Wednesday, 25 July 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (#22)

"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
Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #2)
by Laini Taylor
Release date: November 6th, 2012
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In this stunning sequel to the highly acclaimed "Daughter of Smoke and Bone," Karou must come to terms with who and what she is, and how far she'll go to avenge her people. Filled with heartbreak and beauty, mysteries and secrets, new characters and old favorites, Days of Blood and Starlight brings the richness, colour and intensity of the first book to a brand new canvas.

Jess's Thoughts: OMG! I cannot WAIT for this book. I absolutely LOVED the first, it completely blew me away and surprised me so much at every turn. I am so excited about this book. And I am in LOVE with this cover, it's absolutely stunning and I really can't wait to have it on my shelf. Eeeeeeeeeeeep! 

Donna's WoW
Black City (A Black City novel, Book #1) Black City
by Elizabeth Richards
Release date: November 13th, 2012
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A dark and tender post-apocalyptic love story set in the aftermath of a bloody war. In a city where humans and Darklings are now separated by a high wall and tensions between the two races still simmer after a terrible war, sixteen-year-olds Ash Fisher, a half-blood Darkling, and Natalie Buchanan, a human and the daughter of the Emissary, meet and do the unthinkable--they fall in love. Bonded by a mysterious connection that causes Ash's long-dormant heart to beat, Ash and Natalie first deny and then struggle to fight their forbidden feelings for each other, knowing if they're caught, they'll be executed--but their feelings are too strong. When Ash and Natalie then find themselves at the center of a deadly conspiracy that threatens to pull the humans and Darklings back into war, they must make hard choices that could result in both their deaths.
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Donna's thoughts: Wow, I need this book for the cover alone. It's stunning. I've heard so many great things about this book and it's not even released until November. I seriously need to put this on my Christmas wishlist. I just know it will be epic! 
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16 comments:

Carly Chambers said...

Great picks this week ladies, I am waiting on both of these books too. Two stunning covers too, I hope you get these in the near future. :)

Jasprit said...

Fantastic picks ladies, Jess I'm super excited about Days of Blood and Starlight too! I absolutely loved Daughter of Smoke and Bone, so I'm hoping I'll love this one just as much! And Donna thanks for sharing this awesome book! I'd never heard of it before! The cover is gorgeous! I'm glad we don't have to wait too long for these books! :)

Rebecca (Kindle Fever) said...

I can't wait for Black City either! It was my runner up this week, actually. ;) It sounds so fantastic! Great choice.

I love both of these covers. :D

Krazzyme said...

I still have to read Daughter of Smoke And Bone (don't hit me!) but I'm waiting for Black City too :)
Krazyyme @ Young Readers  

Beatriz Lins said...

Awesome choices! I can't wait to read these books, either, especially Black City. Daughter of Smoke & Bone was great, but I was a little disappointed by it. Nonetheless, I look forward to reading the sequel, too :D

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slightly_foxed said...

Black City looks soooo good! Isn't That the US cover for Days of Blood and Starlight?... I haven't seen the Uk one yet.

BookPforLife said...

Is it? Oh well, I LOVE it! The UK one won't be great, I think I'm going to buy the US cover lol. ~Jess

sarabara081 @ Forever 17 Books said...

Black City was my pick for this week too! I still need to read Daughter of Smoke and Bone but I have heard such amazing things about it so I will be looking forward to reading them back to back. Great picks! :)
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Anna Billings said...

Black City was AMAZINNG!!! I really can't wait to get my hands on a finished copy :D I still haven't read Daughter of Smoke and Bone though... I should get on that haha! Great picks!!









Anna @ Literary Exploration
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slightly_foxed said...

Ooh here is the UK hardcover for Days of Blood and Starlight... it fits the first UK cover nicely :-)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/images/1444722670/ref=dp_image_z_0?ie=UTF8&n=266239&s=books

Sam @ Realm of Fiction said...

I'm excited for both of these, especially Days of Blood & Starlight! I adored the first book and saw the UK cover for the sequel today. I can't wait to read it now! :)

Suzanne @ Paranormal Book Fan said...

I haven't Daughter of Smoke and Bone yet but I hope to at some stage. But I love the cover. And I can't wait for Black City either, another fantastic cover. Great picks girls :)

Leanne said...

Awesome picks, ladies! I've been dying to read Days of Blood and Starlight for ages because I adored Daughter of Smoke and Bone. :) Black City has a gorgeous cover- a shattering rose, unique! The premise is fascinating too. Thanks for sharing!

Liz R said...

I'm waiting on both of these! So excited for Days of Blood and Starlight, especially since the UK cover was released. And I've heard loads of good things about Black City, so can't wait to read that either.  Great picks! :)

Iffath said...

The cover for Days of Blood and Starlight is SO pretty! I still need to read Daughter of Smoke and Bone, haha! Great picks :)

Jennifer Allen said...

Both of these sound so good! I'm waiting on Days of Blood and Starlight to read Daughter of Smoke and Bone, since I've  heard it's so good, and Black City just sounds amazing!