"Waiting... on" Wednesday

I noticed this blog post today on Reviewer X and thought it was brilliant.
"Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I daresay it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to come out, and get into our hands. I have decided to participate because I have a list that can go on forever and ever and it is interesting to see what else others are "waiting" for. So, here goes...

My pick for this week: INTERTWINED by Gena Showalter

TBA
(LATE 2009 or EARLY 2010)
Intertwined
A new YA series

There’s something about the new guy at Crossroads High . . .

Most sixteen-year-olds have friends. Aden Stone has four human souls living inside him:

One can time-travel.
One can raise the dead.
One can tell the future.
And one can possess another human.

With no other family and a life spent in and out of institutions, Aden and the souls have become friends. But now, they’re causing him all kinds of trouble.

Like, he’ll blink and suddenly he’s a younger Aden, reliving the past. One wrong move, and he’ll change the future. Or, he’ll walk past a total stranger and know how and when she’s going to die.

He’s so over it. All he wants is peace.

And then he meets a girl who quiets the voices. Well, for as long as he’s with her. Why? Mary Ann Gray is his total opposite. He’s a loner; she has friends. He doesn’t care what anyone thinks; she tries to make everyone happy. And while he attracts the paranormal, she repels it. For her sake, he should stay away. But it’s too late. . .

Somehow, they share an inexplicable bond of friendship. A bond about to be tested by a werewolf shape-shifter who wants Mary Ann for his own and a vampire princess Aden can’t resist. Two romances, both forbidden. . . doomed. Still, the four will enter a dark underworld of intrigue and danger. . . but not everyone will come out alive. . .

I know that it will be a long while before this novel comes out, but since I read about it last month. It is all I keep thinking about. Doesn't it sound awesome? How could you not want to read it.

5 comments on ""Waiting... on" Wednesday"

Jill wrote: January 7, 2009 at 6:24 PM

So glad you're participating!


gautami tripathy wrote: January 7, 2009 at 6:40 PM

WoW is a good place to hang out!


Here is mine


Darling Diva wrote: January 7, 2009 at 7:47 PM

I am really digging this feature. It made me look at what I was really wanting to read. I have so many more that I already have my pick for next week :)


Bookgeek wrote: January 7, 2009 at 8:10 PM

oooh, this looks fabulous! OK, this too is now on my ever-growing list. And I decided to try this idea too. Great way to look at the list and see which really is calling to you.


Darling Diva wrote: January 7, 2009 at 8:39 PM

I know that I have so many books that I wish I had more time in my day to read them all. I find that I am always with a book tucked under my arm, or in my car, purse, locker....LOL!! Yet, I do not mind in the least.


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MAGGIE STIEFVATER
Books Inc. event at the Alameda Free Library
Wednesday, July 23 @7:30pm

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Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, July 24 Time TBA

Not YA but a favorite author of mine
DEBORAH HARKNESS
Books Inc. Palo Alto
Tuesday, July 29 @ 7pm

ERIKA JOHANSEN * The Queen of Tearling

Book Passage in Corte Madera
Tuesday, July 29 @ 7:00 pm

DEBORAH HARKNESS-THE BOOK OF LIFE
Book Passage in San Francisco
Wednesday, July 30 @ 12:30pm

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Copperfield's Petaluma
Wednesday, July 30 @ 7pm

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RACHEL DEWOSKIN
Book Passage in San Francisco
Monday, August 4 @6pm

GAYLE FORMAN, NINA LACOUR & JANDY NELSON
Books Inc. in San Francisco
Wednesday, August 6 @ 7pm

ANN AGUIRRE, VERONICA ROSSI and CORRINE JACKSON
Book Passage in Corte Madera
Friday, August 8 @ 7pm

SEPTEMBER

SARAH J. MAAS and VERONICA ROSS
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Friday, September 12 @ 7pm

WENDELIN VAN DRAANEN and MARK HUNTLY PARSONS
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Wednesday, September 17 @ 7pm

GRETCHEN MCNEIL and ANNA CAREY
Books Inc. San Francisco
Thursday, September 18 @ 7pm

OCTOBER

LAUREN OLIVER
Book Passage in San Francisco
Thursday, October 2 @7pm

LAUREN OLIVER and JANDY NELSON
Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 2 @ 7pm

RICK RIORDAN (ticketed event)
Fox Theatre in Redwood City
Wednesday, October 15 @ 7pm

CORY DOCTOROW and JEN WANG

Mrs. Dalloway's in Berkeley
Thursday, October 16 @ 7:30pm

GARTH NIX and MICHAEL GRANT

Kepler's in Menlo Park
Thursday, October 23 @ 7pm

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