Waiting on Wednesday (88)

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine, and it is a way to show off the books you can't wait to be released!!

This week I chose:

"A Witch in Winter"
by Ruth Warburton
Hodder Children's Books
Release Date: Jan 5, 2012

The following description is from goodreads.com:

Anna Winterson doesn't know she's a witch and would probably mock you for believing in magic, but after moving to the small town of Winter with her father, she learns more than she ever wanted to about power. When Anna meets Seth, she is smitten, but when she enchants him to love her, she unwittingly amplifies a deadly conflict between two witch clans and splits her own heart in two. She wants to love Seth, to let him love her – but if it is her magic that's controlling his passion, then she is as monstrous as the witch clan who are trying to use her amazing powers for their own gain.

Although a perfect fit for the paranormal romance genre, A WITCH IN WINTER avoids fangs, excessive body hair and submissive female leads, and tells the heart-wrenching story of a couple meant to be together, but being forced apart. Seth is utterly irresistible and Anna is an empowered, proactive young woman with unimaginable magic inside her. This is fast-paced, sensuous writing with believable incantations inspired by Warburton's research into witchcraft legend and old English.

The second paragraph really makes me want to read this book!! It sounds like the perfect YA paranormal for me!

What are you waiting for this week???

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26 comments

  1. This book looks awesome! I will be checking it out!!

    check out my waiting on Wednesday!
    http://sarahcatchingbooks.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-13-illuminate.html

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  2. The cover alone makes me want to read this one, but the synopsis really sounds great going to be watching for the release of this one!

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  3. Yeah! the second paragraph really sells this book! It sounds like a terrific story and I love the cover! :D

    Lovely pick, thanks for putting it on my reader as I hadn't heard of it!

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  4. I've been eagerly awaiting this book for months, so excited for release! I love any books involving witches and magic, plus the whole romance looks set to be very deliciously complicated!

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  5. Oh god! this one looks so amazing! holy COW!! =P thanks for stopping by ^_^
    Im following yoy now =D wohooo!!! =D

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  6. DEFINITELY a book for me! Thank you so much for sharing. I just added it to my tbr/wish list! Great choice. =D

    Happy reading!

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  7. Hm. Sounds like my type of read. Thanks for sharing! Will definitely look into this one when it comes out. Thanks for stopping by! :)

    Livin' Life Through Books

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  8. I haven't read many books about witches so I very much look forward to any new ones I come across - this being one of them now. It sounds really good. Thanks for stopping by!

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  9. Thanks for stopping by. Great pick, I will definitely be adding this one to my list! I love the cover also.

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  10. Oh, this sounds great. It's the first time I have heard anyone talk about this book which is very surprising. Onto the wishlist it goes! Thanks for sharing. Finding new books is definitely one of my favorite things. :)

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  11. Definitely enjoy Witches and this one sounds like a magical romance with plenty of drama. Great pick!

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  12. Wow, this sounds truly amazing! Hadn't heard of this before but I'll need to add this to my wishlist right now.

    Thanks for sharing,
    Carina @ Fictional Distraction

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  13. Wow! This sounds great and I agree--the second paragraph makes this story a must read. I will be adding this to my TBR list immediately. Great pick!

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  14. I actually just saw this yesterday and GR and I'm really looking forward to it as well!

    Giselle
    Xpresso Reads
    Btw- I'm giving away an ARC of Legend and it ends tonight if you haven't entered yet. ;)

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  15. Looks like a good read. Here's my WoW

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  16. Sounds good. I haven't heard of this one before.

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  17. This book looks fantastic! Haven't heard of it before, but it may be going on my TBR shelf~ Thank you!

    My WoW: http://onlysomewhatqueer.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-oct-5-cool-covers.html

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  18. beautiful cover, great pick!
    Thanks for stopping by CBS

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  19. this looks so good!! i added it to my tbr

    i follow you here!

    here's my WOW post! Stop by and let me know what your fav read has been so far this year!! I also posted a review of my WOW..so technically I guess I already finished with my waiting!

    http://lindsaycummingsblog.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-review-of-pledge.html

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  20. Great pick! I hadn't heard of this before but it sounds really good...I may have to add it to my wishlist. [:

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW!

    Erin @ Let's Evaluate

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  21. This one sounds like it could be really good, great choice! :) You said you followed my on my IMM but you didn't :( Oh well, thanks for following me on twitter :)

    Check out my WoW,http://bookmigik.blogspot.com/2011/10/waiting-on-wednesday-12.html

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  22. Great pick! This one sounds really good. I'd love to find more time to read YA books because I really enjoy them.

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  23. OHHH Can't wait for this one. It sounds superb :) Thanks for sharing.

    Check out my post:
    http://seeitorreadit.blogspot.com/2011/10/wow-1.html

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  24. I like the sound of it, but then I mostly like everything ;)

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  25. Ooh another book that I hadn't heard of before. Now me very interested in this book as well. Good choice. Come check out my WOW as well if you get the chance.

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  26. I absolutely can't wait for this one! It sounds amazing, and I love books about witches :).

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Thanks so much for your lovely comments!