Friday, November 4, 2011

The Lust List (November)


November is ripe for Lusting! 

The Lust List is a monthly meme her on MPB where I highlight some books I've yet to get my hands on, but am excited to read.

Crossed by Ally Condie from Dutton Juvenile 

Why: Because I was one of the few people who truly loved Matched for it's gentleness.

Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts from Simon & Shuster Children's

Why: A creepy-cool dystopian? Sign me up!

The Pledge by Kimberly Derting from Margaret K. McElderry

Why: A high fantasy setting, romance, and characters separated by language! As a communications-brained chickie, the idea is intriguing. 

Snow in Summer by Jane Yolen from Philomel

Why: Yolen takes classic fairytale princesses and turns them into struggling wartime victims. Have you ever read Briar Rose? It's incredible! 

The Future of Us by Jay Asher & Carolyn Mackler from Razorbill

Why: This is an easy answer. Jay Asher and Carolyn Mackler had a baby, and it sounds like all kinds of awesome!

Kiss of Frost by Jennifer Estep from Kensington

Why: It's the second book in the Mythos Academy series! 

Destined by Jessie Harrell from Mae Day Publishing

Why: Finally a Greek Myth that hasn't been reinterpreted to the ump-teenth degree!


Little Miss Becky : ) said...

Great list, Gabrielle! I'm definitely with you on The Pledge and Destined! I actually have both, just need to find time to read them! :D OH and the Future of Us? Yeah, after Thirteen Reasons Why, I will pretty much read anything Jay Asher wants to throw at us!

roro said...

Great list, Gabrielle
kiss of frost, covr bettr than book1/loved it
can't wait 4 the future of us

Anonymous said...

Great list! I agree with you on Crossed and the Pledge and the Future of us. Also, Destined looks like it will be awesome too! Thanks for blogging!