Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday #12

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine That spotlights upcoming releases we are eagerly anticipating.



What I'm Waiting on(Donna/BLHmistress):
This is another series I am absolutely addicted too, Warrior of Poseidon Series by Alyssa Day, This release is scheduled for June 7th, 2011


Paperback: 336 pages
Publisher: Berkley (June 7, 2011)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0425241793
ISBN-13: 978-0425241790
Alyssa Day's Website
Amazon
Amazon Summary:(not much of a summary but I know I will love this if its anything like the others in this series.)

The most unexpected of all allies to Poseidon's warriors has proven to be the fiercest-Daniel, a vampire and Night Guild mage. But even the strongest alliance can be destroyed when a vampire's oath crosses paths with a maiden's quest, and an eleven-thousand-year-old desire is reborn.




What Kelly is Waiting On:


Well, you know what? I'll tell you what I've had on my library waiting list for a very long time now. I've heard a lot about this book and it's received TONS of great reviews. This is not normally the type of book I'd read, but I'm willing to take a chance.

From Amazon's page:

"In many ways, Jack is a typical 5-year-old. He likes to read books, watch TV, and play games with his Ma. But Jack is different in a big way--he has lived his entire life in a single room, sharing the tiny space with only his mother and an unnerving nighttime visitor known as Old Nick. For Jack, Room is the only world he knows, but for Ma, it is a prison in which she has tried to craft a normal life for her son. When their insular world suddenly expands beyond the confines of their four walls, the consequences are piercing and extraordinary. Despite its profoundly disturbing premise, Emma Donoghue's Room is rife with moments of hope and beauty, and the dogged determination to live, even in the most desolate circumstances. A stunning and original novel of survival in captivity, readers who enter Room will leave staggered, as though, like Jack, they are seeing the world for the very first time. --Lynette Mong"

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As I said, I'm on a waiting list for this book at my library...164 people deep. It's a very popular book and one that I'd like to read. I don't know if I'd say I'm anxious to read it, but I do want to.

19 comments:

Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books said...

Interesting to see Poseidon and vampires mentioned in one story. Never heard of the series, but I think I might give it a try. Great WoW!

Here's mine

Awesomesauce Book Club said...

I have never heard of either. But that is a good thing, it gives me more books to check out.

Penelope Lolohea said...

I had to do a double-take there; Poseidon and vampires?! I might have to check it out! And I've been interested in reding ROOM. I've been hearing good things about it. Great picks!

Majanka Verstraete said...

Room sounds like an awesome read, and it has a nice cover. The first novel Vampires in Atlantis? That might be something I have to take a look at! I love Atlantis, and the story around it, and mythology, etc. Combine that with vampires, and you made my day.

Here's my Waiting on Wednesday.

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

I've been wanting to read ROOM for awhile, now. The vampire and Poseidon book...not so much. It sounds enticing, if you're a vampire lover. LOL

Thanks for sharing.

Here's MY WOW POST

BooksforCompany said...

'Room' isn't usually my type of book but l am aiming to read it this year. Every one on RISI (UK site) LOVES it!

Jess (Gone with the Words) said...

Rawr! The cover of Vampire in Atlantis is HOT! Great picks!

Hope you get a chance to stop by Gone with the Words and check out what I'm Waiting On this Wednesday!!

BLHmistress said...

@Chelsey you should its an awesome series or at least I think so I highly recommend Alyssa Day books.
@ ABC oh yes you should I am interested to know what you think
@Penelope- She does a terrific twist of the Lore.
@Majanka OH it is wonderful twist they are very fast reads as well.
@Laurel I have actually myself forgot about the Room til Kelly added her WOW. I have wanted to read it too.
@BFC- Same here, its not my norm but the premise got my attention.
@Jess Isn't that a hot cover 'fans self" :)

Blodeuedd said...

That is one popular waiting list, but it is worth it

Meaghan from A Bookworm's Haven said...

I had never heard of the Warrior of Poseidon Series, but it sounds like something right up my ally. I added it to my "to read" list. Great pick :)

Damaris said...

I really like Alyssa Day's series. I think I read the first three or two and lost track of what order they go lol. I might have to stalk you for info on it lol

BLHmistress said...

LOL reading list

1. Atlantis Rising, High Prince Conlan
1.5 Bastien’s story Wild Hearts in Atlantis,
in Wild Thing, an anthology
2. Atlantis Awakening, Lord Vengeance
2.5 Ethan’s story Shifter’s Lady,
in Shifter, an anthology
3. Atlantis Unleashed, Lord Justice
4. Atlantis Unmasked, Alexios
5. Atlantis Redeemed, Brennan,
6. Atlantis Betrayed, Christophe
and finally VAMPIRES IN ATLANTIS!! Daniel/Drakes/Devon (the reason for 3 names is explained in previous books)

I do love this series and highly recommend her books to everyone.

kavyen said...
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kavyen said...

164 people? Thats an awful lot of wait.. now, I so want to read it :)

Larissa {Larissa's Bookish Life} said...

oooh cool picks hon! =D

Tevya said...

I haven't heard of that series either. I will definitely add it to my wish list!

Kellly's reading Night Embrace? *sigh* I love Talon & Sunshine!

Reading Lark's WOW

Lover of Romance said...

I haven't had a chance to read from Alyssa Day yet, but I have heard of this series, and I can't wait until I can!!!! And the cover is very hott!!!

BLHmistress said...

@Tevya OH you should I absolutely love the Warrior's of Poseidon series it has a mixture of Lore in them.

@LOR Yes she has many hott covers! and I love her mixture of Atlantis,Vampires, Shifters and more.

heavenisabookstore said...

We can't seem to keep Room on the shelf. It is constantly out of stock. Which to me, means it is a good read. Also on my list of TBR.

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