Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (#50)

 
"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. 

Jess's WoW


Antigoddess (Goddess War, #1)
Antigoddess (Goddess War #1)
by Kendare Blake 
Release date: September 10th 2013

The Goddess War begins in Antigoddess, the first installment of the new series by acclaimed author of Anna Dressed in Blood, Kendare Blake.

Old Gods never die…

Or so Athena thought. But then the feathers started sprouting beneath her skin, invading her lungs like a strange cancer, and Hermes showed up with a fever eating away his flesh. So much for living a quiet eternity in perpetual health.

Desperately seeking the cause of their slow, miserable deaths, Athena and Hermes travel the world, gathering allies and discovering enemies both new and old. Their search leads them to Cassandra—an ordinary girl who was once an extraordinary prophetess, protected and loved by a god. 

These days, Cassandra doesn’t involve herself in the business of gods—in fact, she doesn’t even know they exist. But she could be the key in a war that is only just beginning. 

Because Hera, the queen of the gods, has aligned herself with other of the ancient Olympians, who are killing off rivals in an attempt to prolong their own lives. But these anti-gods have become corrupted in their desperation to survive, horrific caricatures of their former glory. Athena will need every advantage she can get, because immortals don’t just flicker out. 

Every one of them dies in their own way. Some choke on feathers. Others become monsters. All of them rage against their last breath.

The Goddess War is about to begin.

Jess's thoughts: I really liked Kendare's first novel Anna Dressed In Blood. I think she's a great author and I am really looking forward to reading this. I like Greek mythology and I love it when authors incorporate it into their love stories. Really excited for this :)

Donna's WoW


Misbehaving (Sea Breeze, #6)
Misbehaving (Sea Breeze #6)
by Abbi Glines 
Release date: December 18th 2013

An unexpected affair leads to mind-blowing harmony in this Sea Breeze novel from New York Times bestselling author Abbi Glines. 

Jason is sick of living in his rock star brother’s shadow. So when he ships off to Sea Breeze, Alabama, he’s looking for a much deserved escape and a chance to blow off some envious steam. 

Falling for the local bad girl was definitely not the plan. But as the new duo enjoys some naughty fun in the Alabama sun, Jason learns that even though Jax is the musician in the family, he’s not the only brother who can rock someone’s world.

Donna's thoughts: Ms Abbi Glines amazes me and here she back again with Misbehaving. I need it! I want it and did I say I need it? I'm so looking forward to seeing what she has in store for us with Jason. And WHO is that girl?
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5 comments:

Natalie Cleary said...

I cant wait for Antigoddess either. Its high on my wishlist.

Jasprit said...

Some brilliant picks ladies, I still have to read a book by Abbi Glines or Kendare Blake, but these sound fantastic! :)

Erin W. said...

Great picks! Looking forward to Antigoddess too.

El said...

Antigoddess sounds amazing, can't wait to read it!

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Carmen B. said...

I can't wait for Antigoddess! Kendare Blake's writing is amazing :) I need ot re-read Anna Dressed in Blood soon!

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