Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday! (5)

 Waiting on Wednesday
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine, and specifically spotlights upcoming novels we can't wait to read. As always, there are some amazing upcoming books, but this week I'm particularly excited for...

Title:Crossed
Author:Allie Condie
Release Date: Nov 11,2011

The hotly awaited second book in the dystopian Matched trilogy

In search of a future that may not exist and faced with the decision of who to share it with, Cassia journeys to the Outer Provinces in pursuit of Ky - taken by the Society to his certain death - only to find that he has escaped, leaving a series of clues in his wake.

Cassia's quest leads her to question much of what she holds dear, even as she finds glimmers of a different life across the border. But as Cassia nears resolve and certainty about her future with Ky, an invitation for rebellion, an unexpected betrayal, and a surprise visit from Xander - who may hold the key to the uprising and, still, to Cassia's heart - change the game once again. Nothing is as expected on the edge of Society, where crosses and double crosses make the path more twisted than ever



I absolutly love the cover!I cant wait to check out this book. So what are you waiting on this week? Leave me a link in the comments and I'll check out your W.o.W

The College Life

 So I'm aware that I've been slacking on the blog but my laptop in dead for the moment and most likely i  wont blog much till its up and running again.So i promise as soon as my laptop is fixed i will get the posts right up there.

Now in other news I'm  in my second year of College and this is my first year Dorming at Western.So because of this im going to share a short list of books relating to College or High school Boarding Schools.Enjoy!

College 
Better Than Running at Night by Hillary Frank

 From Authors Website:
Having removed the overly dramatic makeup of her solitary high school days, Ellie looks forward to recreating herself and her art. Arriving alone for winter session at the New England College of Art and Design, Ellie finds the ideal opportunity to do so. In her first days she begins dirty dancing with the devil. Then she makes out with him. A story about independence, trust, and boys.




Enchanted Ivy by Sarah Beth Durst

From Authors Website:A story about getting into college. You know, taking the campus tour, talking to the gargoyles, flirting with the were-tigers, riding the dragons...
While visiting the campus of Princeton University, 16-year-old Lily discovers a secret gate to a magical realm and must race against time to save herself, her world, and any hope she has of college admission






Boarding Schools 
Prep Curtis SittenfeldFrom Amazon
Prep is the story of Lee Fiora, a South Bend, Indiana, teenager who wins a scholarship to the prestigious Ault school, an East Coast institution where "money was everywhere on campus, but it was usually invisible."
True to its genre, Prep is filled with boarding school stereotypes--from the alienated gay student to the picture perfect blond girl; the achingly earnest first-year English teacher and the dreamy star basketball player who never mentions the fact that he's Jewish.







The Catcher in the Rye J.D. Salinger

The influential and widely acclaimed story details the two days in the life of 16-year-old Holden Caulfield after he has been expelled from prep school. Confused and disillusioned, he searches for truth and rails against the "phoniness" of the adult world. He ends up exhausted and emotionally ill, in a psychiatrist's office. After he recovers from his breakdown, Holden relates his experiences to the reader.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Freebie!!- Top Ten Teusday(2)

The Top Ten Tuesday, is hosted by the ever-fabulous The Broke and the Bookish 
This  meme was created because they are particularly fond of lists at The Broke and the Bookish.

This Top Ten Tuesday it's a freebie -- use this week to write a top ten list about ANYTHING in literature.
 Maybe you have a more specific list you want to do (Top Ten Dystopians, Top Ten Creatures in Paranormal Lit, Top Ten Classics, etc) or something completely your own?

So since this weeks Top Ten Teusday is a freebie i decided to do Top Ten Books I can reread & not get Bored with.
  1. Any Harry Potter book by J.K Rowling since i just love Hogwarts.
  2. An Abundance of Katherines By John Green because i just love Hassan and his man boobs.
  3. Just listen by Sarah Dessen because its just a sweet sad story.
  4. Almost any David Leviathan Books.
  5. Will Grayson,Will Grayson By John Green&David Leviathan
  6. The Duff by kody keplinger
  7. The Ruby Series by E lockhart because Ruby is so necrotic and quirky.
  8. Before I Fall By Lauren Oliver
  9. Amy and Rogers Epic Detour cause off all the great characters
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