Saturday, November 27, 2010

On My Wishlist (27)


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.



Lunarmorte by Sam Young:
Existing in the shadows of our world are supernatural races; children blessed by the ancient Greek gods with unimaginable gifts, and at present they are fighting a two-thousand-year old war with one another.

The Midnight Coven, an alliance of dark magiks, faeries, and daemons born of black magik, believe that the vampyres and lykans are lesser supernaturals and a threat to mankind. They are at war with the Daylight Coven, a confederate of light magiks, faeries, vampyres and lykans who believe in the equality of the races.

Into this war seventeen-year-old Caia Ribeiro is born...a lykan with a heritage unlike any other. A heritage that, whether she wants it to or not, will put her into the very heart of battle...






Outlander by Diana Gabaldon:
The year is 1945. Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon--when she walks through a standing stone in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach--an "outlander"--in a Scotland torn by war and raiding Highland clans in the year of Our Lord...1743.

Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire is catapulted into intrigues and dangers that may threaten her life...and shatter her heart. For here she meets James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, and becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives.







Generation Dead by Daniel Waters:
The phenomenon that's been sweeping the country seems to be here to stay. Not only are the teenagers who have come back from their graves still here, but newlydeads are being unearthed all the time. While scientists look for answers and politicians take their stands, the undead population of Oakville have banded together in a group they're calling the Sons of Romero, hoping to find solidarity in segregation.

Phoebe Kendall may be alive, but she feels just as lost and alone as her dead friends. Just when she reconciled herself to having feelings for a zombie -- her Homecoming date Tommy Williams -- her friend Adam is murdered taking a bullet that was meant for her. Things get even more confusing when Adam comes back from the grave. Now she has romantic interest in two dead boys; one who saved her life, and one she can't seem to live without.









9 comments:

  1. I have a copy of Outlander but I haven't read it yet.They say it's pretty good!

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  2. Nice wishlist, Amy! I think you can get Outlander in eBook for free on Kindle and Nook, though I'm not sure for how long.

    Happy Reading!

    Diana @ Book of Secrets
    & The Forbidden Bookshelf

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  3. I loved Generation Dead! Based on your GoodReads books, I think you'll enjoy it too. :)

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  4. Outlander is one of my favourite books ever!!! Jamie Fraser *swoon* Hope you get your books soon :)

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  5. I've heard great things about Outlander! Hope you get to read your choices soon!

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  6. I have been told I must read Outlander, curious to know what you think when you read this.

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  7. That Generation Dead looks neat. I have an award for you- http://gnbstacks.blogspot.com/2010/11/versatile-blogger-award.html

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  8. I hope you get your books. As always, I'm wishing for a mixture of books.

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  9. I actually have had Outlander on my shelf for well over a year, just haven't gotten to it yet. Maybe we should do a read-along?

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