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Friday, December 27, 2013

Top 10 of 2013: Books I’m Looking Forward to in 2014




The One (The Selection #3) by Kiera Cass
Genre: Young Adult (Dystopian/Fantasy Romance)
Expected Publication: May 6, 2014
Publisher: HarperTeen

The Selection changed the lives of thirty-five girls forever. And now, the time has come for one winner to be chosen.

America never dreamed she would find herself anywhere close to the crown—or to Prince Maxon's heart. But as the competition approaches its end and the threats outside the palace walls grow more vicious, America realizes just how much she stands to lose—and how hard she'll have to fight for the future she wants.

From the very first page of The Selection, this #1 New York Times bestselling series has captured readers' hearts and swept them away on a captivating journey... Now, in The One, Kiera Cass delivers a satisfying and unforgettable conclusion that will keep readers sighing over this electrifying fairy-tale long after the final page is turned.

Check out my reviews of the previous books in the series:

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Forever Summer (Summer #4) by C.J. Duggan
Genre: New Adult (Contemporary Romance)
Expected Publication: 2014
Publisher: Self

You see there’s this boy.
He makes me smile, forces me to listen, serenades me out of tune and keeps me sane, all the while driving me insane. He's really talented like that. But for the first time in since, well, forever, things are about to change. The question is, how much am I willing to lose in order to potentially have it all?

Enter a world of sweltering Aussie summers, fabulously addictive characters and sweet intoxicating romance in C.J Duggan’s FOREVER SUMMER
Adam and Ellie’s Story

Check out my reviews of the previous books in the series:

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Search (The Empire Chronicles #2) by Alyssa Rose Ivy
Genre: New Adult (Paranormal Romance)
Expected Publication: 2014
Publisher: Self

Blurb not available yet.

Check out my reviews of the previous book in the series:

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City of Heavenly Fire (The Mortal Instruments #6) by Cassandra Clare
Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal/Fantasy Romance)
Expected Publication: May 27, 2014
Publisher: Walker Books Ltd

ΕRCHOMAI, SEBASTIAN HAD SAID. 

I am coming.

Darkness returns to the Shadowhunter world. As their society falls apart around them, Clary, Jace, Simon and their friends must band together to fight the greatest evil the Nephilim have ever faced: Clary’s own brother. Nothing in the world can defeat him — must they journey to another world to find the chance? Lives will be lost, love sacrificed, and the whole world changed in the sixth and last installment of the Mortal Instruments series!

Check out my reviews of The Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare:

Pre-order City of Heavenly Fire!


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Bad Blood (Aurora Sky: Vampire Hunter #3) by Nikki Jefford 
Genre: New Adult (Paranormal/Fantasy Romance)
Expected Publication: May 2014
Publisher: Self

Aurora Returns Spring 2014!

BAD IS THE NEW GOOD

Aurora returns from boot camp to a new assignment, an unwelcome roommate, and the increasingly amorous attentions of a certain vampire hunter.

College is starting, and so is Aurora’s undercover work at a network of swanky parties known as “Tastings” for high rolling vampires who like their blood laced with fine wine. But Aurora’s not the only one on the prowl. An underground investigation is under way to find out who killed one of Anchorage’s most prominent vampires… and Aurora is a prime suspect.

(Language, violence, and sexual situations.)

***Don't miss STAKEOUT, Vol. 2.5, a 53,000 word novella featuring Noel Harper and the entire Aurora Sky gang. Releasing January 2014.***

Check out my reviews of the previous books in the series:


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Cup of Life (Everlast #2.5) by Juliana Haygert
Genre: New Adult (Fantasy Romance)
Expected Publication: January 20, 2014
Publisher: Self

His existence would mean nothing without her.

**New Adult Fantasy Novella**

**This is a novella between book #2 and book #3 told from Micah’s POV.**



Check out my reviews of the previous books in the series:

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Taut: The Ford Book (A Rook and Ronin Spin-off) by J.A. Huss
Genre: New Adult (Contemporary Romance)
Tentative release date: January 20, 2014
Publisher: Self

Ford Aston is getting the f*ck out of Denver. He does not give a shit about blizzards, getting his old-ass Bronco over the Rocky Mountains in one piece, or a girl knocking on his hotel door looking to be saved.

