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!
Again this weeks wishlist picks are things Ive seen arund the internet, two on blogs and the third on twitter. I cant wait to get my hands on this first one after seeing the awesome trailer for it over on Book Angel Emma’s
blog on Tuesday and a great review on Heaven, Hell and Purgatory
September 2011 (Anderson Press)
In this mischievous and utterly original debut, Hansel and Gretel walk out of their own story and into eight other classic Grimm-inspired tales. As readers follow the siblings through a forest brimming with menacing foes, they learn the true story behind (and beyond) the bread crumbs, edible houses, and outwitted witches.
Fairy tales have never been more irreverent or subversive as Hansel and Gretel learn to take charge of their destinies and become the clever architects of their own happily ever after.
May 2007 (Chicken House)
Vicki planned to spend her summer as a waitress in her father’s seaside restaurant, a must-see tourist destination w/ its seashell-covered walls, a 230-year-old portrait of an evil eyed sea Captain & the majestic figurehead from his ship. But when the bay went dry & a 1772 sailing ship appeared, Vicki’s course was reset. For where the greedy mayor saw dollars signs & a nosy reporter saw something fishy, Vicki saw ghosts. Determined to discover the truth & to uncover old family secrets, Vicki, along with her new best friend Peter, must venture into the deep & believe the unbelievable.
And Finally, my attention was brought to this book via twitter when someone (I cant remember who) said that it wasn’t read enough. It sounds great and a couple of folks I know have read it and enjoyed it so I wanna check it out!
March 2011 (Kindle published)
When teen witch Ivy MacTavish changes a lizard into her date for a Halloween dance, everything turns to chaos. And when no one is powerful enough to transform him back except Ivy, it sparks the rumor: Like father, like daughter. Ivy has heard it all before – that her father, who left when she was seven – was involved with the darkest of magic.
Making the rumors worse, someone uses an evil spell book to bring back two of history’s most nefarious killers. Ivy’s got a simple plan to set things right: find the real dark spell caster, steal the book, and reverse the spell. No problem! But she’ll have to deal with something more dangerous than murderous spirits that want her and her friends dead: the school’s resident bad boy and hotter-than-brimstone demon, Nick Marcelli. Nick’s offering Ivy more than his help with recovering the missing book – he’s offering her a way to ditch her scaly reputation as a lizard-lover. Demons are about as hard to handle as black magic, and as Ivy soon discovers, it’s going to take more than a lot of luck and a little charm if she wants to survive long enough to clear her status as a dark witch, get a warm-blooded boyfriend, and have her former date back to eating meal worms before the week’s end.