JULY & AUGUST TBR Piles..HELP!

Happy ALMOST Weekend kids!  This is just a simple post where I need your comments and suggestions more than ever!

I have a few books that are on my June TBR and some planne for July, but I feel that as a new blogger, perhaps I have missed some really great reads along the way!

Can you guys be dears and let me know if there’s anything you think I would just love?  If you want some suggestions as well, I’d be glad to provide them!

Also, some reviews coming soon.  I’ve written two up; and they should post Sunday and Monday.  Not telling what they’re on, but I promise you’ll just love ’em!

ALSO- I wanted to thank you guys for being so awesome! Please continue this awesomeness 😉

Last thing. 
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Waiting on Wednesday [6/6]

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine
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I have two books I am DESPERATELY waiting on.  However.. to say the least.  I’m gonna be waiting a while.  But, I had to do these two!

(All excerpts provided by Goodreads)

First up…

Requiem (Delirium #3)

by: Lauren Oliver (Goodreads Author)
Expected publication: March 2013 by HarperTeen             
ISBN13
9780062014535
Ahhh.  Lauren Oliver!  Why you have done this to me, is beyond me!  You left me hanging in Pandemonium, and then make me wait almost a year for  REQUIEM? Come on now!  That’s not very nice!  But I’m SURE many of you can’t wait for this one either!
Finally, the one I don’t have to wait SO long for…

The Evolution of Mara Dyer (Mara Dyer #2)

by: Michelle Hodkin

Two days after Mara walks into a police station in Miami at the close of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, she is committed for psychiatric treatment for what her parents believe is a mental breakdown. But what seems like a hallucination to everyone else is a chilling reality for Mara. Someone from her past has discovered her strange, disturbing secret..
hrTwo days after Mara walks into a police station in Miami at the close of The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer, she is committed for psychiatric treatment for what her parents believe is a mental breakdown. But what seems like a hallucination to everyone else is a chilling reality for Mara. Someone from her past has discovered her strange, disturbing secret and that someone wants her to pay. But she’s about to discover that the price is more than she can bear.

Dark and thrilling, suspenseful and passionate, The Evolution of Mara Dyer will have readers breathlessly turning pages to find out what will become of Mara Dyer next.(less)Hardcover, 272 pages

Expected publication: October 23rd 2012
by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1442421797 (ISBN13: 9781442421790)

 
 
Ohhh Michelle Hodkin!  ANOTHER cliffhanger QUEEN!  I can’t wait.  I just can’t.  But at least I’ll only be waiting til October for this bad boy!  I need my Noah Fix! 
Anyway!  Tell me what you guys are waiting on!  I can’t wait to hear!  🙂  Leave me comments, I love ’em!  And follow me on twitter!

Also, SIDENOTE:  any new bloggers leave your links in the comments.  I understand how hard it is and would love to help any way I can!

As always,

Stay Reading!

-Cass

Pandemonium (PARTIAL Review)


Pandemonium (Delirium #2)
by Lauren Oliver (Goodreads Author)

I’m pushing aside the memory of my nightmare,
pushing aside thoughts of Alex,
pushing aside thoughts of Hana and my old school,

push,
push,
push,
like Raven taught me to do.
The old life is dead.
But the old Lena is dead too.
I buried her.
I left her beyond a fence,
behind a wall of smoke and flame.

Lauren Oliver delivers an electrifying follow-up to her acclaimed New York Times bestseller, Delirium. This riveting, brilliant novel crackles with the fire of fierce defiance, forbidden romance, and the sparks of a revolution about to ignite.

Published February 28th 2012 by Harper Teen (first published February 1st 2012)

I was literally about to put Pandemonium down until I got to around page 90. It took a little for it to come together, and be as exciting as Delirium was. However, once it picked up, I was in love. I didn’t want to put it down at all. And now I will spend the next.. 8 months waiting on Requiem.

While many people are saying that Lena is not the same character in this book, I have to disagree. Lauren Oliver makes it so we see distinct changes in Lena, but she is still the same girl. With all she’s been through, she had to come to terms with a lot, and mature. We get to see this Lena in Pandemonium.

However, I will say, the romance in this one, at least to ME did not compare at ALL to Delirium. Delirium was heart-wrenching, in a good way, this one, was lacking in that area. But maybe that is what Lauren Oliver had to do to distinguish between the relationship in this novel, and the one in the last.

Nonetheless, excellent! Lauren Oliver; you are a genius. 🙂

4.5/5 Stars
(It would have been five, if it didn’t take so long to get sucked in)