To go alongside The Debut Drool List, I will also be showcasing the series/wish-list books I want to read monthly. These are the books I would LOVE to read this month.There are probably more that I have forgotten to add [ : D ]
Title: HallowedSeries: UnearthlyAuthor: Cynthia HandPublisher: Electric MonkeyPublication Date: 2 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
For months part-angel Clara Gardner trained to face the raging forest fire from her visions and rescue the alluring and mysterious Christian Prescott from the blaze. But nothing could prepare her for the fateful decisions she would be forced to make that day, or the startling revelation that her purpose—the task she was put on earth to accomplish—is not as straightforward as she thought. Now, torn between her increasingly complicated feelings for Christian and her love for her boyfriend, Tucker, Clara struggles to make sense of what she was supposed to do the day of the fire. And, as she is drawn further into the world of part angels and the growing conflict between White Wings and Black Wings, Clara learns of the terrifying new reality that she must face: Someone close to her will die in a matter of months. With her future uncertain, the only thing Clara knows for sure is that the fire was just the beginning.
Loved the first one - Review HERE. Cannot wait to read the next installment.
Title: SmoulderAuthor: Brenna YovanoffPublisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens BooksPublication Date: 5 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
Being the youngest daughter of the Devil has never been easy. Daphne's father has no time for her, her mother no interest, and her status in the upper echelon separates her from the working-class demons that populate Lucifer's metropolis. When her brother and only confidante goes missing, life in the restrictive city of Pandemonium becomes intolerable. Now, in an attempt to find him, Daphne sets out for Earth - and finds it larger and more chaotic than she imagined: a dazzling expanse of noise, dirt and random violence. Despite her bewilderment, she navigates the mortal world with growing fascination, gaining an ally when she saves a dying boy from her father's minions.
For Truman Flynn, the last year has been one long downward spiral, but when Daphne arrives just in time to save his life, he finds himself unexpectedly glad to have another chance. Together, Daphne and Truman go in search of her brother, braving the hazards of Las Vegas and the perils of first love, even as it becomes increasingly clear that her brother might have had a secret and compelling reason for leaving. Lucifer's agents aren't the only creatures on the prowl, and Daphne soon finds herself the target of a plan to rid the world of demons for good. Now she must evade a demon-eating monster, rescue her brother from an angelic zealot, and save the boy she loves from his greatest enemy - himself.
Although I wasn't a huge fan of The Replacement - Review HERE This one so ME.
Title: Darkness FallsSeries: Immortal BelovedAuthor: Cate TiernanPublisher: Hodder and StoughtonPublication Date: 5 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
Nastasya has lived for hundreds of years, but for some reason, life never seems to get any better. She left her spoiled, rich girl life to find peace at River's Edge, a safe haven for wayward immortals. There, she learned to embrace River's Edge, despite some drama involving the sexy Reyn, who she wants but won't allow herself to have. But just as she's getting comfortable, her family's ties to dark magick force her to leave.
She falls back into her old, hard partying ways, but will her decision lead her into the hands of a dark immortal? Or will it be her first step to embracing the darkness within her?
Love this series so much. I have been lucky enough to read this one already. Review coming soon.
Title: Stolen AwayAuthor: Alyxandra HarveyPublisher: BloomsburyPublication Date: 5 Jan 2012Synopsis from GoodreadsFor seventeen years, Eloise Hart had no idea the world of Faery even existed. Now she has been abducted and trapped in the Rath of Lord Strahan, King of Faery. Strahan was only meant to rule for seven years, as Faery tradition dictates, and then give up his crown to another. But he won't comply, and now chaos threatens both worlds.
The only one who can break his stranglehold on the Faery court is his wife, Eloise's aunt, Antonia. Using Eloise to lure Antonia, Strahan captures his wife, desperate to end the only threat to his reign. Together with her best friends Jo and Devin, Eloise must place her trust in Lucas, her handsome protector, and Strahan's mysterious son, Eldric, and forge alliances with other Fae in a dangerous attempt to free Antonia for ever.
Another one I have been lucky enough to read. review coming soon. Alyxandra is one of my favorite authors. Plus I love her necklace in this video.
Title: The Future of UsPublisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens BooksPublication Date: 5 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
It's 1996 and less than half of all American high school students have ever used the Internet. Facebook will not be invented for several more years. Emma just got a computer and an America Online CD-ROM with 100 free hours. When she and her best friend Josh log on to AOL they discover themselves on Facebook... fifteen years in the future. Everybody wonders what life has in store for them.
Josh and Emma are about to find out.
I just couldn't wait for this book so I treated myself to it as a Christmas, it is AWESOME the review will be going up around Valentine's [ : D ]
Title:DreamlandSeries: Riley Bloom #3Author: Alyson NoelPublisher: Macmillan Children's BooksPublication Date: 5 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
Riley’s finding that the afterlife can be a lonely place when all you do is focus on work. So she goes to the place where dreams happen, hoping to find a way to contact her sister, Ever. She meets the director, who tells her about the two ways to send dreams. As a Dream Jumper, a person can jump into a dreamer’s dream, share a message, and participate. As a Dreamweaver, an entire dream can be created in a studio and sent to the dreamer. But Dreamweaving was outlawed decades ago, and the studio was boarded up. Thinking it’s her only way to reach out to her sister, Riley goes in search of the old studio. There she finds a ghost boy, who’s been creating and sending nightmares to people for years. In order to stop him and reach out to Ever, Riley is going to have to confront and overcome her own fears.
Love this series. Alyson is another of my favourite authors.
Title: SwitchedSeries: Tyrlle Trilogy #1Author: Amanda HockingPublisher: St. Martin's GriffinPublication Date: 3 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
When Wendy Everly was six-years-old, her mother was convinced she was a monster and tried to kill her. It isn't until eleven years later that Wendy discovers her mother might have been right. With the help of Finn Holmes, Wendy finds herself in a world she never knew existed - a world both beautiful and frightening, and Wendy's not sure she wants to be a part of it.
I have had My Blood Approves on my wish-list forever. Came across this one thanks to Twitter, I now covet it [ : D ]
Title: Scattering Like LightSeries: Small Blue Thing #3Author: SC RansomPublisher: Nosy CrowPublication Date: 1 Jan 2012Synopsis from Goodreads
Alex knows there's a way that she and Callum can be together. Catherine holds the key to unlocking the secret but she's disappeared. Olivia has answers, too, but they're hidden deep inside her troubled mind and won't be found. It seems impossible but Alex can't give up. The question is, how much will she risk to be with the one she loves? Could it be everything?
Love this trilogy, cannot wait to find out how it all ends.
FatedSeries: Fated #1Author: Sarah AldersonPublisher: Simon & Schuster Childrens BooksPublication Date: 5 Jan 2012Synopsis from GoodreadsWhat happens when you discover you aren't who you thought you were? And that the person you love is the person who will betray you? If your fate is already determined, can you fight it?
When Evie Tremain discovers that she’s the last in a long line of Demon slayers and that she’s being hunted by an elite band of assassins –Shapeshifters, Vampires and Mixen demons amongst them – she knows she can’t run. They’ll find her wherever she goes. Instead she must learn to stand and fight.
But when the half-human, half-Shadow Warrior Lucas Gray - is sent to spy on Evie and then ordered to kill her before she can fulfil a dangerous prophecy, their fates become inextricably linked. The war that has raged for one thousand years between humans and demons is about to reach a devastating and inevitable conclusion. Either one or both of them will die before this war ends.
If your life becomes bound to another’s, what will it take to sever it?