Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It lets us all gush about what soon-to-be released books we are jumping-up-and-down excited for.

Lies Beneath
by Anne Greenwood Brown

hitting shelves June 12, 2012 from Delacorte Press

description: Calder White lives in the cold, clear waters of Lake Superior, the only brother in a family of murderous mermaids. To survive, Calder and his sisters prey on humans, killing them to absorb their energy. But this summer the underwater clan targets Jason Hancock out of pure revenge. They blame Hancock for their mother's death and have been waiting a long time for him to return to his family's homestead on the lake. Hancock has a fear of water, so to lure him in, Calder sets out to seduce Hancock's daughter, Lily. Easy enough—especially as Calder has lots of practice using his irresistible good looks and charm on unsuspecting girls. Only this time Calder screws everything up: he falls for Lily—just as Lily starts to suspect that there's more to the monsters-in-the-lake legends than she ever imagined. And just as his sisters are losing patience with him.

My thoughts: This one sounds so good. I love Mermaids, but my favorite depictions of them have always been on the creepy side (think Peter Pan movie remake from 2003). The mermaids in this book sound like they are going to be completely bad-ass. Those mermaid sister's don't sound like anyone I'd want to mess with! Plus I love a good forbidden love :)


by Ali Cross

hitting shelves November 11, 2011

description: Sixteen-year old Desolation Black wants nothing more than to stay in Hell where it’s cold and lonely and totally predictable. Instead, she’s sent back to Earth where she must face the evil she despises and the good she always feared.

When Desi is forced to embrace her inner demon, she assumes her choice has been made—that she has no hope of being anything other than what her father, Lucifer, has created her to be. What she doesn’t count on, is finding a reason to change—something she’s never had before—a friend.

My thoughts: This one sounds awesome, and the few reviews that I've seen so far have been great. Fabulous cover, intriguing dilemma (the devil's daughter want to be a good girl? Can't wait to see how that goes over!)...and strangely enough, one of the things that makes me want to read this is the main character's name: Desolation (aka Desi). How cool is that name? Not that I want to name my next kid that, but as a character's name in a dark story? Very cool.


  1. Never heard of the cover to this though. Thanks for pointing this one out. And Lies Beneath looks really good too. Thanks for stopping by x

  2. Lies Beneath was my pick last week. I love the sound of it.

    My WOW

  3. Great choices this week Becky! I also like creepy, disturbing mermaids (loved the Peter Pan ones lol) and I also like that this is told from a guy's perspective - I can't think of another mermaid book that is and there have been many lately!

    My WoW this week

    Amy @ Turn the Page

  4. WOW! good books you got here
    Awesome pick here's my Waiting on Wednesday post

  5. These two books are now on my tbr list! OMG, they sound so freaking good. 2012 please come soon. :)

  6. Wow! Both of these sounds awesome and I am immediately adding them to my TBR list. Thanks for sharing both.

  7. Never heard of become but I SWEAR I had a dream about something like this the other day? It included the Devil's daughter nad everything, only she lived on earth and not in hell and couldnt understand why she liked bad things so much because she didnt know her father (lets not talk about the sane-ness of my dreams). Anywho, needless to say this book is going to be added to my TBR list, as for the one with the mermaids, Ive been reading mermaid books for the last 3 weeks and havent gotten enough. Lets just say that this one will be added too!

  8. Holy crap, I haven't heard about any of these two, but they both sound fantastic! And talk about cover lust! Wow, awesome picks! :)

  9. Ooooooooooo I love how ominous the first one sounds.

  10. Become sounds very interesting. I'm surprised I haven't heard of it since it comes out so soon. Interesting that she says hell is cold.

  11. Wow, I haven't even heard of Become but it sounds so cool! I love that cover, as well... maybe I should add that one to my Christmas list, because it looks like it will be good. Thanks for sharing that one, because I might not have heard of it otherwise!

    My WoW at Esther's Ever After

  12. I just got Become last week it sounds really good I'm looking forward to starting it.

    Xpresso Reads

  13. WOW is right! (Except mine is a different wow!) Mine says "thank you soooo much for wanting to read my book! Yeah!

    And LIES BENEATH looks freakin' awesome. I love dark twisty stories. Woot!

  14. Oooh! I am so excited for Become! It sounds really unique! Thanks for sharing ;)

  15. Hi, there! Thanks for dropping by and commenting on my WOW. Greatly appreciated!!

    As for these two books, I haven't heard of either one, but they both look absolutely AWESOME! The covers are amasing, too! Thanks for helping my TBR pile grow! Lol.

  16. This sounds like an awesome read!