Wednesday, 14 July 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (31)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme started by Breaking the Spine.

Revolution
Jennifer Donnelly

[September 28, 2010]
BROOKLYN: Andi Alpers is on the edge. She’s angry at her father for leaving, angry at her mother for not being able to cope, and heartbroken by the loss of her younger brother, Truman. Rage and grief are destroying her. And she’s about to be expelled from Brooklyn Heights’ most prestigious private school when her father intervenes. Now Andi must accompany him to Paris for winter break.

PARIS: Alexandrine Paradis lived over two centuries ago. She dreamed of making her mark on the Paris stage, but a fateful encounter with a doomed prince of France cast her in a tragic role she didn’t want—and couldn’t escape.


Two girls, two centuries apart. One never knowing the other. But when Andi finds Alexandrine’s diary, she recognizes something in her words and is moved to the point of obsession. There’s comfort and distraction for Andi in the journal’s antique pages—until, on a midnight journey through the catacombs of Paris, Alexandrine’s words transcend paper and time, and the past becomes suddenly, terrifyingly present.

Jennifer Donnelly, author of the award-winning novel A Northern Light, artfully weaves two girls’ stories into one unforgettable account of life, loss, and enduring love. Revolution spans centuries and vividly depicts the eternal struggles of the human heart.


You guys already know I love the French Revolution, don't you? And I LOVED her adult novel, The Tea Rose. Plus this is another gorgeous cover.


Misguided Angel
Melissa de la Cruz
[October 5, 2010]
After inheriting the dark Van Alen Legacy, Schuyler fled to Florence--with her forbidden love, Jack. Now the two of them must embark on the mission Schuyler was destined to complete: to find and protect the seven gates that guard earth from Lucifer, lord of the Silverbloods.

As the Blue Blood enclave weakens yet further, fate leads Schuyler closer to a terrifying crossroads--and a choice that will determine the destiny of all vampires.


Do I need to explain why I'm waiting on this?

So, what are you all waiting on?

--Julie

2 comments:

  1. Nice picks! I'm really looking forward to Revolution, and I love the cover for MA

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  2. ahh i just got revelations i love this series just need to catch up o them, great pick :)

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