Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Shattered Souls and Wanderlove

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Shattered Souls

Shattered Souls by Mary Lindsey

Hardbound: 336 pages
Release date: December 8th, 2011
Publisher: Philomel/Penguin
Goodreads Summary: 

Lenzi hears voices and has visions - gravestones, floods, a boy with steel gray eyes. Her boyfriend, Zak, can't help, and everything keeps getting louder and more intense. Then Lenzi meets Alden, the boy from her dreams, who reveals that she's a reincarnated Speaker - someone who can talk to and help souls - and that he has been her Protector for centuries.

Now Lenzi must choose between her life with Zak and the life she is destined to lead with Alden. But time is running out: a malevolent spirit is out to destroy Lenzi, and he will kill her if she doesn't make a decision soon.

Love love love the cover! I smell a love triangle..


Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard 

Hardcover: 352 pages
Release date: March 13th, 2012
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Goodreads summary: It all begins with a stupid question: 

Are you a Global Vagabond? No, but 18-year-old Bria Sandoval wants to be. In a quest for independence, her neglected art, and no-strings-attached hookups, she signs up for a guided tour of Central America—the wrong one. Middle-aged tourists with fanny packs are hardly the key to self-rediscovery. When Bria meets Rowan, devoted backpacker and dive instructor, and his outspokenly humanitarian sister Starling, she seizes the chance to ditch her group and join them off the beaten path. Bria's a good girl trying to go bad. Rowan's a bad boy trying to stay good. As they travel across a panorama of Mayan villages, remote Belizean islands, and hostels plagued with jungle beasties, they discover what they've got in common: both seek to leave behind the old versions of themselves. And the secret to escaping the past, Rowan’s found, is to keep moving forward.
But Bria comes to realize she can't run forever, no matter what Rowan says. If she ever wants the courage to fall for someone worthwhile, she has to start looking back.

What are you anxiously waiting on this week? Just leave a comment of the link to your WoW post!


  1. Shattered Souls really has my attention. Did Kirstin Hubbard also write Like Mandarin? I've got to read that one too. Good selections!

  2. Great picks! Both of these books sound amazing :)

  3. Two great choices! I can't wait for Wanderlove too!

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  4. Great WoW pick! I can't wait for Shattered Souls.

    Mine is here :)

  5. I've had my eye on Shattered Souls for quite some time now. I wish the release date is around the corner! Can't wait for it! Wanderlove sounds fabulous too! Great picks :)

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  6. Seen Shattered Souls around a lot...but Wanderlove really doesn't seem my thing.
    Enjoy them both!
    Nina @ Death Books and Tea

  7. I loved Like Mandarin, and I can't wait for Wanderlove, it sounds so different! Shattered Souls sounds prettt good too :)

    Stop by my WoW

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  9. Oops, *pretty

    And, by the way, Shattered Souls is by Mary Lindsey (I think) ;)

  10. Shatters Souls looks great! I can't wait to read it!

    My WoW: Pawing Through Books

  11. Wanderlove is on NetGalley! I started reading it but found it to be a little too slow for my taste.

    ComaCalm's Corner

  12. Shattered Souls looks really good. I love books with ghosts in them.
    Here's my WoW Cold Moon Violet Books

  13. These are popular picks this week! :D Can't wait to read them both!

    Amy's Waiting on Wednesday

  14. Shattered Souls is on my TBR list. I cannot wait until it comes out. I love the cover too.
    Book Sniffers Anonymous

  15. Thanks for selecting Shattered Souls as one of your WoW picks this week!

  16. These both sound great! Thanks for sharing! Feel free to check out my WoW here.

    Rumana @ Relook the Book

  17. Great picks - I have both of these on my wishlist.

  18. Shattered Souls has a beautiful cover! It's been on my wishlist for a while now, and I can't wait for it to be released!

    Books of Amber

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