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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #7

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine and is where we can talk about books we are looking forward to being released!

Here is my pick for this week:

Valkyrie Rising 
Summary:
Nothing ever happens in Norway. But at least Ellie knows what to expect when she visits her grandmother: a tranquil fishing village and long, slow summer days. And maybe she’ll finally get out from under the shadow of her way-too-perfect big brother, Graham, while she’s there.

What Ellie doesn’t anticipate is Graham’s infuriating best friend, Tuck, tagging along for the trip. Nor did she imagine boys going missing amid rumors of impossible kidnappings. Least of all does she expect something powerful and ancient to awaken in her and that strange whispers would urge Ellie to claim her place among mythological warriors. Instead of peace and quiet, there’s suddenly a lot for a girl from L.A. to handle on a summer sojourn in Norway! And when Graham vanishes, it’s up to Ellie—and the ever-sarcastic, if undeniably alluring Tuck—to uncover the truth about all the disappearances and thwart the nefarious plan behind them.

Deadly legends, hidden identities, and tentative romance swirl together in one girl’s unexpectedly-epic coming of age.
Summary taken from Goodreads.com
Length: 336
Expected Publication Date:  October 9th 2012 by HarperTeen
Why I'm Waiting:
 It's simple really. I love the cover,  I love Norse Mythology and the summary makes it seem like it'll be a damn good book when it comes out. Unfortunately we have to wait until october to read it.

Now, what are YOU waiting for this Wednesday?

17 comments:

  1. Great pick! I haven't heard of this yet but I will definitely have to check it out. I love the cover and it sounds really interesting!

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    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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  2. Haven't heard of this one before but love the cover and synopsis. Thanks for sharing :)

    Jennifer @ Dream Reads

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  3. This one sounds so good and the cover is gorgeous. I can't wait to read this one. Great pick :)

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  4. Love that this is set in Norway. Never read a book set there before.

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    Safari Poet

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  5. I haven't heard of this one before but I really like it! I don't think I've seen more than one or two books set in Norway either, this sounds pretty unique all around. I just put it on my TBR list. :) Great choice!

    My WoW

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  6. Awww..sounds like a pretty good book! May have to look into it and add it to my wishlist :)
    You can see my WOW here to see what pre-publication book I'm 'dying' to read!

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  7. This one sounds really awesome! Norse Mythology sounds unique and different. Great pick!
    My WOW

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  8. Great pick! LOVE the cover on this book. Norse Mythology is something I'm into so I'm off to add this book to my wishlist! Happy reading :)

    Here's the link to my WOW...

    http://jrafterdark.blogspot.com/2012/04/wow-iced-vamp-and-iron-mask-edition.html

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  9. I haven't heard of this one before! But the cover is gorgeous! Great pick!

    Check out my WOW?

    P.S Can I just say I love your layout? It's so cute!

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  10. Wait.. Valkyries? NEED!!!!!! New LinkyFollower. :)

    Patricia // My WOW

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  11. Well, this sounds fantastic! Thanks for sharing. :)

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  12. I have to agree, this does sound like a book worth waiting for!

    Thanks for sharing,
    Dani (GFC follower)
    http://paulettespapers.com/

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  13. Sounds like a fascinating pick.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/04/waiting-on-wednesday_11.html

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  14. This sounds cool and i love the cover. It's new to me, so i am am adding it to my wishlist..great pick!
    My WoW

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  15. I absolutely love the cover as many others obviously. However, not so much into mythology. Hum, will have to wait for reviews! New follower :) Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  16. I have not heard of this book but I'm adding it to the tbr now. Following back :)

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