Saturday, August 02, 2014

Fresh Batch (New Releases August 3rd – 9th)

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Fresh Batch, posted weekly, keeps you up to date on the hottest releases of the upcoming week.

Flavor of the week:

Of Metal and Wishes
Sarah Fine
Series: Of Metal and Wishes #1
Publication date: August 5th 2014
by Margaret K. McElderry Books

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There are whispers of a ghost in the slaughterhouse where sixteen-year-old Wen assists her father in his medical clinic—a ghost who grants wishes to those who need them most. When one of the Noor, men hired as cheap factory labor, humiliates Wen, she makes an impulsive wish of her own, and the Ghost grants it. Brutally.

Guilt-ridden, Wen befriends the Noor, including their outspoken leader, a young man named Melik. At the same time, she is lured by the mystery of the Ghost and learns he has been watching her … for a very long time.

As deadly accidents fuel tensions within the factory, Wen must confront her growing feelings for Melik, who is enraged at the sadistic factory bosses and the prejudice faced by his people at the hand of Wen’s, and her need to appease the Ghost, who is determined to protect her against any threat—real or imagined. She must decide whom she can trust, because as her heart is torn, the factory is exploding around her … and she might go down with it.


Other releases this week:
* In no particular order *




- Precarious (Jokers’ Wrath MC #1) by Bella Jewel
- Jane’s Harmony (Jane’s Melody #2) by Ryan Winfield [Purchase]
- Opposition (Lux #5) by Jennifer L. Armentrout [Purchase]
- Ugly Love by Colleen Hoover [Purchase]


- Blood Games (Chicagoland Vampires #10) by Chloe Neill [Purchase]
- Crave The Night (Midnight Breed #12) by Lara Adrian [Purchase]
- The Magician’s Land (The Magicians #3) by Lev Grossman [Purchase]
- Dark Skye (Immortals After Dark #15) by Kresley Cole [Purchase]


- Gates of Thread and Stone (Gates of Thread and Stone #1) by Lori M. Lee [Purchase]
- Mortal Danger (Immortal Game #1) by Ann Aguirre [Purchase]
- How to Handle a Heartbreaker (The McCauley Brothers #2) by Marie Harte [Purchase]
- Lead Me Not by A. Meredith Walters [Purchase]


- Magnolia by Kristi Cook [Purchase]
- Servants of the Storm by Delilah S. Dawson [Purchase]
- The Girl from the Well by Rin Chupeco [Purchase]
- Taking It All (Surrender Trilogy #3) by Maya Banks [Purchase]


- Severed Souls (Richard and Kahlan #3) by Terry Goodkind [Purchase]
- Accession (Sarath Web #1) by Terah Edun [Purchase]
- Breathe for Me by Rhonda Helms [Purchase]
- Blurred (Connections #3.5) by Kim Karr ([Purchase]


- The House of the Four Winds (One Dozen Daughters #1) by Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory [Purchase]
- Upside Down (Off the Map #1) by Lia Riley [Purchase]
- The Islands at the End of the World by Austin Aslan [Purchase]
- Some Boys by Patty Blount [Purchase]


- Lay It Down (Desert Dogs #1) by Cara McKenna [Purchase]
- Uncovered by Emily Snow
- Charlie Glass’s Slippers: A Very Modern Fairy Tale by Holly McQueen [Purchase]
- Deadly Little Sins (Prep School Confidential #3) by Kara Taylor [Purchase]


- Virgin by Radhika Sanghani [Purchase]
- Blind by Rachel DeWoskin [Purchase]
- Forget Me by K.A. Harrington [Purchase]
- Wordless (Words Made Flesh #1) by AdriAnne Strickland [Purchase]


- All for This (Here and Now #3) by Lexi Ryan
- The Scarlets (Asylum #1.5) by Madeleine Roux [Purchase]
- Just Call My Name (I’ll Be There #2) by Holly Goldberg Sloan [Purchase]
- Forecast by Rinda Elliott [Purchase]


- Infinite Repeat (An Art of Lainey novella) by Paula Stokes [Purchase]
- Greta and the Glass Kingdom (Mylena Chronicles #2) by Chloe Jacobs [Purchase]
- Fragile Destiny (The Aether Chronicles #3) by Suzanne Lazear [Purchase]
- Two Girls Staring at the Ceiling by Lucy Frank [Purchase]


- I Love I Hate I Miss My Sister by Amélie Sarn, Y. Maudet [Purchase]
- Inside the Maze Runner: The Guide to the Glade by Random House Value Publishing [Purchase]


Which book will make your first August purchase?

 

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