Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (7) and W.W.W. Wednesday (6)


Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly post by Jill at Breaking the Spine to spotlight upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week is my seventh time involved in this meme, and I chose the novel The Selection by Kiera Cass. I marked this novel on my to-read list a few months ago, and have seen it pop up quite frequently on my Goodreads emails and in blog posts. I decided that I'd finally feature it here on the blog.

The Selection comes out on April 24,2012...I don't know if I can wait that long.

And now here's the synopsis from Goodreads:

For thirty-five girls, the Selection is the chance of a lifetime. The opportunity to escape the life laid out for them since birth. To be swept up in a world of glittering gowns and priceless jewels. To live in the palace and compete for the heart of the gorgeous Prince Maxon.

But for America Singer, being Selected is a nightmare. It means turning her back on her secret love with Aspen, who is a caste below her. Leaving her home to enter a fierce competition for a crown she doesn't want. Living in a palace that is constantly threatened by violent rebel attacks.

Then America meets Prince Maxon. Gradually, she starts to question all the plans she's made for herself- and realizes that the life she's always dreamed of may not compare to a future she never imagined.


This sounds so incredibly good that I know I'm just going to have to break down and buy this in hardback. I usually try to wait until books get to the library so I can read them before deciding if I want to buy them or wait until they reach paperback. None of those options are going to work for this novel. I'm going to have to buy it the day its released.
What book are you guys anxiously awaiting for? Anybody else dying for this book to come out? (I know a ton of you are) As always feel free to leave your Waiting on Wednesday link below.

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And now here's my W.W.W. Wednesday post. This meme is hosted by MizB of Should be Reading.

To play along, just answer the following three (3) questions…
• What are you currently reading?
• What did you recently finish reading?
• What do you think you’ll read next?

What am I currently reading?

I am currently reading The City of Bones by Cassandra Clare. Yes, I know I haven't read these before. That really is sad, but I'm reading it now. That's got to count for something. I've heard great things about this author and this series and so I'm pretty excited about this.

I have really really high hopes for this novel and so I hope I like it. I put this on hold at the library and it's finally mine. Yes!


What did I recently finish reading?

I just finished reading Heir to Power by Michele Poague. This is a really long book, but I really loved the characters. It started out fairly slow, but it caught my interest soon enough. To see my official review click here.

I've also been rereading the Heroes of Quantico series by Irene Hannon, because I love her novels. I've only read them three times each now. That's totally respectable compared to how many times I've read Harry Potter.


What do I think I'll read next?

This is a really good question, because after I survive finals I'm heading back home and so I'm hitting the library in my hometown and hopefully get at least twenty novels to review plus I have a good ten novels or so left to review and am hoping to get all of them reviewed over the break...so yeah I'm going to be reading a lot as soon I survive getting to the 15th.

But I think I'm going to read Betrayals in the Strange Angels series by Lily St. Crow. I started reading this series forever ago and I really want to finish it. So I'm going to be rereading Strange Angels to refresh my memory and then jump into Betrayals. This is paranormal romance and so yeah sounds intriguing. I remember enjoying reading Strange Angels. It wasn't my favorite, but I've heard good things about it, so definitely excited to get caught up on this series.  Plus, I might be totally off, but this looks like it's going to have its fair share of suspense and I love suspense.

What are you currently reading? Please feel free to leave your link in the comments.

Love,
Danica Page

28 comments:

  1. Thanks for stopping by.

    The Selection sounds like a wonderful book. I'll have to put that one on my Amazon wishlist!

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  2. @Elizabeth,

    You are most welcome...and as for The Selection I also need to put on my Amazon wishlist. Maybe I can convince people to give me giftcards for Christmas to Amazon and Barnes and Noble. :)

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  3. spBetrayals looks good :)

    Here's mine:
    http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2011/12/www-wednesdays-and-giveaway.html

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  4. The cover from The Selection is amazing! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  5. The Selection looks like an awesome book!! I love The Mortal Instruments series. One of my favorite series!! Thanks for stopping by.

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  6. That is a gorgeous cover. Seems like an interesting book, too :D
    Thank you for commenting on mine. <3 And yes! You must read Anna :D So so amazing.
    Love, Carina

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  7. The Selection is one of the books that I´m planning to read in 2012.
    Love the cover!
    The mortal instruments is one of my favorites.
    My WOW

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  8. @Librarysnake, thanks for stopping by and for leaving your link. I'm excited for Betrayals to say the least.

