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On My Wishlist (#22)

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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Im trying to cut down on adding to my wishlist as Im on a ban. I mean, I cant exaclty add loads cos that would defeat the object of my ban once its over if I go out and buy everything on there wouldnt it! Anyway because of this I’m only going to post two books on my wishlist this week. The first is one I asw reviewed on My Favourite Books by Essjay and in her review she mentioned that the hardback of this book is really pretty… Im a sucker for a pretty hardback and the story sounds amazing so it had to go on the wishlist…. 

The Orphan of Awkward Falls – Keith Graves
Oct 2011 (Chronicle)

Goodreads:

 When thirteen-year-old Josephine moves to Awkward Falls she can t help but snoop around the dilapidated mansion next door. Inevitably, she is captured by the house s strange inhabitants: an ancient automaton who serves as a butler, a cat patched together with a few odd parts, and most surprising of all, a boy named Thaddeus Hibble. Meanwhile, Fetid Stenchley the most feared patient in the Asylum for the Dangerously Insane is on the loose after making a dramatic escape, and there is only one thing on his mind…revenge. Unfortunately for Josephine and Thaddeus, he s headed their way. Can these unlikely friends stop Stenchley before it s too late? With a penchant for spooky details, surprising twists, and haunting illustrations, Keith Graves delivers a suspenseful and engaging first novel

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Next up is one I keep seeing around the blogoshpere and I couldnt resist becuase its all about music, and you know what I’m like for books about music! 


October 2011 (Henry Holt & Company) [US]

Goodreads: 
When privileged 17-year-old Jasmine gets kicked out of her house, she takes what is left of her savings and flees to Santa Cruz to pursue her dream of becoming a musician. Jasmine finds the ideal room in an oceanfront house, but she needs to convince the three guys living there that she’s the perfect roommate and lead guitarist for their band, C-Side. Too bad she has major stage fright and the cute bassist doesn’t think a spoiled girl from over the hill can hack it. . . 





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