Saturday, August 20, 2011

On My Wishlist (Radar) #9

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 a mixture of books that are about to be released along with some older titles that I really want to read as well. (All summaries are from Goodreads).

Whitechapel Gods by S.M. Peters

"In Victorian London, the Whitechapel section is a mechanized, steam-driven hell, cut off and ruled by two mysterious, mechanical gods-Mama Engine and Grandfather Clock. Some years have passed since the Great Uprising, when humans rose up to fight against the machines, but a few brave veterans of the Uprising have formed their own Resistance-and are gathering for another attack. For now they have a secret weapon that may finally free them-or kill them all.."

Look at that creepy cover! I can't wait to get my hands on this one!!

Black Swan Rising & The Watchtower by Lee Carroll

"When New York City jewelry designer Garet James stumbles into a strange antiques shop in her neighborhood, her life is about to be turned upside down. John Dee, the enigmatic shopkeeper, commissions her to open a vintage silver box for a generous sum of money. Oddly, the symbol of a swan on the box exactly matches the ring given to her by her deceased mother. Garet can’t believe her luck and this eerie coincidence until she opens the box and otherworldly things start happening. . .
That evening, the precious silver box is stolen. When Garet begins to investigate, she learns that she has been pulled into a prophecy that is hundreds of years old, and opening the box has unleashed an evil force onto the streets of Manhattan and the world at large. Gradually, Garet pieces together her true identity one that her deceased mother desperately tried to protect her from. Generations of women in Garet’s family, including her beloved mother, suffered and died at the hands of this prevailing evil. Does Garet possess the power to reclaim the box and defeat this devastating force?"

(Summary is for Black Swan Rising)

This is a series that I've wanted to begin for some time. And now the 2nd book is out so I need to get a move on. Love these covers!

The Vanishing Game by Kate Kae Myers

"The only person seventeen-year-old Jocelyn has ever been able to depend on is her brother Jack. That's why she's devastated by his unexpected death, until he contacts her! Determined to find out why Jack faked his death, Jocelyn starts following the clues he left. When this leads her back to Seale House and the eerie foster care world from five years ago, she has no choice but to seek help from Noah, Jack's long-time friend. Yet now Noah is far different from the boy she once secretly loved. After convincing him to help her, they set out to solve the riddle of Jack's disappearance."

Doesn't this sound creepy??? How am I possibly going to wait until next year to read it?

Envy by Gregg Olsen

"Crime lives--and dies--in the deceptively picture-perfect town of Port Gamble (aka “Empty Coffin”), Washington. Evil lurks and strange things happen--and 15-year-olds Hayley and Taylor Ryan secretly use their wits and their telepathic “twin-sense” to uncover the truth about the town's victims and culprits.

Envy, the series debut, involves the mysterious death of the twins' old friend, Katelyn. Was it murder? Suicide? An accident? Hayley and Taylor are determined to find out--and as they investigate, they stumble upon a dark truth that is far more disturbing than they ever could have imagined."

I found this one courtesy of Darlene at Peeking From the Pages and I instantly had to add it to my wishlist. Love, love, love the cover!

So here is the latest in the never-ending list of books that I want to read. I'm finding it hard to be patient when I see books that I really want to read that don't come out until 2012. LOL! I can hardly wait for books that come out next month. Patience....I have none. I'm off to spend the day cleaning and reorganizing the house. And maybe I'll get around to writing a review or two.


  1. These all look so good, especially now that the Fall is coming.
    I've had my eye on Envy.
    Enjoy your weekend :)

  2. Oh I want all of those. I do have Envy on my review tbr! I just need the rest. :)

  3. The first cover is really creepy. This week's wish is inspired by a book I finished while in the mountains. Please come see which book I'm wishing for.

  4. Wow, all of those covers I'm a cover lover and those are just crazy good. And they all sound great, especially Envy. Terrific list, I hope you get to read them all.

    My Wishlist

  5. OK ... these are all really freaky covers -- especially the one that looks like the girl from The Ring lying in the bathtub! I could have nightmares just from that cover!

  6. Envy and The Vanishing Game are both on my TBR pile as well! Fabulous picks! I hope you get to read them, and enjoy them.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  7. these all sound exciting and I'm liking the creep factor lol. Really looking forward to release of Envy this week!

  8. I loved Black Swan Rising. I read it when it was first published and still remember the story :) Watchtower is on my wishlist!

  9. Black Swan Rising is also on my wishlist because the cover looks great and the synopsis sounds intriguing.

  10. I read Black Swan Rising last week and loved it. I've already got The Watchtower here waiting to be read! :)

  11. Black swan rising is so on my wishlist too! I hope you get your books soon!!

  12. These covers all make me want to get the books. Lol. I just love the cover on Envy - whoever designed that one did an awesome job. The cover on Black Swan Rising is great as well, not to mention the series sounds good.

    Hope you're having a great Sunday with your family Sam!


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