Wednesday, May 15, 2013



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

This week's WoW selection's are...




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Title: Once We Were
Author: Kat Zhang
Series: The Hybrid Chronicles, book #2
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: September 17, 2013

Eva was never supposed to have survived this long. As the recessive soul, she should have faded away years ago. Instead, she lingers in the body she shares with her sister soul, Addie. When the government discovered the truth, they tried to “cure” the girls, but Eva and Addie escaped before the doctors could strip Eva’s soul away.

Now fugitives, Eva and Addie find shelter with a group of hybrids who run an underground resistance. Surrounded by others like them, the girls learn how to temporarily disappear to give each soul some much-needed privacy. Eva is thrilled at the chance to be alone with Ryan, the boy she’s falling for, but troubled by the growing chasm between her and Addie. Despite clashes over their shared body, both girls are eager to join the rebellion.

Yet as they are drawn deeper into the escalating violence, they start to wonder: How far are they willing to go to fight for hybrid freedom? Faced with uncertainty and incredible danger, their answers may tear them apart forever.



I loved the first book in this series.  The idea of a symbiotic relationship between two souls in one body was what drew me to the book, but the writing and the characters are what held my attention.  I cannot wait to read this sequel and see what happens to and between Eva and Addie, not to mention the people they've met along the way.  And I love these covers!




What's Left of Me (The Hybrid Chronicles, #1)Once We Were (The Hybrid Chronicles, #2)





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Title: OCD Love Story
Author: Corey Ann Haydu
Series: n/a
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Publication Date: July 23, 2013

When Bea meets Beck, she knows instantly that he's her kind of crazy. Sweet, strong, kinda-messed-up Beck understands her like no one else can. He makes her feel almost normal. He makes her feel like she could fall in love again.

But despite her feelings for Beck, Bea can't stop thinking about someone else: a guy who is gorgeous and magnetic... and has no idea Bea even exists. But Bea knows a ton about him. She spends a lot of time watching him. She has a journal full of notes. Some might even say she's obsessed.

Bea tells herself she's got it all under control, but this isn't a choice, it's a compulsion. The truth is, she's breaking down... and she might end up breaking her own heart.




Technically, I actually have a review copy of this book, but I'm so excited to read it.  Plus, Jen won't let me start it until I finish my current reads (boo!) so I really am waiting on it.  Lol.  I've always thought she was a bit OCD, so I'm sure I'll be able to relate to this character on some level.  :P





What are you waiting on this week?  Feel free to share it in the comments or leave a link so we can stop by!

15 comments:

  1. Loved What's Left of Me! Two souls in one body was so interesting. Would be hard to have another person in my body. We would argue so much! LOL
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  2. OCD Love Story sounds incredible! I must get my hands on that one. :) Thank you for sharing!! I hope you enjoy it.

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  3. Not exactly my kind of books, but great picks nonetheless :)
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  4. I haven't read What's Left Of Me but maybe I should? Once We Were sounds great.

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  5. I haven't read What's Left of Me yet. I have OCD Love Story on my tbr and I can't wait to read it.
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  6. Awesome picks! I haven't read What's Left of Me but I've heard great things about it and I'd love to read it at some point. As for the other one, I really like the sound of it.
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  7. I just checked out What's Left of Me and am excited to read it. I've heard great things. OCD Love Story sounds interesting, too. Great picks!
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  8. I think OCD Love Story sounds awesome. I'm very excited for it as well. I haven't read What's Left of Me yet, but I've heard it's fantastic. Great picks! :)

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  9. Both picks look cool! I'm really curious about OCD Love Story. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. great choices. I really want to read both these books.

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  11. Both of these sound so good! I love the cover for Once We Were. Both of those books covers are so interesting to look at. I look forward to reading them. :)

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  12. I still need to read What's Left of Me, looks very good! Ah, jealous of OCD Love Story, hope you enjoy :)

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  13. Great choice! I can't wait for these either : )

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  14. I must admit I've been feeling a bit divided about Kat Zhang's book but since you loved it so much, I should maybe check it out again :) The cover designs are fantastic!
    I've never heard of Obsessed but I think it's awesome how it sounds like your regular contemporary at first and then takes a turn for the creepy! Thanks for pointing it out to me, Mendy :)

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