Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday

This is a blog meme hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine to highlight upcoming books. This week we're featuring picks chosen by SQT and Jim.

SQT's can't wait to read selection is:

Thief's Covenant by Ari Marmell

Publisher: Pyr Books
Date: February 21, 2012
240 pages

Once she had climbed to the ranks of the city’s aristocracy in a rags-to-riches story straight from an ancient fairy tale. Today she is Widdershins, a thief making her way with a sharp blade, a sharper wit, and the mystical aid of Olgun, a foreign god.

Widdershins and Olgun are going to find answers, and justice, for what happened to her—but only if those who almost destroyed her in those years gone by don’t finish the job first.

Two things caught my attention when I first saw this book-- the cover and the publisher. Pyr Books doesn't have a large catalog, but what they do have is awfully good. They have just recently started publishing YA titles and I'm interested to see how they compare to other publishing houses.

Jim's can't wait to read selection is:

The Lost Fleet: Invincible by Jack Campbell
Publisher: ACE
Publication Date: 5/1/2012
Pages: 400

Admiral John “Black Jack” Geary earned his rank after being revived from cryogenic sleep to lead the Alliance to victory against the Syndicate Worlds. But his superiors question his loyalty to the regime. Now in command of the First Fleet, Geary is tasked with exploring the frontier beyond Syndic space, a mission he fears deliberately puts the fleet—andhimself—in harm’s way.

I think my love of this series should be well known by now, since I've reviewed (and raved about) just about the entire series here. Not a single book in this series has been bad, not even disappointing. That's 7 books so far, with Invincible being book 8 (but if you're looking to catch up before the new book arrives, you could start with Dreadnaught - book 7, as it's a nice jumping on point) - and I doubt my feelings will be changing on this series anytime soon.


Bob (Beauty in Ruins) said...

Haven't read any of The Lost Fleet series, but I'm thinking that's an automatic addition to the TBR pile. Nice!

Charles Gramlich said...

The lost fleet sure sounds cool.

Carina Olsen said...

Oh, seems like interesting books :D Great picks ;)
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Love, Carina

Traci @ The Reading Geek said...

Great picks! Both sound great but I am especially looking forward to Thiefs Covenant.

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Kyanara_night said...

Those books sounds very interesting. But I think they are more the books my Male reads ;) perhaps I can sugest them to him.
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Tiffany Drew said...

Haven't heard of either of these so I'll be checking them out :) Love the cover for Thief's Covenant. Thanks for sharing!

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Maji Bookshelf said...

I agree, i really like the cover of thief's covenant. Definitely a book i would look out for!

thanks for sharing :)

- juhina

Raihana said...

I haven't heard about this one. :)Good choice
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Petra @ Safari Poet said...

I love the cover for Thief's Covenant. First I've heard of it. Thanks for sharing.


Addicted2Heroines said...

Marmell's books always look so cool. Really need to check him out. Love the cover.

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Jessirae said...

Your WoW picks look like awesome reads! I will check these books out! Thanks for sharing

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Bibliosaurus Text said...

Thief's Covenant sounds fun. I love Widdershins as a name!

A. Knight said...

Ok, WOW. Thief's Covenant looks FANTASTIC. Just look at that cover! You were definitely on point when you said that was one of the first things to draw your eye.

Have an amazing reading week!

- Asher (from Paranormal Indulgence)

Giselle said...

Oh these are both new to me! Thief's Covenant sounds really good!

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Guen the Random Girl (Ezine of a Random Girl) said...

I haven't heard about The Lost Fleet yet, but this sounds interesting! I can't wait for Thief's Covenant either and if this turns out to be good, I'm going to start looking out for more Pyr books, too.
Great picks this week! :D

Jennifer Messerschmidt said...

The Theif's Covenant looks really awesome! I have been wanting to read that one too. The Lost Fleet is new to me but looks interesting too.
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Leslee said...

I just finished Thief's Covenant. What a great book, can't wait for a sequel! Widdershins is a great character; I flew through the book and was sad to finish it.

Sophia said...

Both books sound totally awesome! Great choices.