Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday # 26

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly meme
 hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine
where we spotlight books we are eagerly anticipating.

Vengeance Bound 
by Justin Ireland
Publisher : Simon & Schuster
Publication date: April 2, 2013
Genre: YA Paranormal
Purchase*: Barnes and Noble/Amazon/Book Depository 

The Goddess Test meets Dexter in an edgy, compelling debut about one teen’s quest for revenge…no matter how far it takes her.

Cory Graff is not alone in her head. Bound to a deal of desperation made when she was a child, Cory’s mind houses the Furies—the hawk and the serpent—lingering always, waiting for her to satisfy their bloodlust. After escaping the asylum where she was trapped for years, Cory knows how to keep the Furies quiet. By day, she lives a normal life, but by night, she tracks down targets the Furies send her way. And she brings down Justice upon them.
Cory’s perfected her system of survival, but when she meets a mysterious boy named Niko at her new school, she can’t figure out how she feels about him. For the first time, the Furies are quiet in her head around a guy. But does this mean that Cory’s finally found someone who she can trust, or are there greater factors at work? As Cory’s mind becomes a battlefield, with the Furies fighting for control, Cory will have to put everything on the line to hold on to what she’s worked so hard to build.

Really they had me at Dexter, but the synopsis sounds interesting and I am curious about the Furies. 

How to Deceive a Duke
by Lecia Cormwall
Publisher: Avon Books
Publication date:November 27, 2012
Genre: Historical Romance
Purchase*: Barnes and Noble/Amazon/Book Depository

When her sister runs off to avoid an arranged marriage, Meg Lynton takes her place at the altar, since marriage to Nicholas Hartley, the infamous Devil Duke of Temblerlay is the only way to save her family from penury. By the time her wealthy groom discovers he's married the wrong sister, it will be too late to annul their vows. And how difficult can it be to marry a rake and a rogue like Temberlay? All she needs to do is give him an heir and move on with her own life...but deception comes at a higher cost than Meg may be prepared to pay. When Nicholas Hartley inherits the family title after his brother's untimely death, an arranged marriage to a woman he's never met is the last thing he wants. But when his bride raises her veil at the altar, Nicholas realizes that his wedding night might prove to be a pleasure after all. After a bedding that leaves them both breathless, Nicholas discovers Meg's deception, and decides to teach his scheming bride how to be a proper duchess, kiss by devastating kiss..

While the cover is cheesy, the synopsis sounds like fun and a perfect read for a cold day in November by the fireplace. Plus the "kiss by devastating kiss..." made me swoon. 

What book(s) are you waiting for???

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At July 17, 2013 at 9:33 PM , Anonymous Tammy Sparks said...

Me too, as soon as I saw the word "Dexter" this book had me. Great choice!

Here's my WOW.

At July 17, 2013 at 9:47 PM , Anonymous Shelley Romano said...

Good picks :) I'm still waiting for Edelweiss/Publisher to approve my request for Vengeance Bound.


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