Dec 28, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly blog post by Jill over at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights releases we're eagerly awaiting.

Valentine is the first in a smart, witty and page-turning YA series with a paranormal twist for fans of Holly Black and Sarah J. Maas.

Four teenagers – all born on the same Valentine’s Day – begin to disappear. As the bodies mount up, Pearl Linford has to work out what in the supernatural hell is going on, before it happens to her.

Finn Blacklin is the boy with whom Pearl shares a birthday, the boy she has known all her life and disliked every second of it, the boy her subconscious has a totally annoying crush on. Finn is also the Valentine: a Seelie fairy changeling swapped for a human boy at birth. The Unseelie have come to kill the Valentine – except they don’t know who it is. And now both the Seelie and the Unseelie think Pearl is the Valentine, and if they find out she isn’t, she’ll disappear too.

Pearl must use all her wits to protect herself. Finn must come to terms with his newfound heritage. And then there’s the explosive chemistry between them that neither of them know quite what to do about . . .

I heard about this one from fellow blogger Becky at Stories & Sweeties and I think it sounds incredible!! I did learn that it looks like it might just be a UK read, so to the Book Depository I will go!!

TITLE: Valentine
PUBLISHER: Penguin Teen Australia
GENRE: Paranormal YA
RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2017 

In her first graphic novel, #1 New York Times and USA Today bestseller Marissa Meyer follows Iko, the beloved android from the Lunar Chronicles, on a dangerous and romantic new adventure -- with a little help from Cinder and the Lunar team.

In her first graphic novel, bestselling author Marissa Meyer extends the world of the Lunar Chronicles with a brand-new, action-packed story about Iko, the android with a heart of (mechanized) gold. When rogue packs of wolf-hybrid soldiers threaten the tenuous peace alliance between Earth and Luna, Iko takes it upon herself to hunt down the soldiers' leader. She is soon working with a handsome royal guard who forces her to question everything she knows about love, loyalty, and her own humanity. With appearances by Cinder and the rest of the Rampion crew, this is a must-have for fans of the bestselling series.

I love when a book series turns into a graphic novel! And one that's sort of a spinoff from the original series makes me even more excited!!

AUTHOR: Marissa Meyer
ILLUSTRATOR: Douglas Holgate
PUBLISHER: Feiwel and Friends
GENRE: Sci-Fi/Fantasy YA
RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2017



  1. Oooh these look intriguing :) Thanks for sharing, hope you enjoy them!
    Here's my WoW

  2. Valentine looks really good. This is one that will be added to my pile.

    My WOW

  3. Dying to read Wires and Nerve, I've read some really good reviews on it.
    I hope we both enjoy it when it comes out.
    Thanks for visiting my blog.
    Aneta @ Angelic Book Reviews 

  4. I saw a finished copy online of Wires and Nerves, so pretty! Hope you'll love it :)

  5. I only read Cinder from the series, but I think I'd enjoy reading Wires and Nerve. Valentine sounds really interesting. I hope you enjoy both of these books!
    My WoW

  6. I've never heard of Valentine, but what a cute cover! I hope you love both of those books ^_^

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

  7. I've not heard of the first book! I love the cover. I read Cinder but never finished the series... I love how the series is branching out though! A coloring book and a graphic novel. I hope you enjoy both of these, Jessica!

    Happy early New Year. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

  8. Whoa. Valentine is new to me! I hope they consider a US release!

  9. These are both new to me! Valentine has such a beautiful cover. Great picks!

  10. Great choices! Valentine sounds really interesting! I'll have to check it out!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

  11. Hmm...I hate when books are only available in a different country. I need access to ALL the books. Thus Book Depository, but I'd rather have the ebook versions usually. Have a great week Jessica!

    Sandy @ Somewhere Only We Know

  12. Both are new to me, but I love the covers! I hope you'll enjoy them :)

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

  13. Great choices!!! These are both on my TBR list. I hope we enjoy them. The waiting is the worst. Have a great week. Happy reading!!!

  14. Hadn't heard of either of these, my TBR list thanks for for sharing hehe <3


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