires the one person he knows she could never fall in love with: Colin.

Daddy was wrong.

Donna's thoughts: Ever since I read Jennifer's 'Nailed' I've been dying to read this but I just haven't had time. I've heard so many great things about it too so I MUST try and read this book, this year. 

So that's our Dusty Read's for this week! Don't forget to leave us your thoughts below. 

Happy Reading!

7 comments:

Starr K said...

Jess thought you should know that your good reads link goes to shiver.

Book Passion for Life said...

Thanks for letting me know hun! I've changed it now :)

~Jess

Giselle said...

The Replacement was (still is) one of my Dusty Reads a few weeks ago.My cover is different though. It sounds really good but I've heard pretty "meh" things about it. Overprotected sounds interesting!!I love books in NYC since I visited last year.

Sam said...

I still need to read a Brenna Yovanoff book soon too. :) Everyone seems to love them! The Replacemnt is the first one I'd like to try. :)

Krista said...

I actually put Overprotected on my TBR because I thought it looked good. I've never heard of the Replacement. Great picks!

Krista - Nawanda Files

Carina said...

The Replacement has been on my to-read list for a long while, but I always stopped myself from buying it, because I've heard many mixed things about it. I hope you'll get to it sometime soon, Jess, because I'm definitely looking forward to hear your opinion.

Aaaah, I have Overprotected on my Kindle (it was free on Amazon a while ago, I think) and can't wait to start it. I loooved Jennifer's Heavenly (and I soo need to continue reading that series as well) and can't wait to read more of her books. :) I hope that we'll get to it soon, hun! :D

Carina

Alba said...

I've read both books but I have to tell you...
OMG! WHY HAVEN'T YOU READ THE REPLACEMENT????????
I LOVED that book!! I really enjoyed Overprotected too but I was expecting a little bit more from it...but pretty please read The Replacement!