On My Wishlist (#14)

On My Wishlist is a weekly meme brought to you by Book Chick City, its a chance for you to drool over all those books from the past, present or future which you cant wait to get your hands on! 
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All my wishlist picks this week are down to the blog I follow… this blogging business is bad for my purse!! First up is one that usually wouldnt be my kinda thing but I want to read the book before the movie comes out! 
August 1998 (Vintage books)

Goodreads Summary:
Set in Victorian England, Arthur Kipps, a junior solicitor in London, is summoned to Crythin Gifford to attend the funeral of Mrs Alice Drablow, and to sort through her papers before returning to London. It is here that Kipps first sees the woman in black and begins to gain an impression of the mystery surrounding her. From the funeral he travels to Eel Marsh House and sees the woman again, plus he also hears the terrifying sounds of adult and child passengers sinking into the quicksand on a pony and trap.

Despite Kipps’s experiences he resolves to spend the night at the house and fulfil hi professional duty.It is this night at Eel Marsh House that contains the greatest horror for Kipps. Rescued by Mr Daily, a friend he met on the train, Kipps discovers the reasons behind the hauntings at Eel Marsh House. The book ends with tragedy, with the woman in black exacting a final, terrible revenge



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Next is one Ive been hearing lots about but it isn’t out til next year and thats just in America! 


Graffiti Moon – Cath Crawley

Feb 2012 (Knopf books for young readers)


Goodreads Summary:

Senior year is over, and Lucy has the perfect way to celebrate: tonight, she’s going to find Shadow, the mysterious graffiti artist whose work appears all over the city. He’s out there somewhere—spraying color, spraying birds and blue sky on the night—and Lucy knows a guy who paints like Shadow is someone she could fall for. Really fall for. Instead, Lucy’s stuck at a party with Ed, the guy she’s managed to avoid since the most awkward date of her life. But when Ed tells her he knows where to find Shadow, they’re suddenly on an all-night search around the city. And what Lucy can’t see is the one thing that’s right before her eyes.



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Then another Ive seen mentioned on some blogs and I am really intrigued to read is


Monster High – Lisi Harrison
 

September 2010 (Atom)


Goodreads Summary:
From Lisi Harrison, the New York Times bestselling author of The Clique and Alphas, comes a new series with a fresh twist on high school, romance, and the horrors of trying to fit in.

They prefer to call themselves RAD (Regular Attribute Dodgers), but some call them monsters. So far, the “monster” community has kept a low profile in Salem, but this year two new girls enroll at Master High School, and the town will never be the same.
Created just fifteen days ago, Frankie Stein is psyched to trade her father’s formaldehyde-smelling basement lab for parties and cheerleading. But with a student body totally freaked out by rumors of monsters who might be stalking the halls, Frankie finds that life in the “normi” world can be rough for a chic freak like her.
She thinks she finds a friend in fellow new student Melody Carver–but can a normi be trusted with her big secret?

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So, whats on your wishlist?
  • The woman in black. I haven’t heard about that book before. But I really want to read it ’cause I love creepy/horror/mystery books. I hope you get it someday so I can read what you thought about it before I get it myself:)

  • I hadn’t heard of The Woman in Black before but it sounds really intriguing!

  • I haven’t heard of these books before but they look interesting. Great post! New follower!

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  • Monster High is on my wishlist too. I’m wishing for the first volume of a manga series a friend recommended to me. Please come which series I’m wishing for.

  • Ooh great picks! Graffiti Moon is on my list too, and I love the sound of Monster High.

  • Monster High sounds good. I wish they had those dolls when I was younger 🙂

    On My Wshlist

  • I saw the trailer for ‘A Woman in Black’ a couple of days ago… 😐

    Um. Yeah. CREEPY.
    Hope it doesn’t give you nightmares.

    Graffiti Moon is amazing, seriously. You need that book in your life!

  • Remind me to whip Monster High from the big girls shelf for you to borrow ;D