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Saturday, February 13, 2010

On My Wishlist! (1)

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On My Wishlist is a weekly meme hosted by Book Chick City, which will be posted every Saturday. It allows us to share the books we haven't bought yet but are dieing to buy and haunt us in our sleep. This wishlist it is a list of hope, and if you have the money then it is a shopping list! If you would like to take part and have your own 'On My Wishlist' post then you can find more info here. (This post was inspired by Kristi In My Mailbox at The Story Siren).



Iron King
Meghan Chase has a secret destiny—one she could never have imagined…
Something has always felt slightly off in Meghan's life, ever since her father disappeared before her eyes when she was six. She has never quite fit in at school…or at home.
When a dark stranger begins watching her from afar, and her prankster best friend becomes strangely protective of her, Meghan senses that everything she's known is about to change.
But she could never have guessed the truth—that she is the daughter of a mythical faery king and is a pawn in a deadly war. Now Meghan will learn just how far she'll go to save someone she cares about, to stop a mysterious evil no faery creature dare face…and to find love with a young prince who might rather see her dead than let her touch his icy heart.
This is one book I can't wait to get into a bookstore and buy. I love the cover it is so eye catching, and that what looks like filigree on the cover AWESOME! Another thing that makes the book a want for me is the other day I was invited to a chat with fellow blogger and who was there none other Julie Kagawa she's so down to earth and just easy to get along with. Iron King storyline is also captivating. I'm so excited to buy this book.


Series Order
1. Iron King
2. Iron Daughter (Not yet released August 2010) Thanks to the Flipping Pages for All Ages blog for the information. (Thx Sherry)


The Lightning Thief 
Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he cant seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worsePercy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. Percys mom decides its time that he knew the truth about where he came from. She sends Percy to Camp Half-Blood, a summer camp for demigods (on Long Island) , where he learns that the father he never knew is Poseidon, God of the Sea. Soon a mystery unfolds and together with his friends one a satyr and the other the demigod daughter of Athena Percy sets out on a quest across the United States to reach the gates of the Underworld (located in a recording studio in Hollywood) and prevent a catastrophic war between the gods. But to succeed on his quest, Percy will have to unravel a treachery more powerful than the gods themselves.
This is yet another book to pine for. When I was working one day I passed it by in the kid's section and never looked back, then I saw the mini preview and decided to look it, and I was delighted to find some awesome reviews on the book. From reading the description it's kind of has a Harry Potter vibe to it (and not the whole witches and wizards aspect, but the mystery and adventure)!! This is a need got to explain this to my mom when I'm broke and need to beg for money to pay for my addiction.... :)


Series Order
1. Lightning Thief
2. Sea of Monsters 
3. Titans Curse
4. Battle of the Labyrinth
5. Last Olympian 


Darklight

In this sequel to Wondrous Strange, Kelley Winslow finds her NYC acting career blossoming as she takes the lead in Romeo and Juliet. But she also finds herself desperately missing Sonny Flannery-who was forced back to the Faerie Otherworld, charged with a dangerous mission by Kelley's father, King Auberon.
When Kelley finds herself thrown into the Otherworld following a deadly chase in Central Park, her passionate reunion with Sonny is cut short. Ancient magick is stirring, and a dangerous enemy has Sonny and Kelley caught in a web of Faerie deception that could tear their love apart.

Series Order
1. Wondrous Strange
2. Darklight

This week I keep giving yet another fabulous wish-list. I have started poking in Wondrous Strange (when I say poking I mean in and out of reading it). I'm loving it and Darklight looks like it's going to be just as fabulous, and the reviews are great so I'm guessing I'm in for a treat with this one!
Love the cover!


P.S. Want more information on these books click on book title for a direct link to Authors website.


Kelly P.


9 comments:

InABox said...

Those three are on my wishlist too! I've been looking around your blog, and I think you have great taste in books. :-) Happy blogging!

Sherry @ Flipping Pages for All Ages said...

I have The Iron King(arc) I won a couple weeks ago that I still have to read, and I LOVE the Percy Jackson series, its awesome! I still need to read the rest of book 3 and 4,5. Good choices! :)

Book Chick City said...

Great list. I have Darklight to review, but definitely want to the other two! :)

Chrissie said...

Great list! I've got Darklight and The Iron King on my TBR list. Hoping to get around to reading them soon.

Another Daydreamer said...

Great wishlist! Iron King is another book I need to add to my TBR list. Love your blog, hope you come by mine. :-)

Tricia said...

Nice List! I want these three as well!

Kelly Peres said...

InAbox- Thanks!! i think you have great taste in books too!! thx for stopping by!!

Sherry- You get on that Iron King because you know ill be on your blog seeing what u thought!! :) I know the Percy Jackson series looks awesome!! I even want to watch to movie as well!!

Book Chick City- Thx to you for such an awesome meme!!

Chrissie- OOOO!! did you read Wondrous Strange??

Another Daydreamer- Thx!! I'll definitely check yours out!! :P add more to my growing shopping list!!

Tricia- Thx for stoping by!! love your list as well.

Thanks your all awesome!!
Kelly
(Midnight Glance)

Lauren said...

All of those are on my wishlist too!

Lori said...

I want to read all three of those. Here's Mine

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