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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday (9)

Waiting on Wednesday" is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

This week I have two books I'm eagerly anticipating because they both come out in the next week or so. Check it:

Fang: Maximum Ride
by James Patterson
Released: March 15, 2010

Summary from BN.com:
"Max and the Flock are flying high over Africa, but this time they're not alone. A sky full of cargo planes accompanies the team as they bring much-needed aid to the continent's poverty stricken regions. Among the volunteers is the mission's benefactor—the mysterious billionaire, Dr. Hans Gunther-Hagen. Max is intrigued by his generosity, but there's also something about him—and his intense scrutiny of the Flock—that makes her nervous.

But Dr. Hans isn't the only puzzling thing about their trip. The Flock also receives a cryptic message from a young girl, who tells them, "The sky will fall." Max and the Flock are ready to return home, still unable to make sense of her statement. But the surprises don't end with their departure, and something unbelievably momentous shakes up the Flock—pushing Max and Fang closer than ever. Will the team be able to stick together through the chaos?"

I've been in love with this series since the beginning. It's so fun and easy - granted the story is pretty steady and all... but I really do enjoy it. I'm so ready to get my hands on the next installment!

The Body Finder
by Kimberly Derting
Released: March 16, 2010

Summary from amazon.com:
"Violet Ambrose is grappling with two major issues: Jay Heaton and her morbid secret ability. While the sixteen-year-old is confused by her new feelings for her best friend since childhood, she is more disturbed by her "power" to sense dead bodies—or at least those that have been murdered. Since she was a little girl, she has felt the echoes the dead leave behind in the world . . . and the imprints that attach to their killers.

Violet has never considered her strange talent to be a gift; it mostly just led her to find dead birds her cat left for her. But now that a serial killer is terrorizing her small town, and the echoes of the local girls he's claimed haunt her daily, Violet realizes she might be the only person who can stop him.

Despite his fierce protectiveness over her, Jay reluctantly agrees to help Violet find the murderer—and Violet is unnerved by her hope that Jay's intentions are much more than friendly. But even as she's falling intensely in love, Violet is getting closer and closer to discovering a killer . . . and becoming his prey herself."

Doesn't this sound amazing?! I am really excited to read this one - hopefully I will be able to get a copy when they come into the library. I've read awesome reviews of this one (Seems like everyone has read ARCs), so hopefully the hype will stand up! I'm ready to find out :).


brizmus said...

I've really been wanting to read the Body Finder, and I keep meaning to start the Maximum Ride series. Great choices!

Lori said...

I am curious about The Body Finder. Here's mine.

Christina T said...

I want to read The Body Finder for the Debut Author Challenge. The plot is intriguing and I love the cover. Nice pick!

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