Wednesday 27 June 2012

Wishlist Wednesday #37

Every Wednesday, Dani at Pen To Paper features Wishlist Wednesday, a meme in which you can list a book that you really want to read or keep meaning to get. These are books that you want to add to your wishlist, and believe me there are plenty!  I've decided to use Dani's feature every Wednesday :)

So what do you need to do to join in?
  • Follow Pen to Paper as host of the meme.
  • Pick a book from your wishlist that you are dying to get to put on your shelves.
  • Do a post telling your readers about the book and why it's on your wishlist.
  • Add your blog to the linky at the bottom of her post.
  • Put a link back to pen to paper (http://www.pentopaperblog.com/) somewhere in your post.
  • Visit the other blogs and enjoy!

So here is my book for this weeks Wishlist Wednesday:
Goodreads Synopsis:
 With every fiber of my being, I yearned to be normal. To glide through my days at Iverson without incident. But I’d have to face the fact that my life was about to unfold in a very, very different way than I’d ever envisioned. Normal would become forever out of reach.”

Lora Jones has always known that she’s different. On the outside, she appears to be an ordinary sixteen-year-old girl. Yet Lora’s been keeping a heartful of secrets: She hears songs that no one else can hear, dreams vividly of smoke and flight, and lives with a mysterious voice inside her that insists she’s far more than what she seems.

England, 1915. Raised in an orphanage in a rough corner of London, Lora quickly learns to hide her unique abilities and avoid attention. Then, much to her surprise, she is selected as the new charity student at Iverson, an elite boarding school on England’s southern coast. Iverson’s eerie, gothic castle is like nothing Lora has ever seen. And the two boys she meets there will open her eyes and forever change her destiny.

Jesse is the school’s groundskeeper—a beautiful boy who recognizes Lora for who and what she truly is. Armand is a darkly handsome and arrogant aristocrat who harbors a few closely guarded secrets of his own. Both hold the answers to her past. One is the key to her future. And both will aim to win her heart. As danger descends upon Iverson, Lora must harness the powers she’s only just begun to understand, or else lose everything she dearly loves.

Filled with lush atmosphere, thrilling romance, and ancient magic, The Sweetest Dark brilliantly captures a rich historical era while unfolding an enchanting love story that defies time.
I saw this book a few days ago featured on another blog.  I thought it sounded really cool, I really want to find out about Lora's unique abilities.  It sounds like nothing I have ever read before, so I am quite excited about it.  The cover is to die for, the colours and the smoky dress just pop out at me.  It's not released until August, so I will be eagerly awaiting its release :D


Unknown said...

I really want this thanks for posting this is going on my wishlist right now.

Why are all the good books coming out close to the end of summer):

Dani Cotton said...

I've never heard of this! It's definitely going on the wishlist now!

Great choice this week hun :)
Oh, and I've added you to the linky - my host post is now up ;P

Dani xx
Pen to Paper

serendipity_viv said...

This one looks really good!

Unknown said...

Never heard of this one but the cover is really beautiful!!

Mariana @ Book Travels

Aleksandra said...

Sounds great, so I've add it on my wishlist :)

Lauren @ Northern Plunder said...

Ooh this sounds like an interesting one! I might have to add it to mine too :D

Here is our Wishlist Wednesday
Lauren from Northern Plunder

Anonymous said...

This one's going on my list! How can I go wrong with a lush atmosphere, a love triangle, magic and mayhem? Nice pick. :)

Michelle Chew said...

It does sound really good! I've just added to my TBR list. :D

Here's my Wishlist Wednesday.

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