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Saturday, August 6, 2011

On My Wishlist 8/6

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Kiss Crush Collide
Leah has the life most high school girls would kill for—popularity, glowing grades, a rich, athletic boyfriend. So why does she feel like she can’t breathe? And why can’t she stop thinking about the boy from the country club? The one who isn’t her boyfriend, the one that her mother would never, ever approve of, the one that her perfect older sisters would never, ever look at twice. The one who is always looking back at her. Irresistible attraction, smoldering glances, the bad boy and the good girl—Kiss Crush Collide has everything that a steamy forbidden romance should, and then some.

With graceful and honest writing and an electric love story, this is a book about growing into your own skin. For fans of Perfect Chemistry, Sarah Dessen, and John Green.

Article 5

New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, DC have been abandoned.

The Bill of Rights has been revoked, and replaced with the Moral Statutes.

There are no more police — instead, there are soldiers. There are no more fines for bad behavior — instead, there are arrests, trials, and maybe worse. People who get arrested don’t usually come back.

17-year-old Ember Miller is old enough to remember that things weren’t always this way. Living with her rebellious single mother, it’s hard to forget that people weren’t always arrested for reading the wrong books or staying out after dark. That life in the United States used to be different.

In the three years since the war ended, Ember has perfected the art of keeping a low profile. She knows how to get the things she needs, like food stamps and hand-me-down clothes, and how to pass the random home inspections by the Federal Bureau of Reformation. Her life is as close to peaceful as circumstances allow. That is, until her mother is arrested for noncompliance with Article 5 of the Moral Statutes. And what’s worse, one of the arresting officers is none other than Chase Jennings…the only boy Ember has ever loved.

The Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1)

The last thing event planner Tara Lincoln needs is the jet-set lifestyle of a football pro like Mick Riley; even though their steamy and passionate one-night stand proved that Mick is an all-star-both on the field and in the bedroom.

Tara played the game of love once and lost big, and she doesn't intend to put herself out there again, especially with a certified heartbreaker. But when Mick sets his mind to win, nothing will stop him. And he has the perfect play in mind to catch this sultry vixen.

Too Hot To Touch

When it comes to competitive cooking, Max Lunden is no stranger to winning…though he’s never been great at working with a team. A master chef—and major hunk—he’s traveled the world, picking up new cooking techniques as well as beautiful women. But when the prodigal chef returns home to his family’s Greenwich Village restaurant, he discovers one too many cooks in the kitchen—and she’s every bit as passionate as he is …

Juliet Cavanaugh used to have a crush on Max when she was just a teenager, hanging out at Lunden & Sons Tavern, hoping to catch a glimpse of the owner’s oldest, and hottest, son. Now a chef herself—competing in the biggest culinary contest in the country—Juliet will be cooking side by side with the one man she’s always admired … and desired. But despite their simmering attraction, Juliet is determined to keep her cool—no matter how hot it gets...

Slow Ride (Fast Track, #5)

Her heart is going, going, gone…

As a tribute to her late father, a legendary sports journalist, Tuesday Jones is planning a cancer benefit, with racing memorabilia and a drivers’ meet and greet being auctioned off. Donating a vintage stock car is ex-racing star Diesel Lange. When Tuesday looks into his piercing blue eyes, she feels like it would be so easy to lose herself—but can she trust him with her fragile heart?

…and he’s about to make the greatest bid of his life.

Diesel Lange has had his own brush with death. After his accident, he knows he’s lucky to be alive, and he’s determined not to waste another minute of his life. Even though he’s retired, he still loves a thrill—and no one has set his heart racing like Tuesday Jones. He wants nothing more than to shift their romance into high gear, but he knows her heart is still aching with grief. Can Diesel do the one thing he could never do on the track—take it slow?


Hannah @ Dragons and Whimsy said...

Article 5 has a pretty awesome cover. I love the contrast.

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Mel said...

Article 5 sounds fantastic! It's going straight on my own wishlist! :)

Unknown said...

Article 5's cover is gorgeous! Thanks for the heads-up cause it's definitely going on my tbr pile.

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Anonymous said...

Good choices! Article 5 and Kiss Crush Collide are on my wishlist as well!

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Lisa @ Lost in Literature said...

Kiss Crush Collide looks really good. And I LOVE Erin McCarthy, so I'm sure that will be a good done! :)

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Anonymous said...

I'm adding Kiss Crush Collide to my wishlist right now! And I need to read the Play-by-Play series, if only for the covers ;) Speaking of covers, the one for Too Hot to Touch is a hot cover as well! I can't wait for Slow Ride to come out!!! I want Tuesday's story :) Hope you get to read these soon :)

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Hannah Mariska said...

Article 5 does sound fab! And I agree that the cover and contrasting colours works really well. It really stands out!

Thanks :)

BLHmistress said...

first all some hot looking covers, second I have been wanting to read Jaci Burton for awhile now.

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heavenisabookstore said...

Article 5 is a definite must and I really like the sound of Kiss Crush Collide. But the others I couldn't see past the covers. lol

Alyssa Kirk said...

I already had the first two on my radar but the others are new to me. Hot covers! How did I miss them?

Anonymous said...

I want all of them as well. Added Too Hot to Touch to my TBR list. Thanks for introducing me to it.

Bookish Brunette said...

AWESOME picks!!! I have everyone of these on my wishlist! LOL