Saturday, February 19, 2011

On My Wishlist (2)

On My Wishlist is a fun weekly event hosted by Book Chick City and runs every Saturday. It's where I list all the books I desperately want but haven't actually bought yet. They can be old, new or forthcoming. It's also an event that you can join in with too - Mr Linky is always at the ready for you to link your own 'On My Wishlist' post. If you want to know more click here.

Across the Universe
Author: Beth Revis
Published: January 2011
Genre: Young Adult

Summary from GoodReads.com
Seventeen-year-old Amy joins her parents as frozen cargo aboard the vast spaceship Godspeed and expects to awaken on a new planet, three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known that her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon and that she would be thrust into the brave new world of a spaceship that lives by its own rules.
Amy quickly realizes that her awakening was no mere computer malfunction. Someone-one of the few thousand inhabitants of the spaceship-tried to kill her. And if Amy doesn't do something soon, her parents will be next.

Now Amy must race to unlock Godspeed's hidden secrets. But out of her list of murder suspects, there's only one who matters: Elder, the future leader of the ship and the love she could never have seen coming.

I have seen SO many reviews on this book this week. I can't wait to get my hands on it!

Anna and the French Kiss
Author: Stephanie Perkins
Published:
Genre: Young Adult

Summary from GoodReads.com
Anna is looking forward to her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a great job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. Which is why she is less than thrilled about being shipped off to boarding school in Paris—until she meets √Čtienne St. Claire: perfect, Parisian (and English and American, which makes for a swoon-worthy accent), and utterly irresistible. The only problem is that he's taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her almost-relationship back home.

As winter melts into spring, will a year of romantic near-misses end with the French kiss Anna—and readers—have long awaited?


This book has gotten RAVE reviews. It's definitely on my wishlist!

Sooo, what's on your wishlist this week???

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12 comments:

  1. I've read great reviews for Across the Univer so I really can't wait to read it either !! I've finished Anna and the French Kiss this morning and loved it !! Definitely one of my favorites books ! You so have to read it =) !!

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  2. I haven't read either. I'm really looking forward to Anna and the French Kiss . Across the Universe has had really high grades with reviewers. It didn't sound good until I starting reading what bloggers had to say and now I'm up for reading it too!

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  3. I actually got Anna and the French Kiss for Christmas, and I haven't gotten a chance to read it just yet! I'm looking forward to it. And I picked up Across the Universe at the library. Wonderful cover! I hope you get your hands on a copy of each because I've heard pretty good things about both and I'm excited for both of them! Thanks for stopping by the blog, Christy! Have a wonderful weekend, be safe, and happy reading!

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  4. I've also heard only good things about both of them. So many books and not enough hours in the day.

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  5. I've heard raves about both of these too - I have Anna and the French Kiss, I just need to find some time to read it. I hope you get both of these soon!

    My Wishlist

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  6. I really want to read Across the Universe its on my list too as well as Anna's.

    On Our Wishlist

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  7. @Elodie- I'm so glad to hear you liked Anna and the French Kiss! I hope I can get a copy soon!

    @Gina- I kwym, all these great reviews are getting me reved up to read these books!

    @A.Knight - Our library doesn't have either book yet, and it's KILLING ME! I am probably going to get them for my nook, but knowing my luck, they will come in at the library as soon as I do. ;) I'm excited to read them too! I hope you like them!

    @Petra- Ugh, I agree! So many books, so little time!

    @Barbara- Thanks! I'm hoping I can get them soon too. I hope you enjoy reading Anna and the French Kiss!

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  8. @BLHmistress - These books seem really popular!! Thanks for visiting!

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  9. thanks for stopping by my blog, I really enjoyed both the books your wiahing for especiall Anna and The French Kiss

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  10. These both sound good. Have you read I am Number Four? It was a fantastic read.

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  11. Thanks for visiting!! I'm now following you all!

    @pussreboots - Great reads!

    @Fiction State of Mind - Glad to hear you enjoyed them! I can't wait to finally read them. :)

    @heavenisabookstore - Yes, I have read I Am Number Four, and I LOVED it! I'm hoping to get to go see the movie soon also. :)

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