Saturday, April 16, 2011

On My Wishlist (Radar) #4

On My Wishlist is my way of sharing all of the books that I cannot wait to get my hands upon and read. These are all 2011 releases and I can't wait till they come out. It is so hard to be patient sometimes...especially when I want to read them RIGHT NOW!

Dead Iron by Devon Monk

"Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears...

In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder: a powerful device created by mad devisers-and now in the hands of an ancient Strange who was banished to walk this Earth."

I am impatiently waiting for my library to get this book...I've had it on hold for weeks now!

Witchlanders by Lena Coakley

"High in their mountain covens, red witches pray to the Goddess, protecting the Witchlands by throwing the bones and foretelling the future.

It’s all a fake.

At least, that’s what Ryder thinks. He doubts the witches really deserve their tithes—one quarter of all the crops his village can produce. And even if they can predict the future, what danger is there to foretell, now that his people’s old enemy, the Baen, has been defeated?

But when a terrifying new magic threatens both his village and the coven, Ryder must confront the beautiful and silent witch who holds all the secrets. Everything he’s ever believed about witches, the Baen, magic and about himself will change, when he discovers that the prophecies he’s always scorned—

Are about him."

The cover on this book is just gorgeous!

The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma

"A page turner in which a skeptical H.G. Wells is called upon to investigate purported incidents of time-travel and save lives."

This is a short and sweet description but I just can't resist. Plus, I love the cover on this one as well.

The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross

"In 1897 England, sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne has no one…except the "thing" inside her.

When a young lord tries to take advantage of Finley, she fights back. And wins. But no normal Victorian girl has a darker side that makes her capable of knocking out a full-grown man with one punch….

Only Griffin King sees the magical darkness inside her that says she's special, says she's one of them. The orphaned duke takes her in from the gaslit streets against the wishes of his band of misfits: Emily, who has her own special abilities and an unrequited love for Sam, who is part robot; and Jasper, an American cowboy with a shadowy secret."

I want this book right now! Love the cover, love the summary, can't wait to read it!

I want each and every one of these right now! And the covers on all four of these books are just stunning! I'm thinking about doing a romance wishlist next week as I've been on a romance kick all of a sudden. I've been requesting romance reads from the library like crazy :) Yay for good books!


  1. Oh! Girl in Steel Corset looks great!! Here is mine

  2. you've got some great picks here and I want to read nearly all of these.

    I am really looking forward to the map of time.


  3. The Map of Time looks great. I love the cover.

  4. The Girl with the Steel Corset looks right up my alley. Thanks!!

  5. Oooooh I haven't heard of any of these. Map of Time in particular sounds fabulous!

  6. All of these sound good. I really love the title of "The Girl in the Steel Corset".

    Here's mine:

  7. Oh I've had Deadlanders on my wishlist and I just added the Map of Time. Great choices!

  8. all these books have very amazing covers! i have girl in steel corset too in my wishlist. can't wait to get hold of that one!

  9. Lisa- I love the cover of Girl in the Steel Corset and that is actually what got me interested in this book!

    Jules- I'm looking forward to The Map of Time as well. It sounds really interesting.

    Anne- I love the cover as well!

    Heavenisabookstore- Hope you get to read it and enjoy it!

    Carmen- That is why I love this adds so many books to my wishlist. I can't resist!

    Erika- I hope it is as good as it sounds!

    Melissa- I'm really looking forward to reading both of those!

    Yas- I love the covers as well! Pretty covers always draw me in :P

  10. The Map of Time looks gorgeous, and definitely has an intriguingly short description.

    Thanks for checking out my blog. I'm a new follower here now.

  11. I've added a Diana Wynne Jones book to my wishlist this week. Come see what it is.

  12. Another time travel book! Ever since I've watched the movie The Time Traveler's wife I have been adding a lot of time travel books in my TBR. Witchlander sounds great too.

  13. I've got Map of Time on my Drool-worthy List, too. It sounds fantastic and I think it's the first of a trilogy, so if it's good, there is more to look forward to :-)

  14. I hope you get these and that they don't disappoint you!

  15. Map of Time looks interesting! I've been wanting to read The Time Machine by Wells--this would make a great companion, I think!

  16. They all look good, great covers too!

  17. I'm so excited about Map of Time. I just received it 2 days back and can't stop staring at the book.


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