Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday #66: Pointe, Oblivion & Pieces of Me

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spines. This is a cool way to spotlight a upcoming release that you're anxious about, as well as checking out what other book lovers are anticipating as well. So, check out my WoW for this week:

by Brandy Colbert
Release date: April 10th 2014
Publisher: Penguin

Synopsis via Goodreads:

Theo is better now.

She's eating again, dating guys who are almost appropriate, and well on her way to becoming an elite ballet dancer. But when her oldest friend, Donovan, returns home after spending four long years with his kidnapper, Theo starts reliving memories about his abduction—and his abductor.

Donovan isn't talking about what happened, and even though Theo knows she didn't do anything wrong, telling the truth would put everything she's been living for at risk. But keeping quiet might be worse.

by Sasha Dawn
Release date: May 27th 2014
Publisher: EgmontUSA

Synopsis via Goodreads:

Lisa McMann's Dead to You meets Kate Ellison's The Butterfly Clues in a psychological thriller full of romance, intrigue, and mystery. 

Two years ago, Callie was found in an abandoned apartment, scrawling words on the wall: "I KILLED HIM. His blood is on my hands. His heart is in my soul. I KILLED HIM." But she remembers nothing of that night or of the three previous days. All she knows is that her father, the reverend at the Church of the Holy Promise, is missing, as is Hannah, a young girl from the parish. Their disappearances have to be connected and Callie knows that her father was not a righteous man.

But the more she remembers, the closer she comes to the horrifying truth. And when a good looking guy in school helps her to remember what she's buried for so long, she might wish she never dug up the past.

Pieces of MePieces of Me
by Amber Kizer
Release date: February 11th 2014
Publisher: Delacorte Press

Synopsis via Goodreads:

When high school oddball and introvert Jessica Chai is killed in a car accident, her parents decide that Jessica would have wanted her organs donated to those who so desperately need these gifts of life. But Jessica is angry about dying and being dismembered. 
Taking the idea of cell memory to the next level, not only do the recipients get pieces of Jessica, but gets pieces of their memories and lives moving forward—she knows what they know and keeps tabs on their growth, recovery, and development. This begins her journey to learn her purpose as she begins to grasp that her ties to these teenagers goes beyond random weirdness. 

It's through their lives that Jessica learns about herself, as she watches the lives she literally touched continue to interlock.

Why I'm Waiting

I love the covers. Those appealed to me before I even decided to read their descriptions and as good as they sound, I hope the stories are equally as intriguing as the effort placed in the artwork. I know that's silly because covers can be misleading but my fingers are crossed :)

What are you waiting for?


  1. Ooh, nice choices - they all look really intriguing.

    Here's my WoW .

    Zareena @ Books and Books

  2. I haven't heard of any of these and they all sound really interesting. Thanks for sharing :)

    Tanja @ Ja Ĩitam, a ti?

  3. Wow, all amazing shares Shane, thanks for this! I've added all of them to my TBR pile. I especially love the sound of Oblivion, and Pieces of Me sounds really chilling.

    Jeann @ Happy Indulgence

  4. I'm loving your picks this week :) They are all going to my TBR list. :)

    My WoW :)

    Jackie @Jackie's Book World

  5. OOh nice picks! Haven't heard of any of these! Hope you enjoy them all!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  6. Nice picks! They look good. :D Especially Pointe. May have to check it out!

    Bieke @ Istyria book blog

  7. I can't wait to read Pointe. Great picks, Morgan.

    Glass @ Way Too Hot Books

  8. I haven't heard for any of these yet but they look good. Hope you get them soon!
    Happy reading!

  9. Very cool choices! I also have Pointe in my TBR list!

    My WoW:

  10. All three of these sound awesome! I added Pointe though. That one sounds A-MA-ZING! Thanks for sharing!
    My WoW

  11. Haha! I tend to choose a book by it's cover, too! These are some good ones!
    Thanks for stopping by.

  12. I haven't heard of any of these but they look and sound really good. Thanks for sharing!

    My WOW:

    1. Glad to introduce them to you then :)

      Thanks for coming over!

  13. Always such great picks Shane! I am looking forward to these too!

    Thanks for stopping by!
    Nicole @ The Quiet Concert

  14. They all look worth waiting for! Adding them to my pile. :)

    thanks for the heads up!

  15. All 3 of these books sound good. I just added Pointe to my TBR. Thanks for sharing. :-)

  16. The first two are ones I've been waiting on as well! The third isn't something I've heard of, but MAN OH MAN that sounds good!

    Jess @ Such A Novel Idea.

  17. These are great picks. I can't wait to read Pointe too.

  18. I hope they are as good as you are expecting! The covers are very pretty

    My Friends Are Fiction's Waiting on Wednesday

  19. All three of these! I want to read all three!

  20. Nice picks. They all sound intriguing :)

  21. I'm so freaking excited for Pointe! It sounds nothing short of awesome. Great picks!

  22. Very cool picks. I love the cover of Pieces of Me. Thanks for sharing, Shane!

  23. All three of these sound fantastic! And the cover art is stunning for each of them...and Oblivion is seriously creepy! Great WoW picks!

    Thanks for visiting my WoW post earlier!

    Wendy @ Escape Into Fiction

  24. i haven't run across pieces of me yet but i'm very intrigued by the premise of cell memory. i'm going to add it to my "to look out for" book list :)

    hope you can stop by my WoW.

    -michelle @ Michelle & Leslie's Book Picks

  25. These are new to me and they wound good. Thanks for introducing me to them.

  26. Interesting choices as these both are new to me and sound really good. Thanks for visiting my WOW earlier.


  27. These sound amazing! I can't wait to read Pointe, I love the cover and you have me really curious about Oblivion.

    Thanks for sharing Shane :)

    Sharon – Obsession with Books

  28. Interesting! Pointe especially appeals to me -- I love a good ballet story, and this one sounds creepy as well, which might be a great combination. Thanks for stopping by my blog!


  29. Pieces of Me has an intriguing premise. I look forward to hearing your take after you read this one.

  30. These are great choices!! I'm looking for something different to read, so I'm going to check these out! Thanks for visiting my blog!

    Kathy @My Nook, Books & More

  31. Great picks! Love these Covers ;)

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW!

    Mikki @A Bookish Escape

  32. I haven't heard of Pointe and Pieces of Me yet but they sound pretty good! Oblivion too, it gives off a creepy vibe in a good way. Thanks for visiting and dropping by my WoW!! Love your picks!!

  33. Great choices!!! I'm adding them all to my TBR. I can't wait for 2014 >.<
    Thanks for stopping by and Happy reading.

  34. Love those covers! They all sound really good, thanks for sharing! And thanks for stopping by The Quiet Girl Talks:)

  35. Ooh, great choices! I really love the sound of Oblivion! It sounds like it's going to be a fantastic thriller novel and I definitely have to add it t my TBR list. Point sounds interesting too, so I might just have to check that one out.
    Great picks! Thanks for stopping by :)

  36. Oh Pointe sounds great! I love books with dancing in them! Great picks!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  37. Pointe sound pretty good. I haven't heard of Oblivion or Pieces of Me before, so thanks for sharing! :)

  38. I'm so excited for Oblivion ;) Great WoW picks ;)
    -Scott Reads It!


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