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Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Wildefire


The lovely Jill (a fellow Alabamian!) over at Breaking the Spine created the Waiting on Wednesday meme for us bloggers to showcase books we're waiting on.

Now I know that you all have heard of this one. It's popped up on Twitter, Blogger, Goodreads - basically everywhere. But it's cool to pick it anyway, I think. Because it just sounds so good.

But don't take my word for it...read the synopsis and judge for yourself. My pick for this week's WoW is





Wildefire
By Karsten Knight
Pub date: 7/26/11

Product description from Amazon.com


Every flame begins with a spark.

Ashline Wilde is having a rough sophomore year. She’s struggling to find her place as the only Polynesian girl in school, her boyfriend just cheated on her, and now her runaway sister, Eve, has decided to barge back into her life. When Eve’s violent behavior escalates and she does the unthinkable, Ash transfers to a remote private school nestled in California’s redwoods, hoping to put the tragedy behind her. But her fresh start at Blackwood Academy doesn’t go as planned. Just as Ash is beginning to enjoy the perks of her new school—being captain of the tennis team, a steamy romance with a hot, local park ranger—Ash discovers that a group of gods and goddesses have mysteriously enrolled at Blackwood…and she’s one of them. To make matters worse, Eve has resurfaced to haunt Ash, and she’s got some strange abilities of her own. With a war between the gods looming over campus, Ash must master the new fire smoldering within before she clashes with her sister one more time… And when warm and cold fronts collide, there’s guaranteed to be a storm.


See, I told you it sounded good. Now if I can just find a way to time travel.

13 comments:

  1. I CANNOT WAIT for this book to come out. Seriously, a volcano goddess? Sold.

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  2. Oh yeah. I waiting on this one. I'm trying to get an ARC. We'll see if that pans out...lol...thanks for the kind words about my manuscript Jamie!

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  3. I meant "I'm" waiting. Duh. Typo...lol...

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  4. I just came across this one the other day and it looks AWESOME. The premise sounds really unique and the cover is really eye catching. Really looking forward to this one. Great Pick!

    My WoW

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  5. That sounds awesome!! I saw this cover floating around. Definitely a must-read :)

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  6. This one does look amazing! I really like the whole premise and the cover is just gorgeous!

    Emma @ girl loves books

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  7. Oh I am absolutely pining for this lovely! It sounds like there is goign to be tons of humor in this book too. :) Couldn't have picked a better choice for WoW!

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  8. Great pick. Thanks for sharing. You can see what I'm waiting on here

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  9. UMMM ..... UMMM OMG! OMG!! I think I might be speechless this book sounds.... AWESOME!!! So adding this one to my Book to Pine for!! Sucks that the release is so far aways!! The cover is as well awesome as it is unique and eye catching!!!

    I must thank you lol for introducing me to this awesomeness!!

    My Wow is HERE

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  10. I've been waiting for that book, too! But it seems like we'll have to wait for sooo long! LOL

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  11. Great pick! That cover is gorgeous and the book sounds awesome! =D

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  12. have never seen this book. I must have missed it.
    The cover is so dark.

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