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Monday, September 10, 2012

What are You Reading?



It's Monday! What Are You Reading? is a weekly meme hosted by Book Journey.
Welcome to It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? This is a great way to plan out your reading week and see what others are currently reading as well… you never know where that next “must read” book will come from!

I've gotten a whole slew of new books this week, including some awesome ARC's from Netgalley, I won Divergent/Insurgent, and have a few Review Requests waiting in the wings. I don't really know which I will read, but here are some of the possibilities:



Speechless Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can't keep a secret

Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed.

Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her mouth shut, and to stop hurting anyone else. And if she thinks keeping secrets is hard, not speaking up when she's ignored, ridiculed and even attacked is worse.

But there's strength in silence, and in the new friends who are, shockingly, coming her way—people she never noticed before; a boy she might even fall for. If only her new friends can forgive what she's done. If only she can forgive herself.

The Mark of Betrayal, the fourth book in the Dark Secrets Series. I am on the feedback team for this book so I got an ARC of 3/4 of this book. It is my VERY FAVOURITE SERIES EVER! I was super stoked to get a copy!


Origin An electrifying action-romance that's as thoughtful as it is tragic

Pia has grown up in a secret laboratory hidden deep in the Amazon rain forest. She was raised by a team of scientists who have created her to be the start of a new immortal race. But on the night of her seventeenth birthday, Pia discovers a hole in the electric fence that surrounds her sterile home--and sneaks outside the compound for the first time in her life.

Free in the jungle, Pia meets Eio, a boy from a nearby village. Together, they embark on a race against time to discover the truth about Pia's origin--a truth with deadly consequences that will change their lives forever.

Origin is a beautifully told, shocking new way to look at an age-old desire: to live forever, no matter the cost.

Recently Reviewed and LOVED:

Lengths Nineteen-year-old Whit Conrad leaves her conservative Pennsylvania home for sunny California, looking for independence, a fresh start, and a place to stash her grief. She promptly finds a job at a tattoo parlor, a craptastic first apartment, and one friend—Ryan—who is a little less friend, a little more benefits.

Deo Beckett is a soulful surfer with a passion for tattoos and beautiful women. On the eve of his twenty-second birthday, he finds himself living with his grandfather, recently unemployed, and seriously adrift. He doesn’t know much about what he wants out of life, but he does know his current situation isn't cutting it.

When Deo meets Whit, she’s all sexy makeup and fierce, smart-ass fun. It doesn’t take him long to see past her tough shell. And when he gets a good look at what's under all the superficial stuff that usually gets his attention, it leaves Deo wondering if there might be more to life than living fast and free.

Too bad Whit has a past she doesn't plan on sharing—no matter how hot Deo is. She might want him, but she knows better than to let her guard down.

Deo falls for Whit, and falls hard. But everything about her, down to that mysterious tattoo and the way she thrashes in her sleep, tells him that the girl he loves is hiding something. And the more he pushes for answers, the more Whit pulls away.

Having your guard up is one thing, but are the lengths Whit goes to to protect her secret worth throwing away the second chance she has at happiness with Deo?

So.. What are you Reading?



10 comments:

Quixotic Magpie said...

Speechless sounds interesting! I will have to check it out. And I love your blog design, so cute!

Jessica@a GREAT read said...

OOh nice! These are all new to me but I hope you enjoy them all!

Here's my Monday Wrapup

Have a GREAT day!

Old Follower :)

Kate @ Kates Book Life said...

I really want to read Origin it sounds really good but I haven't heard of the others sound good though.

Tanya Patrice said...

I haven't read any of the one you mentioned, so I'll have to check them out. Love the cover for Origin! Have a great week :-)

alice-jane said...

I've heard so many good things about both Speechless about Origins! I'm finally reading The Fault in Our Stars! :D

Between the Bind said...

All of these books looks super interesting! I've never read The Dark Secrets series...and am now super intrigued and planning to stalk them via Goodreads! :) YAY for stalking!

Thank you for stopping by Between the Bind.

xo,
JL

Lei said...

I think the cover of Speechless just grabbed me. =)

Christina T said...

Origins sounds fascinating and Speechless looks promising too. I hope you enjoy them!

Jennifer Hartling said...

Speechless sounds like an interesting read! I hope you enjoy all of your books this week :)

Happy Reading!
The Relentless Reader

Danielle Standiford said...

oOoOoOoO Lei You're not supposed to judge a book by it's cover lol.

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