Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that are highly anticipated.

Title: Fated
Author: Alyson Noel
Pub Date: May 22nd 2012

"Lately strange things have been happening to Daire Santos. Animals follow her, crows mock her, and glowing people appear out of nowhere. Worried that Daire is having a nervous breakdown, her mother packs her off to stay in the dusty plains of Enchantment, New Mexico with a grandmother she’s never met.

There she crosses paths with Dace, a gorgeous guy with unearthly blue eyes who she’s encountered before...but only in her dreams. And she’ll get to know her grandmother—a woman who recognizes Daire’s bizarre episodes for what they are. A call to her true destiny as a Soul Seeker, one who can navigate between the worlds of the living and the dead. Her grandmother immediately begins teaching her to harness her powers—but it’s an art that must be mastered quickly. Because Dace’s brother is an evil shape-shifter who’s out to steal her powers. Now Daire must embrace her fate as a Soul Seeker and find out if Dace is one guy she’s meant to be with...or if he’s allied with the enemy she’s destined to destroy."
~goodreads

I was easily drawn in by this cover. I love the Native American feel with the dream catcher earrings and the nature background. I wasn't necessarily fond of the The Immortals series. I did read the first book but didn't feel a burning need to continue the series. I did like Alyson's writing though so I'm willing to give this series a shot.
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I love books, tea/coffee(by the gallon) and sour candy. I wear my nerd badge with pride and have two children ages 5 and 3 that keep me on my toes.
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9 comments:

  1. Happy Wednesday, Jen!

    I hadn't heard of this new book by Alyson Noel! Thanks for the reveal!

    I"m a new Twitter follower ;)

    And here's my WOW

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  2. I haven't read a Noel book in awhile, might have to give this one a go!

    - Jessica @ Book Sake

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  3. Hey there! New follower hopping through. :) I have read one or two books written by Noel, and they haven't really worked out for me, either, so I hope this one makes you crave the next installment! ; )

    Patricia // My WOW

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  4. This looks like a TBR book. Sounds intriguing. I just started WOW. I am a bit excited about it! =)

    Mary
    http://sweepingme.com/2012/03/waiting-on-wednesday-1/

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  5. Ohhh I won this from LibraryThing and I am SO EXCITED to get my copy :) It's going to be AWESOME! :D

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

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  6. I haven't read anything by Alyson Noel (yet), this one does look interesting though!

    Thanks for stopping by! :)

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  7. I didn't know Alyson Noel had another new series coming out, thanks for sharing! :D

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  8. This looks so good. I just recently added this to my TBR.


    My WoW@BloodSweatandBooks

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  9. Fated sounds awesome, huh? I am looking forward to reading it soon. I just got the paperback for a ARC. The cover is so pretty and the book even feels cool. lol

    - Beckie @ Bittersweet Enchantment

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