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Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Waiting On Wednesday: Unravel Me, Panic and The Summer Prince!

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Unravel Me (Shatter Me, #2) by Tahereh Mafi (HarperCollins, 2/5/13)

Sequel to Shatter Me, need I say more? I love Mafi's writing, she's a literal genius.

Panic by Sharon M. Draper (Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 4/2/13)

I have no idea what this is about, but I effin' love this cover. A beautiful butterfly that's being pinned by needles, the symbolism doesn't get any better. I'm looking forward to knowing more about this one!

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Scholastic, 3/2013)

Summary: Four hundred years ago, the world ended. And now, on the coast of what was once called Brazil, women rule in the legendary pyramid city of Palmares Três. The city's Queen only cedes her power to a man once every five years -- to a Summer King, whose story will grip the city like a fever.  For June Costa, art is everything. Her brilliant creations -- from murals and holograms to a delicate pattern of lights in her skin -- have impressed (and irritated) her classmates and teachers alike. Her dream is to win the prestigious Queen's Award, and the instant fame and success that come with it. It's a dream she never questions -- until she meets Enki. Enki, the newly-elected Summer King, is the hottest thing in Palmares Três. But when June sees Enki, she sees more than piercing amber eyes and a lethal samba: She sees a fellow artist.  Together, June and Enki will create art that Palmares Três will never forget. They will add fuel to a growing rebellion against the government's strict limits on new tech. And June will fall deeply, tragically in love with Enki.   Because like all Summer Kings before him, Enki is destined to die.

Women in charge? Hell yes to that! The concept sounds great, I'm intrigued!

What are your thoughts on these books?


Anonymous said...

UNRAVEL ME! I think I may put this one on my Waiting on Wednesday for next week! Panic also looks really good and I put it on my to-read on Goodreads!

Here's my Waiting on Wednesday!!
-Lexi, the Literature Lion

Deea said...

OH, Unravel Me! YES! Great choice! I'm dying to read that one, Mafi's a genius indeed! And I need to check out Panic (gorgeous cover, btw) and The Summer Prince, they sound awesome!

Book Sake said...

I really need to get a copy of Shatter Me!

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Cecelia said...

Oooooh. I like your picks! The Summer Prince especially, with its Brazilian cultural influences. And you're right, the cover of Panic is haunting!

Lisa Mandina said...

I am also so ready for Unravel Me!! That second cover is very beautiful, it's one of those where I'd pick it up just because of that. I'll have to see what it is about now though. You can check out my WoW here.

Addie R. said...

I am DYING to read Unravel Me. DYING! Why does it have to be released next year!?
And I just love Panic's cover! I've never heard of it before, but I'm probably gonna end up adding it to my TBR because of the cover too.
Awesome picks!!

bebelllllllll said...

I´m from Brazil, and the summary of Summer prince picked my interest, but I couldn't help but laugh, especially at the "lethal samba" part, and the name of the city "Palmares três" wich means palmares= lot of palm trees, três= three... It look like the story is going to have the most the stereotypical stuff about Brazil... But I am still looking forward to reading it, if not only for the lugh

Krystianna said...

I'm so excited for Unravel Me. Shatter Me is one of my all time favorites. Panic looks really good (of course, I'm a cover judge!)! I can't wait to know what it's really about.

iLuvReadingTooMuch said...

AHHH! Can't wait for Unravel Me– I loved Shatter Me :D and the other two look amazing, need to add them to my tbr. Great picks :D

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Unravel Me is successful to retain the mind shattering effect on me same as the first book did. I would say the total series literally barraged my mind with it gripping actions, lots of power play and extremely sensual romance.

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