    @Giselle, thanks I think it is gorgeous too.

    @giddusadik, you are most welcome and yes I love the cover too.

    @Amy, you are most welcome and yes I've heard awesome things about this series. I'm glad you liked them.

    @Carina, you are most welcome and yes I really do need to read Anna. That's the consense anyway.

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  9. Don't feel bad, I just read the Mortal Instruments series about.. 3 months ago? IDK why I waited so long. I kept hearing great things, so I finally got around to it and I liked the series a bunch!

    I've been wanting to try out the Strange Angels series for like.. ever. Buuut it's one of the series that keeps getting pushed back further and further on my TBR list. Sigh.

    :) Thank you for coming by my blog. I'm following you now. Great blog!

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  10. I loved the Heroes of Quantico series by Irene Hannon!! New follower.

    http://christianbookshelfreviews.blogspot.com/2011/12/waiting-on-wednesday-relentless-pursuit.html

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  11. I love the cover! Great Post, and a good choice. :)

    Alexandra~

    Enter my giveaway for a chance to win "Swirls", the first book in a new YA series: http://wordsoftheworlds.blogspot.com/2011/12/outsiders-giveaway-special-guest-post.html

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  12. Thank you for stopping by. Looks like you are reading some very interesting books

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  13. Ahhhh The cover is gorgeous! I can't wait for this one too. Awesome pick.

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  14. @Adriana, thanks for stopping by and leaving a link.

    @Bookish Sarah, thanks that does make me feel better. I have really high hopes that I'll like this series, so hopefully I do. And thanks for the follow, that just made my day.

    @Melanie, I'm so glad you liked that series too. Did you like the Fatal Judgement and Deadly Pursuit novels too?

    @Alexandar Lanc, thanks for your comments.

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  15. @Melissa, thanks for stopping by and commenting.

    @Sagacity Quest, I know the cover is aboslutely incredible. Thanks for commenting.

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  16. Oooooh, I can't wait for The Selection either :D I'm really excited for it!

    As for The City of Bones, I just started reading it last month or so :P So, don't worry, you're not the only one. I hope you enjoy it!

    AND, thank you for stopping by my blog :)

    Demi @ Breaking Bookshelves

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  17. That cover is stunning. Seriously I know it's bad, but I would pick up a book just because of the cover. It's the colour I tell ya! Besides that, I definitely want to read that. It sounds so good.

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  18. KYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA The Selection OMG!!! I cant wait to read this book!!! the premise is sooo drool-worthy! a Prince and stuff! kyaaaaaaaaa! great pick!!! muah!!!
    thnx for stopping by ^^

    Dazzling Reads

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  19. I love the cover! I am crazy about fabulous dresses like this one. I added it to-read. Thanks for visiting. I'm following! Also glad to know you have similar choices in boys! :-) Most don't like the ones I go for. I'm usually all about boy #2.

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  20. I haven't started any of Mortal Instruments series myself. Hope to hear your thoughts about the book soon. By the way, thanks for stopping by!

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  21. Thanks for stopping by my WWW yesterday! I love the Immortal Instruments series, although I need to read book 4 still, maybe I can get to it over christmas break, we'll see I guess.. anyhow, happy reading! Book Savvy Babe

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  22. I'm really looking forward to The Selection too! Thanks for stopping by!

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  23. @Demijel, you are most welcome. And I'm glad that you are also reading The City of Bones right now. That doesn't make me feel as bad.

    @Giselle, that's not bad. The cover is why I read the synopsis and yes it is the color. :)

    @Natlia, you are most welcome. And you reaction fits my reaction almost head-on.

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  24. @Jennifer, great beautiful dresses are always a plus if you ask me. I'm glad that we have the same choice of boy. I just go for the bad-boy that you're not supposed to like...probably not the best, but oh well. And thanks for the follow.

    @Mermer, I'm picking The City of Bones book up today, so I also hope that you'll be hearing my thoughts on it soon...that is if I survive ginals.

    @BookSavyBabe, you are most welcome! And thanks for stopping by.

    @Arianna, thanks for stoppping by and commenting.

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  25. The Selection sounds very good! I like the cover a lot! Great choice! Thank you for sharing it!

    Thank you for stopping by and commenting on my blog!

    Sam
    Books For All Seasons

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  26. The Selection looks amazing!

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  27. Samual, thanks for stopping by and commenting.

    Romi, I agree. Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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