Wednesday, 23 July 2014

{Feature} Waiting on Wednesday (#84)

 
"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
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Upside Down
by Lia Riley
Release Date: August 5th, 2014

Book #1 in the OFF THE MAP series
New Adult Contemporary Romance

If You Never Get Lost, You’ll Never Be Found

Twenty-one-year-old Natalia Stolfi is saying good-bye to the past-and turning her life upside down with a trip to the land down under. For the next six months, she'll act like a carefree exchange student, not a girl sinking under the weight of painful memories. Everything is going according to plan until she meets a brooding surfer with hypnotic green eyes and the troubling ability to see straight through her act.

Bran Lockhart is having the worst year on record. After the girl of his dreams turned into a nightmare, he moved back home to Melbourne to piece his life together. Yet no amount of disappointment could blind him to the pretty California girl who gets past all his defenses. He's never wanted anyone the way he wants Talia. But when Bran gets a stark reminder of why he stopped believing in love, he and Talia must decide if what they have is once in a lifetime . . . or if they were meant to live a world apart.

Jess's thoughts:

I found this whilst trolling through netgalley. I like the concept, and I look forward to reading it 1)if  netgalley accepts my request. 2) if they don't, I look forward to it's release. I'm hoping it's as beautiful as it's cover.

Donna's WoW
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Ignite (Defy #2)
by Sara B. Larson
Release Date: January 6th 2015 

Murder, abductions, and forbidden romance abound in this thrilling sequel to Sara B. Larson's acclaimed YA debut, DEFY.

Alexa remains by the newly crowned King Damian’s side as his guard, ever committed to helping him rebuild Antion and reclaim the hope of Antion's people, despite continuing to harbor a secret love for him. However, when another threat to Damian and his kingdom emerges, and blame is cast on their newly forged allies from Blevon, Alexa knows things are not what they seem. With the fate of her nation hanging in the balance once again, will Alexa be able to protect her king and uncover the true enemy -- before it's too late?
Donna's thoughts: 
 I'm so excited for this book! I loved Defy and I just can't wait for more, and the cover is lovely too! 

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5 comments:

Shubba said...

Great picks ladies. I really need to get the first Defy book. I'm so behind!!!


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Yvonne ShadowRealm said...

I like the sound of Upside Down. Good pick!
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Keeley Reads said...

Upside Down sounds great, I really love the cover :) Great pick!

Ya-Aholic Reviews said...

Ahh LOVE the cover for Ignite!!!! I liked Defy, but not sure if I'll give Ignite a shot, I'll wait to hear what you think of it (: Great choices ladies!! (:

Natalie Cleary said...

I can not wait for Ignite!!!! Love that the covers match :) Great picks!