Waiting On Wednesday: And then there were three…

Waiting On Wednesday

“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating. WOW is a great way to share the titles we’re excited to get our grubby little hands on.

It seems like I’ll be waiting for a while for some of my picks this week. Aren’t we always waiting for something? Yep! Thought so. At least I’m not alone.

Here’s a peek at what I’m waiting on this week.

Mystic City by Theo Lawrence

I’m a BIG Hunger Games fan so naturally any title that is said to be similar will quickly make my must-read list. The summary doesn’t really seem all that similar to the great HG series but I’m willing to take a risk and find out. The cover is interesting so I’m going to have to check this one out in October.

Aria Rose, youngest scion of one of Mystic City’s two ruling rival families, finds herself betrothed to Thomas Foster, the son of her parents’ sworn enemies. The union of the two will end the generations-long political feud—and unite all those living in the Aeries, the privileged upper reaches of the city, against the banished mystics who dwell below in the Depths. But Aria doesn’t remember falling in love with Thomas; in fact, she wakes one day with huge gaps in her memory. And she can’t conceive why her parents would have agreed to unite with the Fosters in the first place. Only when Aria meets Hunter, a gorgeous rebel mystic from the Depths, does she start to have glimmers of recollection—and to understand that he holds the key to unlocking her past. The choices she makes can save or doom the city—including herself.

Catherine by April Lindner

January is a long ways away but I think Catherine might be worth the wait. Lately, I’ve been attempting the romance genre a little more and Catherine definitely seems to have a romantic quality to it. I’m not sure how I’ll like the fact that its told in two voices but I’ll definitely give it a try. It’s a retelling of Wuthering Heights and I’m very fond of all retellings.

Catherine is tired of struggling musicians befriending her just so they can get a gig at her Dad’s famous Manhattan club, The Underground. Then she meets mysterious Hence, an unbelievably passionate and talented musician on the brink of success. As their relationship grows, both are swept away in a fiery romance. But when their love is tested by a cruel whim of fate, will pride keep them apart?

Chelsea has always believed that her mom died of a sudden illness, until she finds a letter her dad has kept from her for years—a letter from her mom, Catherine, who didn’t die: She disappeared. Driven by unanswered questions, Chelsea sets out to look for her—starting with the return address on the letter: The Underground.

Revel by Maurissa Guibord

After reading the summary, I’m totally sold on Revel. Supernatural…Check. Ancient Greek Symbols…Check. Creepy island…Check. Trespass Island sounds like it has a lot to offer in the paranormal department. I’ll definitely be joining Delia in February.

There’s an island off the coast of Maine that’s not on any modern map. Shrouded in mist and protected by a deadly reef, Trespass Island is home to a community of people who guard the island and its secrets from outsiders. Seventeen-year-old Delia grew up in Kansas, but has come here in search of her family and answers to her questions: Why didn’t her mother ever talk about Trespass Island? Why did she fear the open water? But Delia’s not welcome and soon finds herself enmeshed in a frightening and supernatural world where ancient Greek symbols adorn the buildings and secret ceremonies take place on the beach at night. Sean Gunn, a handsome young lobsterman, befriends Delia and seems willing to risk his life to protect her. But it’s Jax, the coldly elusive young man she meets at the water’s edge, who finally makes Delia understand the real dangers of life on the island. Delia is going to have to fight to survive. Because there are monsters here. And no one ever leaves Trespass alive.

Those are the titles that have me on the edge of my seat this week. What are you waiting on?

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11 comments to Waiting On Wednesday: And then there were three…

  • Anastasia, Demitra & Persephone  says:

    I love your ‘Waiting on Wednesday’ graphic! LOL. I really liked the first two, ‘The Mystic City’ and ‘Catherine.’ Great picks!

    Check out my Waiting On Wednesday post!

  • Jennifer Messerschmidt @ Some Like It Paranormal  says:

    I’m waiting on Mystic City as well. It sounds really mysterious and I am dying to know if she really forgot falling in love with her fiance or if she was lied to. I suspect lots of secrets! Great pick!
    My WOW

  • Chel  says:

    Your WoW image is really creepy. :s I loved Maurissa’s Warped and I can’t wait to read Revel! Ugh I don’t like it when dystopian books are compared to THG but I’m still looking forward to read Mystic City. Thanks for sharing!

    Chel @ The Procrastinator’s Corner

  • Martina Koleva  says:

    I think I’m going to give the first two books I try. It’s the first time I’ve seen either of them but Mystic city sounds incredible and Catherin is just as interesting. I would love to read them when the come out.
    Great picks!
    Check out my WOW.

  • Juli @ A Universe in Words  says:

    The covers for ‘Revel’ and ‘Mystic City’ look amazing, although I can’t really see the link to the Hunger Gamer either, rather some ‘Romeo & Juliet’ going on there XD Thanks for sharing!
    My WoW
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  • Adina  says:

    Great choices – Mystic City sounds interesting. I picked Catherine as my WOW this week, so great minds…

  • Jo @ Mixed Book Bag  says:

    It is fun to see so many choices. All are new to me. Here is my post:
    WOW

  • Sarah @ Smitten over Books  says:

    I read Greek and I’m sold! It’s my first time to hear about Revel so I’m definitely adding that to my TBR. And yep, I’ve been pining for Mystic City ever since I saw the cover. ^^

    Care to stop by my WoW?

  • Miss Vain  says:

    What Beautufil covers!!! I’ve had my eye on these three and I look forward to reading them!!:) Thanks for visiting my WOW!! Happy Hump Day!!:)

  • Dani C.  says:

    These books do sound interesting!
    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani
    Please check out my WOW – http://paulettespapers.com/?p=2248

  • Amanda's Writings  says:

    I love the covers for these books :) Thanks for sharing!

    My post.

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