Wednesday 7 December 2011


Waiting on Wednesday: Cursed by Jennifer L. Armentrout

"Waiting on Wednesday" is weekly event hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine which spotlights upcoming book releases we're excited for.

Cursed by Jennifer L. Armenstrout looks to be Pushing Daisies meet YA paranormal romance. And since I am going through some serious Pushing Daisies withdrawl I'll take anything that sounds even remotely like it (and to be fair, Cursed sounds intriguing and exciting in its own right too!).

Details: Expected to be published September 2012 by Spencer Hill Press.

Description: Dying sucks--and high school senior Ember McWilliams knows firsthand. After a fatal car accident, her gifted little sister brought her back. Now anything Ember touches dies. And that, well, really blows.

Ember operates on a no-touch policy with all living things--including boys. When Hayden Cromwell shows up, quoting Oscar Wilde and claiming her curse is a gift, she thinks he’s a crazed cutie. But when he tells her he can help control it, she’s more than interested. There’s just one catch: Ember has to trust Hayden's adopted father, a man she's sure has sinister reasons for collecting children whose abilities even weird her out. However, she’s willing to do anything to hold her sister's hand again. And hell, she'd also like to be able to kiss Hayden. Who wouldn't?

But when Ember learns the accident that turned her into a freak may not've been an accident at all, she’s not sure who to trust. Someone wanted her dead, and the closer she gets to the truth, the closer she is to losing not only her heart, but her life. For real this time.


  1. Oh. Nice cover! I like it. The book sounds pretty intense. Great choice! Thank you for sharing!

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  2. That sounds like a good read.

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    Wit and Sin

  3. It seems to be a popular choice this week! I absolutely love the cover AND the story, it sounds really interesting. :) Great pick!
    My pick for this week
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  4. I read such great things about this author! I have Half-Blood waiting to be read but this also sounds awesome. Adding it to my TBR list now. Thanks!

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  5. I haven't actually read anything by the author before myself, but I'm certainly going to check out her other work now too.

    Thanks for the comments guys, hopping over to your WoW posts in a moment!

  6. I like the cover. I hadn't heard of this before but it sounds pretty good - I'll have to check it out!

  7. This one looks so good. So want this one, so much. Great books. Come check out my WOW as well.

    Livre De Amour-Books of Love

  8. YEAHHH!!!! I loved Jennifer I just know this one will ROCK!! :D

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  9. Awesome pick. I loved Pushing Daisies and I miss it. Great comparison. It sounds just like it. =] Added it to my goodreads. Thanks for sharing. I am a New Follower. =]
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  10. So excited for this! I loved her previous books and I'm sure I'm gonna love this one as well.

    Awesome pick Zarina!

  11. This sounds excellent. I can't wait to read it. Great pick!
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  12. I'll read anything by Armentrout anytime anyday.

    Have an amazing reading week!

    - Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

  13. Gosh, I am loving the cover and loving the description! Sounds like it will be great.

    Just followed your blog, I really like it!


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