Waiting on Wednesday (74)

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine. This meme spotlights upcoming releases that I'm eagerly anticipating.

Happy Halloween!
Hey guys! It's that time of year again when the veil between the worlds grows thin and all things supernatural come out to play. Here in our country, we don't really celebrate Halloween but we do have All Saints Day on November 1 and All Souls Day on November 2. This is the time when we go to the the cemeteries, clean the tombs, and basically camp out overnight breaking bread with the dead, chitchat and some families even have karaoke.

The Watcher
Lisa Voisin
Expected Publication: March 4, 2013
Blurb from Goodreads
Millennia ago, he fell from heaven for her. Can he face her without falling again?
Fascinated with ancient civilizations, seventeen-year-old Mia Crawford dreams of becoming an archaeologist. She also dreams of wings—soft and silent like snow—and somebody trying to steal them.
When a horrible creature appears out of thin air and attacks her, she knows Michael Fontaine is involved, though he claims to know nothing about it. Secretive and aloof, Michael evokes feelings in Mia that she doesn’t understand. Images of another time and place haunt her. She recognizes them—but not from any textbook.
In search of the truth, Mia discovers a past life of forbidden love, jealousy and revenge that tore an angel from Heaven and sent her to an early grave. Now that her soul has returned, does she have a chance at loving that angel again? Or will an age-old nemesis destroy them both?
Ancient history is only the beginning.
Strands of Bronze and Gold
Jane Nickerson
Expected Publication: March, 12, 2013
Blurb from Goodreads
The Bluebeard fairy tale retold. . . .
When seventeen-year-old Sophia Petheram’s beloved father dies, she receives an unexpected letter. An invitation—on fine ivory paper, in bold black handwriting—from the mysterious Monsieur Bernard de Cressac, her godfather. With no money and fewer options, Sophie accepts, leaving her humble childhood home for the astonishingly lavish Wyndriven Abbey, in the heart of Mississippi.
Sophie has always longed for a comfortable life, and she finds herself both attracted to and shocked by the charm and easy manners of her overgenerous guardian. But as she begins to piece together the mystery of his past, it’s as if, thread by thread, a silken net is tightening around her. And as she gathers stories and catches whispers of his former wives—all with hair as red as her own—in the forgotten corners of the abbey, Sophie knows she’s trapped in the passion and danger of de Cressac’s intoxicating world.
Glowing strands of romance, mystery, and suspense are woven into this breathtaking debut—a thrilling retelling of the “Bluebeard” fairy tale.


  1. I've seen SoBaG a few times this week, may have to check it out when it comes out. Thanks for sharing, oh and new follower (Frodosco - GFC)! ^.^ If you would like to check out my Waiting On Wednesday you can do so here. :)

  2. The Watcher is something that interest me also, great choice!

    My WOW

  3. Wow, I haven't heard of either of these but they both look so good! Great pick :)

    Here's my WoW!

  4. I haven't heard of these either, but they sound great. Thanks for sharing.
    Happy Halloween!
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  5. These are all new to me so thank you so much for sharing because they sound amazing!

    Our WoW for the week =)

  6. Strands of Bronze and Gold is my WOW this week! It looks really good =) I also like the sounds of The Watcher I'm going to have to add it to my TBR list

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  7. I saw Strands of Bronze and Gold before. It sounds intriguing. Bluebeard's tale always fascinated me. Thanks for sharing!

    Great Halloween design, by the way. :)

    Our WoW this week.

    Diana @ BookVenturers


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