Ford Aston is known for many things. Being an emotionless, messed up bastard, a freakishly smart social outcast, and a cold, domineering master who keeps “pets” instead of girlfriends.

And after Rook broke his heart, he plans to keep it that way.

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Ashleigh is getting the f*ck out of somewhere, but she’s not quite sure where she’s coming from, let alone where she’s going.

Ashleigh is known for nothing, and that’s exactly what she’s got going for her. She’s broke, stranded in the mountains with a three month old baby, and Ford Aston is f*cking with her head.

Big. Time.

And she plans to f*ck with his right back.

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It’s a coy game at first, filled with flirting, and innuendo—but Ford soon realizes something is not quite right with Ashleigh. In fact, something is seriously, seriously wrong and the closer they get to their final destination, the closer Ford gets to the truth.

One night of devastation, self-loathing, and emptiness turns into the best thing that ever happened to Ford Aston. But one day of in-your-face reality threatens Ashleigh's whole existence. Can Ford allow another woman into his heart and risk the possibility of being hurt, or will he walk away from Ashleigh just when she needs him most?

Check out my reviews of The Rook & Ronin Series by J.A. Huss:

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The Forever Song (Blood of Eden #3) by Julie Kagawa
Genre: Young Adult (Dystopian/Paranormal Romance)
Expected Publication: April 29, 2014
Publisher: Harlequin Teen

VENGEANCE WILL BE HERS 

Allison Sekemoto once struggled with the question: human or monster? 

With the death of her love, Zeke, she has her answer. 

MONSTER 

Allie will embrace her cold vampire side to hunt down and end Sarren, the psychopathic vampire who murdered Zeke. But the trail is bloody and long, and Sarren has left many surprises for Allie and her companions—her creator, Kanin, and her blood brother, Jackal. The trail is leading straight to the one place they must protect at any cost—the last vampire-free zone on Earth, Eden. And Sarren has one final, brutal shock in store for Allie. 

In a ruined world where no life is sacred and former allies can turn on you in one heartbeat, Allie will face her darkest days. And if she succeeds, triumph is short-lived in the face of surviving forever alone.

Check out my reviews of the previous books in the series:

Pre-order The Forever Song!


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Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge 
Genre: Young Adult (Fantasy Romance)
Date Published: January 28, 2014
Publisher: Balzer & Bray

Graceling meets Beauty and the Beast in this sweeping fantasy about one girl's journey to fulfill her destiny and the monster who gets in her way-by stealing her heart.

Based on the classic fairy tale Beauty and the Beast, Cruel Beauty is a dazzling love story about our deepest desires and their power to change our destiny.

Since birth, Nyx has been betrothed to the evil ruler of her kingdom-all because of a foolish bargain struck by her father. And since birth, she has been in training to kill him.

With no choice but to fulfill her duty, Nyx resents her family for never trying to save her and hates herself for wanting to escape her fate. Still, on her seventeenth birthday, Nyx abandons everything she's ever known to marry the all-powerful, immortal Ignifex. Her plan? Seduce him, destroy his enchanted castle, and break the nine-hundred-year-old curse he put on her people.

But Ignifex is not at all what Nyx expected. The strangely charming lord beguiles her, and his castle-a shifting maze of magical rooms-enthralls her.

As Nyx searches for a way to free her homeland by uncovering Ignifex's secrets, she finds herself unwillingly drawn to him. Even if she could bring herself to love her sworn enemy, how can she refuse her duty to kill him? With time running out, Nyx must decide what is more important: the future of her kingdom, or the man she was never supposed to love.

Pre-order Cruel Beauty!

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Of Neptune (The Syrena Legacy #3) by Anna Banks
Genre: Young Adult (Paranormal/Mythological Romance)
Date Published: May 13, 2014
Publisher: Feiwel & Friends

Blurb not available yet.

Check out my review of Of Poseidon:

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1 comment :

  1. There a few on this list I want to read to !
    Joelle from http://angelswithattitudebookreviews-joelle.blogspot.com/

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