Saturday, July 10, 2010

On My Wishlist (8)

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where we list all the books we 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.

Crescendo by Becca Fitzpartick:
Nora should have know her life was far from perfect. Despite starting a relationship with her guardian angel, Patch (who, title aside, can be described anything but angelic), and surviving an attempt on her life, things are not looking up. Patch is starting to pull away and Nora can't figure out if it's for her best interest or if his interest has shifted to her arch-enemy Marcie Millar. Not to mention that Nora is haunted by images of her father and she becomes obsessed with finding out what really happened to him that night he left for Portland and never came home.
The farther Nora delves into the mystery of her father's death, the more she comes to question if her Nephilim blood line has something to do with it as well as why she seems to be in danger more than the average girl. Since Patch isn't answering her questions and seems to be standing in her way, she has to start finding the answers on her own. Relying too heavily on the fact that she has a guardian angel puts Nora at risk again and again. But can she really count on Patch or is he hiding secrets darker than she can even imagine?

The Grimrose Path by Rob Thurman:
Bar owner Triva Iktomi knows that inhuman creatures of light and darkness roam Las Vegas-especially since she's a bit more than human herself. She's just been approached with an unusual proposition. Something has slaughtered almost one thousand demons in six months. And the killing isn't going to stop unless Trixa and her friends step into the fight...

Enchanted Ivy by Sarah Beth Durst:
A story about getting into college. You know, taking the campus tour, talking to the gargoyles, flirting with the were-tigers, riding the dragons...
While visiting the campus of Princeton University, 16-year-old Lily discovers a secret gate to a magical realm and must race against time to save herself, her world, and any hope she has of college admission.


  1. I want all of them for sure, sad to say that the Trickster series is only supposed to have this 2nd book and that is it I hear...

    Enjoy your weekend...
    jackie :)

  2. You have some good ones on here :). I can't wait to read Enchanted Ivy.

  3. I want to read Enchanted Ivy, too!

    My wishlist is here:

    Manga Maniac Cafe

  4. Great choices.

    I plan to read "Hush, Hush" soon and hope that I will enjoy it.
    The other two books also sound worth reading.

  5. Nice selection! I can't wait for Crescendo either!

    Here's my wishlist.

  6. Oh, my goodness! I'm not sure who told me that Rob Thurman's Trickster series was not going to be continued. Glad to see the next book on your wishlist!!

    Great picks.

  7. @ Shera and jackie b: Unfortunately, yes Rob had stated a little while ago that for the Trickster series she has no more books planned to be released after the second book. I haven't read the first yet, but I own it and have heard great things about it! You never know what the future might hold though!

  8. Great choices, I hope that you get them. Here's mine.

  9. Enchanted Ivy is on my wishlist, too! WANT!

  10. Want all the books on your list! I have Crescendo on my wishlist this week too! :)


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