Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #9


"Waiting on" Wednesday is  a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases in which we are eagerly awaiting.


We're back to two picks this week, one for each of us.

Kait[Vixen1]'s Pick

Opal by Jennifer L. Armentrout
Expected Publication: December 11th, 2012
Opal (Lux, #3)
From Goodreads:
No one is like Daemon Black.

When he set out to prove his feelings for me, he wasn’t fooling around. Doubting him isn’t something I’ll do again, and now that we’ve made it through the rough patches, well... There’s a lot of spontaneous combustion going on.

But even he can’t protect his family from the danger of trying to free those they love.

After everything, I’m no longer the same Katy. I’m different... And I’m not sure what that will mean in the end. When each step we take in discovering the truth puts us in the path of the secret organization responsible for torturing and testing hybrids, the more I realize there is no end to what I’m capable of. The death of someone close still lingers, help comes from the most unlikely source, and friends will become the deadliest of enemies, but we won’t turn back. Even if the outcome will shatter our worlds forever.

Together we’re stronger... and they know it.

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Seriously, I cannot get over Daemon Black. He just so damn HOT.  I'll admit, I wanted to slap Katy while reading Onyx, but I still love her too. I'm not liking this cover too much. It's mainly Sztella's eyes being closed that looks odd to me. Pepe, that man can't take a bad picture.

If you haven't started The Lux series yet, WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR!? It's amazing.
Here are some linky things for you to follow:
Obsidian[Lux #1]
Shadows[Lux #1.5]
Onyx[Lux #2]


Beth[Vixen2]'s Pick:

Eve and Adam by Katherine Applegate
Expected Publication: October 2nd, 2012


Sixteen-year-old Evening Spiker lives an affluent life in San Francisco with her mother, EmmaRose, a successful geneticist and owner of Spiker Biotech. Sure, Evening misses her father who died mysteriously, but she’s never really questioned it. Much like how she’s never stopped to think how off it is that she’s never been sick. That is, until she’s struck by a car and is exposed to extensive injuries. Injuries that seem to be healing faster than physically possible.

While recuperating in Spiker Biotech’s lush facilities, she meets Solo Plissken, a very attractive, if off-putting boy her age who spent his life at Spiker Biotech. Like Evening, he’s never questioned anything... until now. Solo drops hints to Evening that something isn’t right, and Emma-Rose may be behind it. Evening puts this out of her mind and begins her summer internship project: To simulate the creation of the perfect boy. With the help of Solo, Evening uncovers secrets so big they could change the world completely.




This book sounds so amazing. I've been reading and re-reading this blurb from Good Reads. I love books that have a different take on things. This almost reminds me of Under the Never Sky, which.. was amazing. Anyways, I can't wait to get my hands on this. I just need someone to buy it for me! (Haha the woes of being broke)



What are you waiting on? Leave us a link in the comments!

24 comments:

  1. Opal has such a gorgeous cover. I have yet to read Obsidian though I did buy the paperback. I have to get on that. Feel SO left out, haha.

    Eve&Adam has a really cool cover, too.

    Thanks for sharing :)

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  2. Me too! I love the lux series & can't wait to read Opal. It has the most beautiful cover out of the four.
    Here's MyWoW

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  3. Great picks! I haven't read any of the Lux series yet, but I'm planning on it soon. And I had an egalley of Eve & Adam but I forgot about it and it expired. :( So, I'm waiting right there with you. :P

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  4. Both these are on my TBR list, especially Eve and Adam. I have to confess I have a lot of catching up to do before I can read Opal, but I have a couple of months, so maybe I can!

    Here's my WOW.

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  5. I would like to read both of them.. but I am highly anticipating Opal!

    Here's my WoW.
    Ashley
    #BookNerd

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  6. Awesome picks! I picked Opal for my WoW this week as well! I'm absolutely dying for it! And I'm actually about to start reading Eve & Adam!

    My WoW

    -Brittani

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  7. Eve and Adam!!! I'm dying for that book... the cover and title just makes me want to read it ;) awesome picks!

    My WoW pick

    ~Jay
    We Fancy Books

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  8. I am *dying* to start the Lux Series so I'm super excited for this release for everyone else who's read the series LOL

    As for Eve & Adam, I only know one friend who's read it so I'm anxious to read what you'll think of it!

    New GFC follower

    My first WoW post!

    Micheline @ Lunar Rainbows

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  9. I am so excited for Opal cant wait!!! I got an ARC of Eve and Adam a couple of weeks ago and it's really good, definitely a good choice for your WOW.
    Check out my WOW here

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  10. i'm super excited to read eve and adam. i won a copy a couple of weeks ago too so i'm hoping i can squeeze it in this weekend.

    our WoW.

    -michelle

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  11. Great picks! I cannot wait for Opal!I love Daemon Black! I feel you on the cover, her eyes make it look weird. Good thing Pepe's smoldering gaze is distracting from the rest of the cover. I also want to read Eva and Adam! Thanks for sharing!
    My WoW

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  12. Great picks! I'm excited for them both! :)

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  13. I've heard so much about the Lux series. I really need to read it!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm following you back :)
    http://shutupandreadgroup.blogspot.com/2012/09/waiting-on-wednesday-4.html?showComment=1348688896230#c9147481599689815167

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  14. Still haven't read Onyx, even though I have it at home. Loved the first book, just haven't ahd time to start it. Eve and Adam was really good. I got a copy at BEA, and I read it in one sitting. Great picks!
    Em @ A Beautiful Madness
    My WOW

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  15. I totally want them both as well. hope you get to read it soon.
    Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  16. I cannot stop ogling Opal's cover! Daemon is soooo swoonworthy! :D New GFC follower!

    Here's my WoW

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  17. I haven't read the Lux series but I've heard good things.

    Thanks for stopping by.
    Sabina
    Delirious About Books
    My Waiting on Wednesday

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  18. I am reading Onyx right now. It is so good. I can't wait for this one. Great pick.

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever
    http://booksliveforever.com/?p=4411

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  19. I'm also dying to read both of these. They look amazing.

    Here's my WoW

    ~Danica Page
    Taking it One Page at a Time

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  20. I really, really do need to start reading the Lux series! I didn't read much of that synopsis (as I don't want any spoileryness having not read the other books) but I do LOVE that cover :)

    I can't wait for Eve and Adam, either. It dose sound great and the cover has me wondering just how it fits in.

    Great picks and thanks for checking out my WoW post.

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  21. Very nice picks ladies. Opal looks interesting. New follower. Come visit me as well.

    Grace

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  22. Ive been hearing good things about this series.. Will check it out! Thanks for following love!

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  23. Eve and Adam sounds brilliant. I hope to get a copy, nice blog :)
    Alex @ Possession of Books

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  24. I have not read the Obsidian series yet. I know, I know I am about the only person who hasn't. LOL Someday! I also hope you enjoy Eve and Adam. Great picks! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my WOW. Sorry for responding so late.

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

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