Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday (33): Everbound

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. Visit Breaking The Spine to see more entries!



This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:
 Everbound (Everneath #2) by Brodi Ashton
Release Date: January 22nd 2013 by Balzer+Bray/HarperCollins
 Format: Hardcover





 Goodreads Summary:
Nikki Beckett could only watch as her boyfriend, Jack, sacrificed himself to save her, taking her place in the Tunnels of the Everneath for eternity — a debt that should’ve been hers. She’s living a borrowed life, and she doesn’t know what to do with the guilt. And every night Jack appears in her dreams, lost and confused and wasting away.

Desperate for answers, Nikki turns to Cole, the immortal bad boy who wants to make her his queen — and the one person least likely to help. But his heart has been touched by everything about Nikki, and he agrees to assist her in the only way he can: by taking her to the Everneath himself.

Nikki and Cole descend into the Everneath, only to discover that their journey will be more difficult than they’d anticipated — and more deadly. But Nikki vows to stop at nothing to save Jack — even if it means making an incredible sacrifice of her own.

In this enthralling sequel to Everneath, Brodi Ashton tests the bonds of destiny and explores the lengths we’ll go to for the ones we love.





Reasons I want to read & own this book: 
1. The cover. Yes, I have a huge case of coverlove with Everbound. Guilty, lol. I am a huge fan of book covers that have girls in fabulous dresses. Some people are a bit tired of the trend. I can't get enough. The fashionista in me is a fan :D I think the dress is pretty. I love the flowy-ness and the grey/black tones on the cover with the peachy background. I think it's an interesting mix.



2. The genre. The books in the Everneath series are loosely inspired by Greek Myth. And who loves Greek myth like nobody's business? *raises hand* - this girl right here :D... I have not had a chance to read book 1 in this series, but everyone who has read it has told me that they have loved it so I can't wait to eventually check it out and hopefully have it read before Everbound (the sequel to book 1) comes out.
 
 
 
 
What do you guys think? :)







24 comments:

  1. I still need to read Everneath! I've had it since it's release. Really sad I know! I love love the covers! So gorgeous!
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  2. I loved Everneath, so I'm really looking forward to reading this one. I'm a little afraid though, too, I hope it's not another agonizing cliffhanger. Nice pick Jennifer. :)

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  3. I have Everneath but haven't got to it yet! I'm gonna have to soon!

    Nikki @ Books Most Wanted

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  4. I still have to read Everneath. I have an ebook but I have no time right now. I hope to read it soon cause I've heard only good things about it. Great pick.

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  5. This has reminded me to get to Everneath before January :-)
    I can't wait to start :-)
    Thanks for a great pick!

    Cassie
    GreatMunchieReads

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  6. I liked Everneath more than I thought I would, so I'm quite interested to see what happens next - nice pick this week :)

    Here’s my WoW post.

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  7. I still haven't read Everneath! I really need to fix that, and soon. The covers are so gorgeous!

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  8. I'm super excited about this one too, I really liked Everneath. And *high five* for fashionistas and covers with pretty covers! I love this one too!<3

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  9. YES! I got an ARC of this last week and I am so so excited to read it! Awesome pick :)

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  10. Also dying for this one!!! Loved the first book and can't wait to see what happens after that ending! Come check out my WoW!

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  11. That is indeed a gorgeous cover! Great choice!

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  12. This series has the most beautiful covers. I really get Everneath and read it too. Great pick..

    Jenea @ Books Live Forever's WoW

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  13. While I don't think that girls-in-pretty-dresses-covers are the most unique invention for YA books, I'm definitely not tired of them yet - at least they're always pretty to look at. And this one's exceptionally pretty. :)

    I can't believe you haven't read EVERNEATH yet. You so need to change that soon, because it's really, really great. ;)

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  14. Amazingly I hadn't heard of this book, or the series, but it sounds awesome! I also love the cover. Thank you so much for bringing it to my attention! ^.^ If you would like to check out my Waiting On Wednesday post you can do so here. :)

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  15. Great pick! I really need to read Everneath still, it sounds great! I definitely plan on reading it soon though, I love the cover for this one!

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    Traci @ The Reading Geek

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  16. I really liked the first book so I can't wait to read this one too! I'm jealous of everyone getting their hands on an early copy. :D great pick!

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  17. I still have to read the first book...but I can't wait to start and see what all the hype is about! Great pick! :D

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    ~ Maida @ Literary Love Affair

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  18. I really need to take some time and read Everneath! I am so in love with the covers for this series! Thanks for sharing! Happy reading :)

    MaryAnn
    Chapter by Chapter

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  19. EEEEEEEEE! Everbound! I am SO SO anxious for this book. After that ending in Everneath, I am desperate to read the sequel. And the cover is GORGEOUS!

    Awesome WoW pick, Jennifer! ♥

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  20. I haven't read Everbound yet but I would love to give it a try when it comes out. I hope you enjoy it when you get the chance to read it. Great pick!
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  21. I have Everneath from the library but I haven't got around to reading it yet. Soon :)

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  22. Nice, I had this one on my list before but thanks for sharing.

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  23. I'm definitely waiting on this one too! Incarnate was so great! Thanks for sharing Jennifer!

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    Giselle from Book Nerd Canada
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