blo Teens Read and Write: Waiting on Wednesday – 08/04/10

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday – 08/04/10

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine to spotlight upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.

by Jim Butcher
Oct 26, 2010

We are delighted to announce a project fans have long been clamoring for: "Side Jobs," a compilation of Dresden Files short stories. Slated for November 11th, this anthology brings together the following stories: 

+ "Restoration of Faith" 
+ "Vignette" 
+ "Something Borrowed" -- from My Big Fat Supernatural Wedding 
+ "It's My Birthday Too" -- from Many Bloody Returns 
+ "Heorot" -- from My Big Fat Supernatural Honeymoon 
+ "Day Off" -- from Blood Lite 
+ "Backup" -- novelette from Thomas' POV, originally published by Subterranean Press 
+ "The Warrior" -- novelette from Mean Streets 
+ "Last Call" -- from Strange Brew 
+ "Love Hurts" -- from Songs of Love and Death 
And exclusive, all-new material

by Cassandra Clare
March 31, 2011

City of Fallen Angels is the fourth book in the bestselling seriesThe Mortal Instruments. It follows the adventures of Jace, Clary, Simon and their friends after the events of City of Glass.

by John Ajvide Lindqvist
Sept 28, 2010

Across Stockholm the power grid has gone crazy. Electrical appliances turn themselves on and cannot be switched off. Then the terrible news breaks: In the morgue and in cemeteries, the recently deceased are waking up, but they are not as they were before. What do they want? 

A horror novel that transcends its genre and illuminates with wry humor and compassion what the return of the dead might really mean to those who loved them, HANDLING THE UNDEAD rises to the level of family drama, piercing tragedy and social satire combined. A grandfather alight with hope that his grandson has been returned. A husband aghast at what his adored wife has become. A widow convinced that the End of Days has arrived - and desperately hoping that her late husband isn't back to stay.

Can't wait to see the cover for CITY OF FALLEN ANGELS (reveal Dec 2010), and love the creepy one for HANDLING THE UNDEAD

What are you waiting for?

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Blodeuedd said...

Hm, I do have a Lindqvist book, got it from my Swedish cousin...peeerhaps I should read it

Aleksandra said...

Great choices :)

Tales of Whimsy said...

Ooooo good ones!

Here is my WOW

Liz @ Cleverly Inked said...

Handling the Undead...OOo It grasps your attention.

YA Book Queen said...

Whoa, that last cover is eerie!

A fourth CoFA book? Ah, I still need to read the third one!

That's neat with the compilation book, definitely makes it easier to read everything at once.

Nice picks!

Missie, The Unread Reader said...

Yes! Can't wait for CoFA!

Ava said...

Good choices! I'm so excited for City of Fallen Angels! :)

Silvia said...

So who isn't waiting for City of Fallen Angels!!!!? Thanks God we've got The Clockwork Angel for the wait!!
HANDLING THE UNDEAD looks scary!!! I want to read it^^


Book Sake said...

Handling the Undead looks great, have to add that to the TBR list!

A Life Bound By Books said...

Great picks this week. Though Handling the Undead sounds like a good read, the cover kinda freaks me out a bit. lol Anything with creepy eyes makes me cringe! lol

I SO need to read the TMI series. I've read the first LONG ago, and have the others... so yeah, I need to get on the ball and read! Everyone says so many great things about it. What am I waiting for? Right? lol :)

Lola said...

Oooh! I'll definitely have to check out Side Jobs once it's released! :)

Unknown said...

I like the cover for Side Jobs.

Faye( Ramblings of a Teenage Bookworm) said...

City of Fallen Angels!! i really have to catch uo on this series. I just got CofAshes.

Ladytink_534 said...

The only thing by Jim Butcher I've ever read were short stories. I've read Something Borrowed, It's My Birthday Too, and Heorot.

Liz. R said...

I'm really looking forward to CoFA now I know there are going to be two more books in the series! I love the cover of Handling the Undead too.

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