Waiting on Wednesday (222)


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:

"Poison Princess"

by Kresley Cole
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Release Date: Oct 2, 2013

The following description is from goodreads.com:

#1 New York Times bestselling author Kresley Cole introduces The Arcana Chronicles, post-apocalyptic tales filled with riveting action, the dark mysticism of Tarot cards, and breathtaking romance.She could save the world—or destroy it.

Sixteen year old Evangeline “Evie” Greene leads a charmed life, until she begins experiencing horrifying hallucinations. When an apocalyptic event decimates her Louisiana hometown, Evie realizes her hallucinations were actually visions of the future—and they’re still happening. Fighting for her life and desperate for answers, she must turn to her wrong-side-of-the-bayou classmate: Jack Deveaux.

But she can’t do either alone.

With his mile-long rap sheet, wicked grin, and bad attitude, Jack is like no boy Evie has ever known. Even though he once scorned her and everything she represented, he agrees to protect Evie on her quest. She knows she can’t totally depend on Jack. If he ever cast that wicked grin her way, could she possibly resist him?

Who can Evie trust?

As Jack and Evie race to find the source of her visions, they meet others who have gotten the same call. An ancient prophesy is being played out, and Evie is not the only one with special powers. A group of twenty-two teens has been chosen to reenact the ultimate battle between good and evil. But it’s not always clear who is on which side…
Since Kresley Cole has written historical romances, she's already an author on my radar. I'd love to see what she does with YA. Poison Princess is just too cool of a title, too, I love it. My only question is, is her love interest way older than her? He looks way too old for YA in my opinion, what do you think?

What are you waiting for this week???

23 comments

  1. Nice pick but I have to agree...he DOES look way older! Strange...

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  2. This one is on my to-read shelf too! I hope its as good as it looks!

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  3. Awesome pick! I can't wait for this! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    My WoW!

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  4. OOhhh!!! The Poison Princess does sound awesome! I have an ARC and I can't wait to get to it! Awesome choice this week :) Check out my WOW:

    Crystal @ Elegantly Bound Books

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  5. This one does sound really good and is new-to-me. I'll be adding it to my TBR list. And you are right- he is way older looking than her. Great pick!

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  6. This sounds totally intriguing and exciting! Great pick :)

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  7. I can't wait to read this!!! Cole is an awesome writer and hopefully this YA DEBUT WILL BE JUST AS GREAT AS HER ADULT SERIES!

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  8. A lot of people seem to be wanting this one! And yet I find myself so-so about it! Been pickier with reads lately since I have too many as it is!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  9. I've been dying to read this one! I do agree about the boy/man on the cover. He looks far too old for YA. Great pick! :)
    My W.O.W.

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  10. I do like Cole's adult books :D

    yup not a boy

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  11. Really excited for this book! I agree about the guy on the cover, he does look a bit too old, but I think the love interest in the book is of a similar age. Great pick!

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  12. I have not heard of this book but I will be checking it out! Thanks for spotlighting it! Check out my WoW!

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  13. I can't wait to see how Kresley Cole does YA, I bet it's amazing. I am SO excited for this one as well!

    Here's what i'm waiting on

    and check out my awesome YA giveaway Here

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  14. He does look too old for YA. Ah, well! It's a gorgeous cover, anyway. :)

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  15. That guy ought to be 30, at least (or 19 in tv high school land)
    LOL

    Nope, he looks way old.

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  16. I can't wait for this either! Kresley Cole is an amazing writer and I'm sure she'll be great at YA too. Thanks for sharing!

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  17. You're right... fantastic title. Plus, who doesn't love a bad boy?

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  18. This sounds so. good. I've never read anything by Kresley Cole but I would gladly start off with this novel! :) I love the bit in the summary about not knowing which side everyone will fall on... Sounds like a pretty legitimate concern! Great pick this week, Carrie! <3

    Sonia

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  19. This is a new one to me, but it looks good. I'm off to add it to my list. Great pick!

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  20. I have this one but I haven't gotten to it yet. My friends are HUGE fans of her adult paranormal series but Ive only read the first book and didn't enjoy it but I'm still curious to read Poison Princess.

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  21. I want to read this one soooo much.

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Thanks so much for your lovely comments!