Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights the upcoming releases that we're most looking forward to.  Here are my picks - books that are coming out soon!

Insomnia (The Night Walkers, #1)
J.R. Johannson
Release date: June 8th 2013

It’s been four years since I slept, and I suspect it is killing me. 

Instead of sleeping, Parker Chipp enters the dream of the last person he’s had eye contact with. He spends his nights crushed by other people’s fear and pain, by their disturbing secrets—and Parker can never have dreams of his own. The severe exhaustion is crippling him. If nothing changes, Parker could soon be facing psychosis and even death.

Then he meets Mia. Her dreams, calm and beautifully uncomplicated, allow him blissful rest that is utterly addictive. Parker starts going to bizarre lengths to catch Mia’s eye every day. Everyone at school thinks he’s gone over the edge, even his best friend. And when Mia is threatened by a true stalker, everyone thinks it’s Parker.

Suffering blackouts, Parker begins to wonder if he is turning into someone dangerous. What if the monster stalking Mia is him after all?

Branded (A Sinners Series, #1)Abi Ketner & Missy Kalicicki
Release date: June 28th 2013

Fifty years ago the Commander came into power and murdered all who opposed him. In his warped mind, the seven deadly sins were the downfall of society. He created the Hole where sinners are branded according to their sins and might survive a few years. At best. 

Now LUST wraps around my neck like blue fingers strangling me. I’ve been accused of a crime I didn’t commit and now the Hole is my new home. 

Darkness. Death. Violence. Pain. 

Now every day is a fight for survival. But I won’t die. I won’t let them win.
The Hole can’t keep me. The Hole can’t break me. 
I am more than my brand. I’m a fighter. 
My name is Lexi Hamilton, and this is my story.


  1. Both of those look great! I will have to add those to Goodreads. :)

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  2. I actually received my copy of Insomnia early and just finished it - it was SO good! And Branded sounds intriguing, definitely going to have to check that one out. Great picks!

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  3. Insomnia sounds really good! I'm a new follower :)

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  4. I'm excited for Insomnia, too. And that cover's so creepy! Branded sounds interesting. I haven't heard of it before. Great picks!
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  5. Ooh nice! Been seeing the first one but the second is totally new to me! Hope you enjoy both once you read them!

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  6. Oh my, Insomnia looks awesome! :D

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  7. I have Insomnia, but I have not heard of Branded before. Really interesting.

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  8. Insomnia sounds great but... that cover is spooky! Great pick!

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  9. Wow these both sound a little dark..I like! Awesome picks :)

  10. Wow I really like the sound of Branded. Insomnia sounds like the Dream Catcher series by Lisa McMann. The cover is very dark and scary though. Thank you so much for commenting and I hope you have a great week!

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  11. Creepy and dark! :) Great picks this week. Happy Reading! Thanks for stopping by Love.Life.Read

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  12. Loving the cover for Insomnia, but you won me over in the blurb!! Definitely adding it to my TBR list!!

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  13. Branded sounds just... wow. I need to add it to my TBR list!

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  14. Great picks! I have the first book on my list already, but will totally add the second book as well. :) Cute blog, by the way!