On My Wishlist

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It’s where I list all the books I desperately want but haven’t actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. It’s also an event that you can join in with too – Mr Linky is always at the ready for you to link your own ‘On My Wishlist’ post. If you want to know more click here.
Courting Darkness by Yasmine Galenorn: Book Cover Courting Darkness by Yasmine Galenorn
November 1, 2011
Synopsis:
Camille D’Artigo is Priestess of the Moon Mother and wife of a dragon. But her dragon father-in-law doesn’t want her in the family. Captured and swept off to the Dragon Reaches, Camille must find a way to escape before her husband’s father breaks her spirit…
Fever by Lauren DeStefano: Book CoverFever by Lauren DeStefano
February 21, 2012
Synopsis:
Rhine and Gabriel have escaped the mansion, but they’re still in danger. Outside, they find a world even more disquieting than the one they left behind. Determined to get to Manhattan and to find Rhine’s twin brother Rowan, the two press forward, amidst threats of being captured again . . . or worse.

The road they are on is long and perilous—and in a world where young women only live to age 20 and men die at age 25, time is precious. In this sequel to Lauren DeStefano’s harrowing Wither, Rhine must decide if freedom is worth the price—now that she has more to lose than ever.

 

 

 

The Hollows Insider: New Fiction, Facts, Maps, Murders, and More in the World of Rachel Morgan by Kim Harrison: Book Cover The Hollows Insider by Kim Harrison

October 25, 2011

Synopsis:

“The world of the Hollows is fast-moving, funny, harrowing and scary, and—the greatest compliment to a fantasy—absolutely real.”
—Diana Gabaldon

Welcome to the Hollows—Kim Harrison’s remarkable shadow world of vampires, pixies, demons…and one unstoppable bounty hunter witch named Rachel Morgan. The Hollows Insider is your guide through the dark mysteries of this grimly twisted Cincinnati—featuring maps and illustrations, spells and character profiles, and much more, including an all-new Rachel Morgan short story. Fans of New York Times bestseller Harrison will not want to miss The Hollows Insider, a visitor’s handbook to this creepy capital of the urban fantasy universe—on the same alternate globe, perhaps, as Charlaine Harris’s vampire-ridden Louisiana, Jim Butcher’s sinister Chicago, and Patricia Brigg’s shape-shifting Pacific Northwest.

 

February 21, 2012
Synopsis:
Lieutenant Eve Dallas is no party girl, but she’s managing to have a reasonably good time at the celebrity-packed bash celebrating The Icove Agenda, a film based on one of her famous cases. It’s a little spooky seeing the actress playing her, who looks almost like her long-lost twin. Not as unsettling, though, as seeing the actress who plays Peabody—drowned in the lap pool on the roof of the director’s luxury building. Talented but rude, and widely disliked, K. T. Harris had made an embarrassing scene during dinner. Now she’s at the center of a crime scene—and Eve is more than ready to get out of her high heels and strap on her holster, to step into the role she was born to play: cop.
Now you know what is on my wishlist, what is on yours?  

17 thoughts on “On My Wishlist

  1. I am still *so* not sure whether nor not I like Gabriel but I can’t wait until February for Fever! (don’t like that cover either – grumbling – what is that horse thing?)

    I love the In Death series too although right now I’m a whole 9 books behind. 🙁 I wish she’d stop writing so fast! Or maybe I just should stop buying and reading so slow. Something. haha

    Great list, I hope you get to grab them and read them as soon as they come out!

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  2. WordPress ate my first post I think. 🙁

    Um, I can’t wait for Fever even though I don’t like Gabriel. Hopefully he’ll grown on me (cough, like a fungus, cough). lol

    I love the In Death series although I’m ridiculously behind.

    Great list!

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  3. I’m a big fan of the In Death series. I can’t wait to get my hands on New York to Dallas. I never want the series to end. Great choice! New follower 🙂

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  4. Fever sounds great! I still have to read Wither… it’s been on my TBR list for quite some time. Hope you get your books soon!! 🙂

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    Lisa @ Lost in Literature

  5. I love both Yasmine Galenorn and Kim Harrison. I can’t wait to read them both as well. I hope when you get them they are everything you hope them to be. Want to see what is On My Wishlist for this week?

  6. Great choices! I have wanted to start the Otherworld series for a very long time. I’ve got some catching up to do!

  7. Love the synopsis of Courting Darkness. Is it part of a series?
    Shaz @Jera’s Jamboree

  8. I’ve been wanting to read that series by Kim Harrison. I have the first book, just need to get to it. Hope you get to read these soon 🙂

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  9. I’ve been meaning to read “Wither.” I guess I have to pick it up at some point. Hope you get to read all of these!

    – April

  10. Great choices.

    I’m also super excited for Celebrity in Death, I love J.D. Robb / Nora Roberts.

  11. Wow, you have some really good wish list picks this week. I have only read a short story in a novella by Yasmine Galenorn, but I liked what I read and want to read more. Also, I love Rachel Morgan and the Hollows! Book Savvy Babe

  12. Thanks Lisa – now on my wishlist 🙂

  13. These are great picks!

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  14. I have Wither to read – so Fever may well be on my list soon as well 🙂

    Thanks for stopping by today!

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