Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"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 selections are...

's Pick:

Title: The Orphan Queen
Author: Jodi Meadows
Series:  Untitled #1
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publication Date: March 10th, 2015

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Wilhelmina has a hundred identities.

She is a princess. When the Indigo Kingdom conquered her homeland, Wilhelmina and other orphaned children of nobility were taken to Skyvale, the Indigo Kingdom’s capital. Ten years later, they are the Ospreys, experts at stealth and theft. With them, Wilhelmina means to take back her throne.

She is a spy. Wil and her best friend, Melanie, infiltrate Skyvale Palace to study their foes. They assume the identities of nobles from a wraith-fallen kingdom, but enemies fill the palace, and Melanie’s behavior grows suspicious. With Osprey missions becoming increasingly dangerous and their leader more unstable, Wil can’t trust anyone.

She is a threat. Wraith is the toxic by-product of magic, and for a century using magic has been forbidden. Still the wraith pours across the continent, reshaping the land and animals into fresh horrors. Soon it will reach the Indigo Kingdom. Wilhelmina’s magic might be the key to stopping the wraith, but if the vigilante Black Knife discovers Wil’s magic, she will vanish like all the others

Jodi Meadows introduces a vivid new fantasy full of intrigue, romance, dangerous magic, and one girl’s battle to reclaim her place in the world.

This book had me with... She is a princess. I'll never get over this princess obsession I have. Plus, this is fantasy, and after reading The Kiss of Deception, I've been itching to read more from this genre. Count me in!

's Pick:

Title: Mr. Kiss and Tell
Author: Rob Thomas
Series: Veronica Mars, book #2
Publisher: Vintage/Random House
Publication Date: October 28, 2014

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In the second book in the New York Times bestselling mystery series, Veronica Mars is back with a case that will expose the hidden workings of one of Neptune’s most murderous locations.

The Neptune Grand has always been the seaside town’s ritziest hotel, despite the shady dealings and high-profile scandals that seem to follow its elite guests. When a woman claims that she was brutally assaulted in one of its rooms and left for dead by a staff member, the owners know that they have a potential powder keg on their hands. They turn to Veronica to disprove—or prove—the woman's story.

The case is a complicated mix of hard facts, mysterious occurrences, and uncooperative witnesses. The hotel refuses to turn over its reservation list and the victim won’t divulge who she was meeting that night. Add in the facts that the attack happened months ago, the victim’s memory is fuzzy, and there are holes in the hotel’s surveillance system, and Veronica has a convoluted mess on her hands. As she works to fill in the missing pieces, it becomes clear that someone is lying—but who? And why?

Yes!!! Yesyesyes! I love all things Veronica Mars! I can't wait for more, but there had better be more Logan this time around. I'll probably wait for the audio because OMG Kristen Bell is still perfect as the voice of VM.

What are you desperately waiting for this Wednesday? Let us know in the comments or share a link to your own WoW post!


  1. Oh, I so cannot wait to read The Orphan Queen! I haven't read any of Jodi Meadows' books, but I WANT THIS ONE!! Great picks. :)

  2. Cool picks. I like Orphan Queen's cover and synopsis. And I'd love to start the Veronica Mars series.

    Happy Wednesday!

    Shane @ Itching for Books

  3. The Orphan Queen was my WOW pick a few weeks ago. The Veronica Mars series sounds interesting.

    Books of Love

  4. I couldn't get into the New Souls series, I read the first one and liked it, but not my type of read, but really want to read this one! I also need to get the first VM.

    Here's mine

    Kirsty @ StudioReads

  5. Great picks. I cant wait to read The Orphan Queen. I haven't read any of The Veronica Mars books. :(

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

  6. Ummmmmm, yea, that cover to The Orphan Queen! I mean.......gaahhhh! Just stunning! STUNNING!!!!
    Love my fantasy books and can't wait for this one!!!
    Great picks gals!! xoxo
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    Michelle @ Book Hangovers Blabs Books

  7. These both sound interesting. People keep telling me that Veronica Mars is right up my alley. Hmmm... Happy reading.
    Waiting on Weds @Libby Blog

  8. Ohh I didn't know there was a book 2 to the Veronica Mars book! This has me excited!

    Here's My WoW :)

  9. I am obsessed with Veronica Mars so if we can't get another season, i'll take the book! Thanks for sharing :)

    Nemo @ Blame it on the Book

  10. I'm anxiously awaiting BOTH of these WoW's!! Veronica Mars is a particular favorite of mine, and I thought the first book was so amazing and spot on with the voice of the character. I can't wait for the next one!! And Orphan Queen just sounds like such an awesome new fantasy series. GAH! So many great reads are coming, it makes me twitchy! Great picks, both of you!! My WoW.

  11. Awesome pick! I haven't heard of this one yet. I have to go check it out!

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  12. I am huge fan of Veronica Mars! I sill need to read the books though! I hope you enjoy this one :)

  13. The Orphan Queen looks amazing even if I don't read a whole lot of fantasy. Definitely picking that one up. I never watched VM. Do you have to have read the series to understand the books? I would definitely listen to Kristen Bell narrate and my commute is about to go from nothing to atrocious, so I'm on the lookout for some good audio books. Great picks!

  14. OMG! Jen!!! I am dying with excitement about Mr. Kiss and Tell! I just went straight into pre-order mode and I am so happy to see that the wait isn't too long. Guess I know what my next WOW post will be! *squeeeee*

  15. The Orphan Queen sounds fantastic, and yes to another book for Veronica Mars! Great WoW picks!

  16. I'm excited for The Orphan Queen, too! A princess AND a thief? Yes please! Have you had a chance to read her Incarnate series? Really liked those books!

  17. Both sound great but I'm leaning more towards The Orphan Queen :D

    My WoW


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