Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday (37): Soul Thief, Frost and Past Perfect

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine where you can post about upcoming books you're looking forward to.

This is a wonderful chance for blogger to show off what's coming out soon that they are excited about! Every week my wishlist balloons thanks to this awesome meme.

Riley Blackthorne’s adventures continue in the second spellbinding Demon Trappers novel, as she battles demons… and a love that could destroy her
At the start of the second thrilling installment of the Demon Trappers series, 17-year-old Riley Blackthorne has about had it up to here. After the devastating battle at the Tabernacle, trappers are dead and injured, her sweet boyfriend Simon is gravely injured, and now her beloved late father’s been illegally poached from his grave by a very powerful necromancer. Add to the mix: Ori, one sizzling hot freelance demon hunter who’s made himself Riley’s unofficial body guard, and Beck, a super over-protective “friend” who acts more like a grouchy granddad, and Riley’s almost ready to leave Atlanta altogether.
But as the demon count in Atlanta increases, the already crippled Trappers Guild has its hands full, and, when the Vatican finally sends its own Demon Hunters to take care of the city’s “little” problem, pandemonium breaks loose. Only Riley knows that she might be the center of Hell’s attention: an extremely powerful Grade 5 demon is stalking her, and her luck can't last forever. As Riley’s life becomes a dangerous balancing act, will she be strong enough not to tip? And who will be there to catch her if she falls?
Why I need this: I loved the first novel The Demon Trapper's Daughter and I just have to continue on the journey and see how Beck and Riley figure out the world without Paul (Riley's father) to help guide them. Both Riley and Beck were such amazing characters and had great voices. Can't wait for this one to be out! 

Soul Thief (Demon Trappers #2) is out August 30, 2011 by St. Martin's Griffin.

Frost by Wendy Delsol

Wendy Delsol’s FROST, is the sequel to her YA debut STORK. 
After the drama of discovering that she’s a member of the Storks, a mystical order of women endowed with powerful abilities, Katla Leblanc is finally settling into her life in chilly Minnesota. In fact, the ex-California girl even hopes for a white Christmas. But Katla’s wintry wish unexpectedly turns into the snowstorm of the century, drawing the attention of Brigid, a gorgeous environmental researcher with an amazing array of fur coats and an unusual interest in Katla’s boyfriend, Jack. 
Inspired by Norse mythology and Hans Christian Andersen’s THE SNOW QUEEN.
Why I need this: Besides that gorgeous cover?  I haven't actually read the first one yet but I own it and have read good things so of course I need to head on with the second one. Plus I love that it's inspired by The Snow Queen.

Frost is out October 11, 2011 from Candlewick.

Past Perfect by Leila Sales

A summer job is exactly the distraction that Chelsea needs in order to finally get over Ezra, the boy who dumped her on her a** and broke her heart to pieces just a few weeks before. So when Chelsea's best friend, Fiona, signs them up for roles at Essex Historical Colonial Village, Chelsea doesn't protest too hard, even though it means spending the summer surrounded by drama geeks and history nerds. Chelsea will do anything to forget Ezra.
But when Chelsea and Fiona show up for their new jobs, they find out Ezra's working there too. Maybe Chelsea should have known better than to think a historical reenactment village could help her escape her past. ...or will this turn out to be exactly the summer that Chelsea needed, after all?
Why I need this: How cute is this plot? I love that in order to stop thinking about her boyfriend, she gets a job at a re-enactment village only for her old boyfriend to be working there too. Adorable concept, adorable cover. I am so there!

Past Perfect is out October 4, 2011 by Simon Pulse.

So that's what I'm itching for this week. What about you?


  1. I'm currently reading the first in the Demon Trappers series...Soul Thief is the same as Forbidden, right?
    Frost looks good...I need to read Stork though...

  2. Thanks for sharing. I love waiting on Wednesday, I always find so many more books that I want to read.


    I love your blog design, I've signed up and I am on Lori's waiting list. This suits your blog perfectly, I can't wait to get mine :)

  3. Great picks. I'm also looking forward to Frost.

    Here's my W.O.W :

    -Mocha from A Cupcake and A Latte.

  4. Oops, I probably shouldn't have read the description for Soul Thief but the cover simply caught my eye! I still have to read The Demon Trapper's Daughter...

    Great WoW picks Amber! :)

  5. For once I've actually heard of two of these :P I can't wait to read Frost! Stork was one of my favorite books last year. Past Perfect sounds really good! Great picks this week ^-^

  6. I just love the sound of Past Perfect I need to read my copy of Stork before I'm pining for Frost :D

  7. I'm also waiting on the Soul Thief this week. I wasn't in love with the first one but I'm going to continue on with the series because I loved Beck. :)

  8. i haven't read the demon trapper yet nor stork, but checking them out in goodreads made me decide to buy them. past perfect sounds like a very fun read! thanks for sharing these! :)

  9. I've never heard of the Demon Trappers series or of Stork but I'm now going to have to find them, especially Stork because Frost sounds so amazing!

    Melissa @ SheShines


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