Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Waiting On Wednesday (10)

Waiting on Wednesday is brought to us by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week's picks are:

The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
A prodigal son
A dangerous love
A deadly secret . . .
I stood back and watched his movements. Daniel had that way about him that could shut me down in an instant. . . . I kicked the gravel a couple of times and worked up my courage again. “Tell me . . . I mean . . . why did you come back? Why now, after all this time?”
Grace Divine, daughter of the local pastor, always knew something terrible happened the night Daniel Kalbi disappeared—the night she found her brother Jude collapsed on the porch, covered in blood. But she has no idea what a truly monstrous secret that night really held. And when Daniel returns three years later, Grace can no longer deny her attraction to him, despite promising Jude she’ll stay away.
As Grace gets closer to Daniel, her actions stir the ancient evil Daniel unleashed that horrific night. Grace must discover the truth behind Jude and Daniel's dark secret . . . and the cure that can save the ones she loves. But she may have to lay down the ultimate sacrifice to do it—her soul.
And my other pick is:
The Mark by Jen Nadol

Sixteen-year old Cassie Renfield has seen the mark since forever: a glow around certain people as if a candle were held behind their back.

The one time she pointed it out taught her not to do it again, so Cassie has kept quiet, considering its rare appearances odd, but insignificant. Until the day she watches a man die. Mining her memories, Cassie realizes she can see a person's imminent death. Not how or where, only when: today.

Cassie searches her past, her philosophy lessons, even her new boyfriend for answers, always careful to hide her secret. How does the mark work? Why her?

Most importantly, if you know today is someone's last, should you tell?

Summary from the author's site.



Now how cool do those both sound?
What are you guys waiting on this week?
Peace and cookies,
Laina

14 comments:

  1. Those both sound good. Exspecially the first one.

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  2. The Dark Divine one has a cool cover!

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  3. Thanks for the pick, Laina!

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  4. Oooh, Cassie Renfield. A Dracula reference?

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  5. Becca (It's cool if I call you that, right? Because I like to address people by their names as much as possible, but I also like to ask first.): Me too!!! (And my sidenote is longer than what I wanted to say. Cool.)

    J.J.: Yeah, they both look great, don't they? :)

    Peaches: It is gorgeous, isn't it? By the way, I love your avatar.

    Jen Nadol (is Jen okay? Same reason as I asked Ms. Fitzpatrick. :) And random talking here because another paranthensis after a smiley face makes it look like it has a double chin): No worries, thanks for writing such a great sounding book!

    Reverie: I know!!!! Cool books coming out makes for a very good day, indeed, hmm?

    Sadako (I almost called you Carrie for some reason, don't know what I was thinking): I never thought of that (mostly because I never finished Dracula - need to), but it'd be very cool if it was!

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  6. i absolutely ADORE the cover of The Dark Divine!

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  7. Ahh huh!!!!! *Starts nodding head up and down entusiaticly*

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  8. Lol, did you know it has a lookalike?

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  9. I want these both so bad, I don't know which one I want more.

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  10. Yep, see http://reviewabook123.blogspot.com/2009/06/total-look-alikes.html

    I know how you feel! They both look so good!

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