Even though I haven't had much time to blog lately, that doesn't mean that I'm not interested in the latest books coming out, being published, etc. I still have to use the internet for school so sometimes I get sidetracked when I check up on the most recent bookish news, hehe. Here are some 2012 books that I'm VERY excited about:
Ok, so I admit I haven't read any of Peterfreund's books yet but FDStS sounds amazing--it was inspired by Jane Austen's Persuasion and if you know me, you know that I like me some Austen goodness. It's also a stand-alone novel, and those are becoming rare these days in the fantasy/sci-fi genre.
It's Maggie Stiefvater. ......Is there really any other explanation? lol. The Raven Boys is her latest and I wantz it, end of story.
Oh, I have been waiting for this book! I've finally gotten used to it being named Something Strange & Deadly and it is Something I Want To Read Now. (Sorry for the lame joke, lol.)
Here's another debut I've been waiting for ever since I heard about it last year. The cover was released this past February and I love how it looks like there's one face, but there's actually two (just like the characters in the story!).
I haven't read middle grade books in years and I know I need to change that: there are some excellent MGs out there. That's why my excitement shot through the roof when I heard that Shannon was finally getting her MG series published. I couldn't be happier for her :D (And LOOK at that cover!)
Ah, The Vicious Deep. I've had the great luck of already reading this book and I can honestly say it's probably one of the best books I've read this year--and it's so refreshing because a.) the MC is a guy b.) the writing is stellar c.) there are freaking mermaids in this story and some of them are EVIL. Me gusta. I can't wait for this to come out because I will definetely be buying the finished copy--I need it to sit prettily on my shelf<3
Omg. >_< I follow Trish's tumblr and she's posted a few excerpts of her debut which have me dying to read this! Good thing it comes out in June--I'm not sure I could handle waiting for more than that.
How can you resist a tagline like this: A powerful debut novel about the gray space between truth and perception. Seriously. I'm wondering what secrets the MC is keeping.
Out of Reach--another contemporary YA that I'm curious about. It sounds like a suspenseful read and will be out later this year. I'll be in school taking midterms again. *dies a little*
Books that don't have covers yet but it doesn't matter because I want to read them:
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Mass (fantasy! yay!)
What Happens Next by Colleen Clayton (gasp, another contemporary! :D)
Sigh. I expect this list will be getting longer since these are books that I only know about now. I'll probably spaz out for more when I find out about them. Do you have any 2012 books you're waiting for?