What’s Next? (16)

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Here are a few I have to (or want to!) read soon. So. Which first? (And yes, I know RAVEN BOYS is there again, but I haven’t gotten around to reading it yet!)

Celia Reynolds is the youngest in a set of triplets and the one with the least valuable power. Anne can see the future, and Jane can see the present, but all Celia can see is the past. And the past seems so insignificant — until Celia meets Lo.

Lo doesn’t know who she is. Or who she was. Once a human, she is now almost entirely a creature of the sea — a nymph, an ocean girl, a mermaid — all terms too pretty for the soulless monster she knows she’s becoming. Lo clings to shreds of her former self, fighting to remember her past, even as she’s tempted to embrace her dark immortality.

When a handsome boy named Jude falls off a pier and into the ocean, Celia and Lo work together to rescue him from the waves. The two form a friendship, but soon they find themselves competing for Jude’s affection. Lo wants more than that, though. According to the ocean girls, there’s only one way for Lo to earn back her humanity. She must persuade a mortal to love her . . . and steal his soul.

She won’t rest until she’s sent every walking corpse back to its grave. Forever.

Had anyone told Alice Bell that her entire life would change course between one heartbeat and the next, she would have laughed. From blissful to tragic, innocent to ruined? Please. But that’s all it took. One heartbeat. A blink, a breath, a second, and everything she knew and loved was gone.

Her father was right. The monsters are real….

To avenge her family, Ali must learn to fight the undead. To survive, she must learn to trust the baddest of the bad boys, Cole Holland. But Cole has secrets of his own, and if Ali isn’t careful, those secrets might just prove to be more dangerous than the zombies…

It is freezing in the churchyard, even before the dead arrive.

Every year, Blue Sargent stands next to her clairvoyant mother as the soon-to-be dead walk past. Blue herself never sees them—not until this year, when a boy emerges from the dark and speaks directly to her.

His name is Gansey, and Blue soon discovers that he is a rich student at Aglionby, the local private school. Blue has a policy of staying away from Aglionby boys. Known as Raven Boys, they can only mean trouble.

But Blue is drawn to Gansey, in a way she can’t entirely explain. He has it all—family money, good looks, devoted friends—but he’s looking for much more than that. He is on a quest that has encompassed three other Raven Boys: Adam, the scholarship student who resents all the privilege around him; Ronan, the fierce soul who ranges from anger to despair; and Noah, the taciturn watcher of the four, who notices many things but says very little.

For as long as she can remember, Blue has been warned that she will cause her true love to die. She never thought this would be a problem. But now, as her life becomes caught up in the strange and sinister world of the Raven Boys, she’s not so sure anymore.

From Maggie Stiefvater, the bestselling and acclaimed author of the Shiver trilogy and The Scorpio Races, comes a spellbinding new series where the inevitability of death and the nature of love lead us to a place we’ve never been before

Which should I read first??
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21 Comments

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    Megan

    September 13, 2012

    I vote for Alice in Zombieland, I really want to read it.

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    Hwa Sun Kang

    September 13, 2012

    I vote for Alice in Zombieland, too :)

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    Tara

    September 13, 2012

    Ugh. I love Maggie Steifvater and jealous that you have The Raven Boys, so I think you should read that. But I'm a fangirl of Alice in Wonderland (HA) so I vote for Alice in Zombieland. Because seriously? Just the title is awesome.

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    Susan

    September 13, 2012

    I vote for Alice in Zombieland. My sister seriously can't wait for that book.

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    The Book Belles

    September 13, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland sounds awesome! :) I've been really wanting to read that. I vote for that one!

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    Kristin

    September 13, 2012

    My vote goes to Alice In Zombieland!

    Kristin @ Young Adult Book Haven

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    Jenea Whittington

    September 13, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland.. It sounds awesome.

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    @HarleyBearBooks

    September 13, 2012

    ALICE IN ZOMBIELAND! I'm so excited to read that. I put it on hold at the library already and they don't even have it yet lol.

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    Debz

    September 13, 2012

    Fathomless. Ignore everyone else's comments. Jackson Pearce is a genius.

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    Randi M

    September 13, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland! :)

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    Katrina Marie

    September 13, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland. :D

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    Ren

    September 13, 2012

    Alice In Zombieland! =D

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    Aleksandra

    September 13, 2012

    I vote for Alice in Zombieland! I love Gena's books, so I can't wait to read this one :)

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    Anonymous

    September 13, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland

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    Allyson Rida

    September 13, 2012

    OH, these three books are all in the top of my TBR list, it's hard to choose…Well, I think I'd choose Fathomles, I like the other fairytale retelling series by Jackson and this one seems like a good addition to it.

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    Ning

    September 13, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland!!! I can't wait till it comes out. Gena Showalter is one of my favorite authors!

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    Becky

    September 13, 2012

    WOW, I would like to pick all three. My vote is for Raven Boys, but I think the tides are telling you Alice in Zombieland, lol. I look forward to the review!

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    Addie R.

    September 14, 2012

    The Raven Boys

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    My anxious life

    September 14, 2012

    Alice in Zombieland of course!!!

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    Sierra Abrams

    September 14, 2012

    The Raven Boys! :D

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    Maji Bookshelf

    September 15, 2012

    Hands down The Raven Boys!!

    – Juhina @ Maji Bookshelf

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