Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday #7


Title: Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #1)
Author: Jessica Spotswood
Expected Release Date: Feburary 7th, 2012
Add it: Goodreads

Synopsis: Everybody knows Cate Cahill and her sisters are eccentric. Too pretty, too reclusive, and far too educated for their own good. But the truth is even worse: they're witches. And if their secret is discovered by the priests of the Brotherhood, it would mean an asylum, a prison ship—or an early grave.

Before her mother died, Cate promised to protect her sisters. But with only six months left to choose between marriage and the Sisterhood, she might not be able to keep her word . . . especially after she finds her mother's diary, uncovering a secret that could spell her family's destruction. Desperate to find alternatives to their fate, Cate starts scouring banned books and questioning rebellious new friends, all while juggling tea parties, shocking marriage proposals, and a forbidden romance with the completely unsuitable Finn Belastra.

If what her mother wrote is true, the Cahill girls aren't safe. Not from the Brotherhood, the Sisterhood—not even from each other.


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Title: When The Sea is Rising Red
Author: Cat Hellisen
Expected Release Date: Feburary 28th, 2012
Add it: Goodreads

Synopsis: In sixteen-year-old Felicita’s world, magic is strictly controlled—or so those in power like to believe. After her dearest friend, Ilven, kills herself to escape an arranged marriage, Felicita chooses freedom over privilege. She fakes her own death and leaves her sheltered life as one of Pelimburg’s magical elite behind. Living in the slums, scrubbing dishes for a living, she falls for charismatic Dash while also becoming fascinated with vampire Jannik. Then something shocking washes up on the beach: Ilven’s death has called out of the sea a dangerous, wild magic. Felicita must decide whether her loyalties lie with the family she abandoned . . . or with those who would twist this dark power to destroy Pelimburg’s caste system, and the whole city along with it.

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I think both sound fantastic!! And the cover of Born Wicked is, WOW, gorgeous. What's on your radar?

7 comments:

  1. I love the sound of Born Wicked! And I agree, the cover is absolutely gorgeous!

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  2. I just added both of these books to my to-read list. The cover of Born Wicked is stunning!!!

    Amy @ Following The Leader

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  3. Awesome choices. Born wicked sounds great! Plus the cover is gorgeous.

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads

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  4. I am SUPER excited about both of these! I love any books with witches and magic - throw in two gorgeous covers, catchy titles and ridiculously amazing plots and you have a whole bucketload of lusting readers! Cannot wait for 2012 books :D

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  5. The second cover is really intriguing. Thanks for sharing

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  6. Holy smokes! Born Wicked's cover is awesome!!! And, it sounds really good! Adding it to my TBR!

    I've been seeing When the Sea is Rising Red around a lot lately! Very creepy cover!

    Here's our WoW.

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  7. Can't wait for Born Wicked either!! Haven't heard of When The Sea is Rising Red until now but it sounds really good i'll have to add it to my list lol
    here's my WOW: http://girlzandtheirbooks.blogspot.com/2011/09/waiting-on-wednesday-1.html

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