"Books I'm pining for" is a new feature for new and old books that I want to read. So I thought I would share with everyone these books and to find out what books you are pining for.
Fathomless by Jackson Pearce
Celia Reynolds is the
youngest in a set of triplets and the one with the least valuable power.
Anne can see the future, and Jane can see the present, but all Celia
can see is the past. And the past seems so insignificant -- until Celia
Lo doesn't know who she is. Or who she was. Once a
human, she is now almost entirely a creature of the sea -- a nymph, an
ocean girl, a mermaid -- all terms too pretty for the soulless monster
she knows she's becoming. Lo clings to shreds of her former self,
fighting to remember her past, even as she's tempted to embrace her dark
When a handsome boy named Jude falls off a pier and
into the ocean, Celia and Lo work together to rescue him from the
waves. The two form a friendship, but soon they find themselves
competing for Jude's affection. Lo wants more than that, though.
According to the ocean girls, there's only one way for Lo to earn back
her humanity. She must persuade a mortal to love her . . . and steal his
Tempestuous (Wondrous Strange #3)
by Lesley Livingston
"I don't love Sonny Flannery."
That's the lie Kelley Winslow told to protect the boy she loves from a
power he doesn't know he possesses. Devastated, Sonny retreats to a
haven for Lost Fae that's hidden deep underneath New York City.
Kelley's not about to let things end in heartbreak. To get Sonny back,
she's got to find out who's after his magickand how to use her own.
She's got to uncover who's recruiting Janus Guards to murderously hunt
innocent Faerie. She's got to help rebuild the shattered theater company
she called family. And she's got to do it all without getting
dangerously distracted by the Fennrys Wolf, whose legendary heart of
stone seems to melt whenever he's around Kelley.
The intrigue and romance that began with Wondrous Strange and Darklight come to a stormy head in Tempestuous, the breathtaking conclusion to Lesley Livingston's ravishing urban Faerie trilogy.
Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth
One choice can
transform you--or it can destroy you. But every choice has consequences,
and as unrest surges in the factions all around her, Tris Prior must
continue trying to save those she loves--and herself--while grappling
with haunting questions of grief and forgiveness, identity and loyalty,
politics and love.
Tris's initiation day should have been marked
by celebration and victory with her chosen faction; instead, the day
ended with unspeakable horrors. War now looms as conflict between the
factions and their ideologies grows. And in times of war, sides must be
chosen, secrets will emerge, and choices will become even more
irrevocable--and even more powerful. Transformed by her own decisions
but also by haunting grief and guilt, radical new discoveries, and
shifting relationships, Tris must fully embrace her Divergence, even if
she does not know what she may lose by doing so.
"New York Times"
bestselling author Veronica Roth's much-anticipated second book of the
dystopian "Divergent" series is another intoxicating thrill ride of a
story, rich with hallmark twists, heartbreaks, romance, and powerful
insights about human nature.
Something like normal by Trish Doller
When Travis returns home
from a stint in Afghanistan, his parents are splitting up, his
brother’s stolen his girlfriend and his car, and he’s haunted by
nightmares of his best friend’s death. It’s not until Travis runs into
Harper, a girl he’s had a rocky relationship with since middle school,
that life actually starts looking up. And as he and Harper see more of
each other, he begins to pick his way through the minefield of family
problems and post-traumatic stress to the possibility of a life that
might resemble normal again. Travis’s dry sense of humor, and incredible
sense of honor, make him an irresistible and eminently lovable hero.
Until I die (Revenants #2) by Amy Plum
Kate and Vincent have overcome the odds and at last they are together in Paris, the city of lights and love.
their romance deepens there’s one question they can’t ignore: How are
they supposed to be together if Vincent can’t resist sacrificing himself
to save others? Although Vincent promises that he’ll do whatever it
takes to lead a normal life with Kate, will that mean letting innocent
people die? When a new and surprising enemy reveals itself, Kate
realizes that even more may be at stake—and that Vincent’s immortality
is in jeopardy.
In Die for Me, Amy Plum created a captivating
paranormal mythology with immortal revenants and a lush Paris setting.
Until I Die is poised to thrill readers with more heart-pounding
suspense, spellbinding romance, and a cliff-hanger ending that will
leave them desperate for the third and final novel in the series.
Daughter of Smoke & Bone
by Laini Taylor
Around the world,
black handprints are appearing on doorways, scorched there by winged
strangers who have crept through a slit in the sky.
In a dark and dusty shop, a devil's supply of human teeth grows dangerously low.
And in the tangled lanes of Prague, a young art student is about to be caught up in a brutal otherwordly war.
Karou. She fills her sketchbooks with monsters that may or may not be
real; she's prone to disappearing on mysterious "errands"; she speaks
many languages—not all of them human; and her bright blue hair actually
grows out of her head that color. Who is she? That is the question that
haunts her, and she's about to find out.
When one of the
strangers—beautiful, haunted Akiva—fixes his fire-colored eyes on her in
an alley in Marrakesh, the result is blood and starlight, secrets
unveiled, and a star-crossed love whose roots drink deep of a violent
past. But will Karou live to regret learning the truth about herself?
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
The monster showed up after midnight. As they do.
it isn't the monster Conor's been expecting. He's been expecting the
one from his nightmare, the one he's had nearly every night since his
mother started her treatments, the one with the darkness and the wind
and the screaming...
This monster is something different, though.
Something ancient, something wild. And it wants the most dangerous
thing of all from Conor.
It wants the truth.
The Traitor in the tunnel (The Agency #3) by Y. S. Lee
Get steeped in
suspense, romance, and high Victorian intrigue as Mary goes undercover
at Buckingham Palace - and learns a startling secret at the Tower of
Queen Victoria has a little problem: there's a
petty thief at work in Buckingham Palace. Charged with discretion, the
Agency puts quickwitted Mary Quinn on the case, where she must pose as a
domestic while fending off the attentions of a feckless Prince of
Wales. But when the prince witnesses the murder of one of his friends in
an opium den, the potential for scandal looms large. And Mary faces an
even more unsettling possibility: the accused killer, a Chinese sailor
imprisoned in the Tower of London, shares a name with her long-lost
father. Meanwhile, engineer James Easton, Mary's onetime paramour, is at
work shoring up the sewers beneath the palace, where an unexpected
tunnel seems to be very much in use. Can Mary and James trust each other
(and put their simmering feelings aside) long enough to solve the
mystery and protect the Royal Family? Hoist on your waders for Mary's
most personal case yet, where the stakes couldn't be higher - and she
has everything to lose.
What books are you pining for?
*Picture & blurbs taken from goodreads